PhillyClout Archive: May, 2012

Council renames courthouse for Justice Juanita Kidd Stout

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In her honor, City Council yesterday renamed the Criminal Justice Center after the late Justice Juanita Kidd Stout. Stout was the first African-American... Read more

AVI rhetoric heats up

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This property tax debate is getting really nasty. Mayor Nutter today held a press conference with State Sen. Tony Williams, calling on state... Read more

How will Council raise money for schools?

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Next week the budget process is sure to heat-up as City Council mulls over a number of proposals to raise money for the cash-strapped school... Read more

In Council it's jeers and cheers from school employees

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Cheers turned to boos and back to cheers again in City Council today. Councilwoman Maria Quinones-Sanchez sponsored a resolution calling for... Read more

Mayor Bloomberg tries new crackdown on soda in NYC

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The New York Times reports today that Mayor Bloomberg plans to ban the sale of large sodas and sugar-sweetened drinks at movie theaters and... Read more

Thursday's DN: Non-profit prez has checkered past

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The Inspector General's Office is trying to figure out why the cash-strapped School District of Philadelphia gave nearly $150,000 to a non-profit... Read more

State Rep. complains mayor never talks to her

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Attention Mayor Nutter: State Rep. Rosita Youngblood would appreciate a phone call. At a hearing today in Philadelphia, Youngblood unleashed... Read more

Does state law require AVI to be revenue neutral?

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UPDATED: This post has been updated to reflect additional comment from the Nutter administration. This property tax debate just keeps getting... Read more