3:29 PM / Thursday September 24, 2020

15 Dec 2017

Rabb responds to PPA audits, pushes for Philadelphia to regain local control

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
December 15, 2017 Category: Local Posted by:

ABOVE PHOTO:  Rep. Chris Rabb


State Rep. Chris Rabb, (D-200th Dist.) released the following statement in response to the Pennsylvania Auditor General’s audits of the Philadelphia Parking Authority:


“I am outraged to read that Auditor General DePasquale uncovered such financial mismanagement in the PPA.

This potentially has cost the already debt ridden Philadelphia School District $77.9 million, which stripped our children of the educational resources they need and rightfully deserve.

How could the PPA Board of Directors allow the former executive director, who the AG rightfully deemed as an ‘unchecked tyrant,’ to continue even after being accused of sexual harassment?

This inexcusable ignorance and blatant negligence reaffirms my stance that we in the state legislature should return control of the PPA back to Philadelphia.

I have supported legislation (H.B. 874) that would end the state’s reign over the parking authority. Like the SRC, commonwealth control is crippling our city financially. The PPA needs responsible and dependable leadership, not another autocratic regime to run it into the ground.”

  • Facebook
  • Twitter

Leave a Comment

Recent News


Fall home decor trends: Comforting hues, flexible design

September 17, 2020

Tweet Share Pin Email By Kim Cook New York-based designer Glenn Gissler painted this New York loft...


Review: A provocative idea that doesn’t work in ‘Antebellum’

September 17, 2020

Tweet Share Pin Email ABOVE PHOTO: Janelle Monae, left, and London Boyce in a scene from “Antebellum.”...


Dismay over Breonna Taylor spills into America’s streets

September 24, 2020

Tweet Share Pin Email Breonna Taylor’s family has made it clear: ‘I’m mad as hell because nothing’s...


Totally Inconsistent

September 21, 2020

Tweet Share Pin Email The Philadelphia Eagles were their own worst enemy during Sunday’s loss to the...


Know the facts about pulmonary fibrosis

September 17, 2020

Tweet Share Pin Email BPT Pulmonary fibrosis (PF) is a progressive and debilitating disease that leads to...


SUNscopes for the week of September 20

September 17, 2020

Tweet Share Pin Email All Signs: I believe that in the next few months, we will discover...

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff