PhillyClout Archive: June, 2011

President Obama Says He Wants To "Rebuild At Home" At Local Fundraiser

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President Barack Obama touted his economic policies at home and draw down of wars in Iraq and Afghanistan during a fundraiser at the Hyatt... Read more

Councilman Goode Working on Alternate Paid Sick Leave Plan

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Despite Mayor Nutter’s decision to veto the controversial paid sick leave bill this week, some City Council members will not let the... Read more

Update on Council Members' Plans For COLA

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UPDATED, 5:04 p.m.: Ok, we've got an update on how City Council will deal with a 1.9 percent cost of living raise set to start today. In... Read more

Thursday - School Unions Not Budging on Contracts

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School unions not prepared to budge on contracts despite Superintendent's call for savings. And the city's non-uniform workers still don't... Read more

Happy Birthday Mayor Nutter

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PhillyClout birthday wishes go out to Mayor Nutter, who turns 54 today. He's spending the day in Chicago for a meeting held by the Clinton... Read more

Wed -- Corbett and the Gas Industry

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Check out Will Bunch's piece on Gov. Corbett's backing from gas drillers. Mayor Nutter will veto controversial sick leave legislation. Duck... Read more

New Prez For PIDC

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Mayor Nutter today announced that Peter Longstreth, president of the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation will retire in September... Read more

Mayor Nutter Vetoes Sick Leave Legislation

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As expected, Mayor Nutter will veto sick leave legislation that passed City Council almost two weeks ago. You can read his letter to Council... Read more