PhillyClout Archive: March, 2011

Committee of Seventy Files Legal Support for DROP Suits

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Here's their release: SEVENTY COMBATS DROP IN COMMONWEALTH COURT PHILADELPHIA – March 31, 2011 – The Committee of Seventy today... Read more

"Ban the Box" Legislation Passes

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City Council just gave final passage to legislation that would block most employers from asking about job applicants’ criminal histories... Read more

Council To Make Public Comment Less Public

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For the past few weeks, City Council chambers have been packed every week with residents to testify for and against a controversial proposal... Read more

Thursday's DN: The School District Budget Gets Ugly

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Tough times have arrived and appear to be getting worse at the Philadelphia School District. Ronnie Polaneczky calls it "Every Child Left... Read more

Dan McCaffery To Run For State Attorney General

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Dan McCaffery, a candidate for District Attorney in 2009, plans to run next year for state Attorney General. And McCaffery has an important... Read more

PICA Questions Nutter's Property Tax Estimates

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The city's fiscal watchdog, the Pennsylvania Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority, has issued a letter to Mayor Nutter, questioning the... Read more

Committee of Seventy Announces Council Candidate Forums

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Here's their release: DATES AND VENUES ANNOUNCED FOR COMMITTEE OF SEVENTY/LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATE FORUMS PHILADELPHIA... Read more

Gov. Corbett Gets Personal, Mocks Rendell's Tour Bus

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Gov. Corbett has been in office for just 10 weeks now and like many who inherit a financial mess, he likes to blame the man he replaced, former... Read more