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Archive: August, 2009
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Will City Lose October Sales Tax Revenue?
Mon, Aug 31, 2009, 3:17 PM
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...
Council Meets to Discuss Harrisburg Legislation
Mon, Aug 31, 2009, 2:18 PM
Members of City Council just wrapped up a meeting where their legal counsel provided a briefing on the amendments added by the state Senate...
City Carefully Watching Cash Flow
Mon, Aug 31, 2009, 11:20 AM
As the city anxiously awaits a Sept. 8 vote on legislation that would provide budget relief, Finance Director Rob Dubow says he is carefully...
Abraham Remembers Larry Frankel
Mon, Aug 31, 2009, 11:03 AM
At a press conference this morning, District Attorney Lynne Abrahm expressed her condolences to the family of Larry Frankel, the longtime local...
Monday -- DHS Suffers $40 Million Shortfall
Mon, Aug 31, 2009, 8:19 AM
The Department of Human Services is short $40 million in reimbursements for services. Is a new state billing system to blame? A fugitive...
Mayor Nutter: Foxwoods Ruling "A Step Backwards"
Fri, Aug 28, 2009, 4:35 PM
STATEMENT FROM MAYOR NUTTER ON TODAY’S PENNSYLVANIA GAMING CONTROL BOARD DECISION Philadelphia, August 28 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter...
Philly Legislators Angered By Foxwoods Ruling
Fri, Aug 28, 2009, 3:46 PM
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...
DiCicco: Foxwoods Ruling "Damages Philadelphia's Fabric"
Fri, Aug 28, 2009, 2:22 PM
Statement from City Councilman Frank DiCicco on Gaming Control Board's ruling: From the beginning, I have believed that gaming, if done well...