PhillyClout Archive: April, 2012

City Commissioners want to increase poll workers' pay

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Today City Commissioners asked City Council for more money to give a raise to poll workers and to pay for an education campaign about the new... Read more

Monday -- Who could get squeezed by property tax plan?

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Who could see big increases under Mayor Nutter's property tax proposal? The trial starts this week for the accused killer of Sabina Rose O'Donnell... Read more

Was the Sheriff's Office trying to keep public testimony private?

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Moments before Sheriff Jewel Williams sat before City Council Thursday to request $3.5 million more for his office’s budget for fiscal... Read more

Kensington residents support vacant property maintenance bill

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This month's fatal fire in the vacant East Kensington Thomas W. Buck Hosiery building that left two firefighters dead could have been much... Read more

Babette Josephs concedes 182nd race to Brian Sims

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State Rep. Babette Josephs, who has represented Center City's 182nd District since 1985, just conceded Tuesday's Democratic primary election... Read more

Friday's DN --SEPTA workers win big

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SEPTA workers win $172.7 million in Wednesday’s Powerball jackpot. So, what are they going to do with all of that dough? Here's some... Read more

So, Sheriff's budget proposal does not include new SUV...

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Philadelphia Sheriff Jewell Williams told reporters today that the budget proposal he presented before City Council today did not include the... Read more

Sheriff asks Council for extra $3.5 million

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Philadelphia Sheriff Jewell Williams asked City Council for $3.5 million more than they were given for last year’s budget –to pay... Read more