PhillyClout Archive: August, 2009

Will City Lose October Sales Tax Revenue?

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Even if the state approves the city budget relief, may more cuts be on the way? Two weeks ago, Mayor Nutter announced a round of cuts -- delaying... Read more

Council Meets to Discuss Harrisburg Legislation

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Members of City Council just wrapped up a meeting where their legal counsel provided a briefing on the amendments added by the state Senate... Read more

City Carefully Watching Cash Flow

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As the city anxiously awaits a Sept. 8 vote on legislation that would provide budget relief, Finance Director Rob Dubow says he is carefully... Read more

Abraham Remembers Larry Frankel

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At a press conference this morning, District Attorney Lynne Abrahm expressed her condolences to the family of Larry Frankel, the longtime local... Read more

Monday -- DHS Suffers $40 Million Shortfall

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The Department of Human Services is short $40 million in reimbursements for services. Is a new state billing system to blame? A fugitive... Read more

Mayor Nutter: Foxwoods Ruling "A Step Backwards"

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STATEMENT FROM MAYOR NUTTER ON TODAY’S PENNSYLVANIA GAMING CONTROL BOARD DECISION Philadelphia, August 28 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter... Read more

Philly Legislators Angered By Foxwoods Ruling

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State Sen. Larry Farnese and State Rep. Mike O'Brien just put out this news release about today's ruling by the state Gaming Control Board... Read more

DiCicco: Foxwoods Ruling "Damages Philadelphia's Fabric"

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Statement from City Councilman Frank DiCicco on Gaming Control Board's ruling: From the beginning, I have believed that gaming, if done well... Read more