PA State Reps Introduce Water Ratepayer Rights Legislation

By Mike Wood You privatise away and then you make us pay We’ll take it back some day, mark my words, mark my words We’ll take it back some day, mark my words. -Billy Bragg A pair of bills in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives could make it more difficult for private utility companies to purchase public water and wastewater systems. HB97 was introduced by … Continue reading PA State Reps Introduce Water Ratepayer Rights Legislation

The Fight to Save Williamson Park

By Vincent Montoya-Armanios At least ten Morrisville residents have been organizing to stop Select Morrisville LLC from moving forward with its proposal to demolish Williamson Park and develop luxury apartments, a hotel, retail shops, restaurants and an amphitheater. So far, almost 900 people have signed a Change.org petition to save Williamson Park. Environmental concerns are shared by many members of the group. Steve Fowler, for … Continue reading The Fight to Save Williamson Park

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NOPE Stops Sewer Sale

By Mike Wood If you look at the Norristown Municipal Waste Authority’s website, you might never know they’d just won a fight for their existence.  On December 15, 2020 the Norristown Municipal Council voted unanimously to repeal ordinances 20-14, and 20-15, delivering a victory to the people of Norristown. Ordinance 20-14 would have transferred the sewer authority’s assets to the municipality, and ordinance 20-15 authorized … Continue reading NOPE Stops Sewer Sale