PhillyClout Archive: January, 2009

Corruption Trial Tallies Divorce Legal Bills

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Divorce is difficult. So imagine going through a divorce, getting indicted on federal corruption charges and then sitting in a courtroom as... Read more

City Restructures Waterfront Agency

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Following through on a promise from last June, Mayor Nutter today re-invented the Penn's Landing Corp., which dissolved itself and was replaced... Read more

City Hall Corruption Trial Focuses On Pricey Apartment

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The opening testimony in the federal corruption trial of Chris Wright, City Councilman Jack Kelly's former chief of staff and four of his political... Read more

Friday's DN: Bank Robbers, Corruption Trials & Campaign Loopholes

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Here's a sad economic model: Economy goes into decline, bank robberies increase. Was Chris Wright, City Councilman Jack Kelly's former chief... Read more

Department Budget Cut Scenarios Due Tomorrow

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Tomorrow is the deadline for city department heads to turn in scenarios that show what cuts of 10, 20 or 30 percent would do to their budgets... Read more

Grim Economic News From City Controller

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This just in from City Controller Alan Butkovitz: Local Home Prices Predicted to Take Significant Decline Prices were not as bad as National... Read more

City Lauds Success of Effort to Extend Benefits to Seniors

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Mayor Nutter today celebrated the success of a joint state-city effort to enroll low income Philly seniors in federal and state benefit programs... Read more

Defense: Chris Wright Not Bribed But Helped By Friends

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We’re almost done with opening arguments in the federal corruption trial for City Councilman Jack Kelly’s former chief of staff and... Read more