PhillyClout Archive: June, 2011

Soda Tax Opponents Rally Outside City Hall

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Union workers, business owners, advocates for the soda industry and several City Council members gathered outside City Hall today to protest... Read more

Will Philly Ever Start Tax-Cutting Again

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Check out an interesting Dave Davies column over at WHHY's Newsworks site on whether Philadelphia can ever regain momentum on tax cuts. An... Read more

Gov. Corbett Popular, His Policies Not As Much, Poll Shows

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If governing was a popularity contest, Gov. Corbett would be in decent shape with the state's voters, a new poll from Qunnipiac University... Read more

Tuesday -- Teachers Rally Over Pink Slips

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Teachers rally over pink slips. And Council continues to debate as time pressure increases on schools funding. Police arrest a woman who... Read more

Council Continues to Debate Schools Funding, Soda Opponents Set To Rally Tomorrow

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Time is running out for City Council to decide on whether to provide more revenues for the cash-poor school district. As they continue to debate... Read more

Monday -- Is there Schools Funding Being Hidden?

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The DN looks at a lawsuit filed by Sgt. Kimberly Byrd -- a controversial former top aide to ex-Police Commissioner Sylvester Johnson -- against... Read more

No Vote on Soda, Property Taxes For Schools Today

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As expected, today's Council hearing concluded without a vote on any of the revenue measures before them to raise funds for schools. After... Read more

Colbert Asks Ridge: Feed Fracking Fluid To Toddlers?

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U.S. Rep.-turned Governor-turned secretary for homeland security-turned natural gas industry consultant Tom Ridge appeared last night on Comedy... Read more