PhillyClout Archive: June, 2011

Council Gives Final Approval to Temporary Property Tax Hike

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It’s official. City Council just approved a temporary property tax hike as part of their budget to provide more revenues for the cash-poor... Read more

Council Approves Commercial Advertising on Market East

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City Council just approved a controversial bill that would allow electronic signs along Market Street between 7th and 12th streets. The legislation... Read more

Council's Redistricting Deadline Sept. 9

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As we reported in today's paper, Council's redistricting deadline is actually Sept. 9, not Sept. 24 as they were originally told by the City... Read more

Thursday's DN: Goldsmith Says Ackerman Must Go

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Phil Goldsmith, a former Inquirer reporter, Philadelphia School District CEO and city managing director, says Mayor Nutter and Gov. Corbett... Read more

Karen Brown Gets Campaign Advice From John Street

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Karen Brown, the former Democratic City Committeewoman recruited by the Republican City Committee to run for mayor this year, is hard at work... Read more

Wed -- Stop and Frisk Gets Curbed

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Nutter administration agrees to retooling of controversial "stop and frisk" policy. And Mayor Nutter talks about his own experiences with... Read more

Pool Season Kicks Off Tomorrow

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Here's the release: MAYOR NUTTER TO KICK OFF PHILADELPHIA’S 2011 POOL SEASON WHO: Mayor Michael A. Nutter Mike DiBerardinis, Commissioner... Read more

Tuesday -- Will State Help Schools?

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State Sen. Vincent Hughes said the city's additional funding to schools could help motivate Harrisburg to do more. State Education Secretary... Read more