PhillyClout Archive: March, 2012

Clarke expects spirited conversation on budget, AVI heart of debate

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Next week City Council will continue hearings on Mayor Nutter’s proposed budget. Since Nutter revealed his budget plan earlier this... Read more

City is taking applications for Commission on Parks and Recreation

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Interested in being on the city's Commission on Parks and Recreation? Check out the press release below to find out how you can apply. Friday... Read more

Friday's DN-- The sham of minority contracts

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The city is cracking down on sham minority contracts. Young adults are jobless. The School Reform Commission voted to close eight schools... Read more

Council pushes state to take action on child sexual abuse legislation

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State Rep. Louise Bishop was 12 years old when her stepfather stripped her of her innocence in the middle of the night inside of her Georgia... Read more

Nutter staffer to head Obama voter ID education effort

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We'd like to offer a PhillyClout congrats to Nutter staffer Lauren Vidas, who's leaving the administration to serve as Voter Protection Coordinator... Read more

Kenney wants to expand 'resign to run' for all elected officials

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Updated: To include correction on current "Resign to run" rule In 2006 Councilman Jim Kenney tried to push a charter change that would allow... Read more

Board of Ethics to revise rules regarding Controller's staff

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The city Board of Ethics is set to end a workaround that allows some employees at the City Controller's office to skirt city ethics rules. A... Read more

Specter on Palin: Strong on sensuality, not intellectualism

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Former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter told WHYY's Radio Times this morning that he found former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin strong on "sensuality" but... Read more