PhillyClout Archive: November, 2009

Wednesday -- Council Members Want to Keep Dad Vail in Philadelphia

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Two City Councilman want to keep the Dad Vail regatta in Philadelphia. John Baer writes about Scranton Mayor Chris Doherty entering the governor's... Read more

City Controller Says Private Tow Truck Operators Are Gouging Citizens

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City Controller Alan Butkovitz today issued a report accusing many of the city's private towing companies of violating city law by charging... Read more

NY State Going Through Tough Financial Times

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Check out this story from today's NY Times about New York state's financial woes. An excerpt: The state’s budget crisis and the negotiations... Read more

PICA Releases October Tax Revenue Numbers

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The Pennsylvania Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority released their montly report on the city's tax revenues today. It reveals that October... Read more

Tuesday -- More Details on how the SEPTA Deal Got Done

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Here's the real lowdown on how the SEPTA deal got done. A former Philadelphia police officer who used his badge to rob drug dealers is sentenced... Read more

City On Track to End Year $31 Million in Red

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The city is on track to end the fiscal year $31 million in the hole, Budget Director Steve Agostini told City Council members during a briefing... Read more

State Rep. Daryl Metcalfe Under Fire From Veterans

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The Allentown Morning Call has a good profile today of state Rep. Daryl Metcalfe, a Republican from Butler County who has irked numerous minority... Read more

Monday -- Finally, SEPTA Strike Over

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It's official. SEPTA is heading back to work. But the strike didn't stop Eagles fans from getting to the game yesterday. John Baer explains... Read more