PhillyClout Archive: February, 2009

Nutter Sets Up Tax Task Force

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In a speech to the city's business community today, Mayor Nutter announced that he was setting up a new task force to look at the city's tax... Read more

Tuesday -- Budget Cut Scenarios Look Ugly

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After Daily News investigation into allegations that a narcotics cop and an informant fabricated evidence, public defenders review criminal... Read more

Chris Wright On Stand Again In City Hall Corruption Trial

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Chris Wright, City Councilman Jack Kelly's former chief of staff, is expected to re-take the stand this morning to continue testimony in his... Read more

Budget Briefing Includes Grim Snapshot Of Potential Cuts

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Catherine Lucey just got a copy of the city presentation with some of the budget cut scenarios and it's pretty grim. In the wake of a $1 billion... Read more

Mayor's Budget Briefing Angers Firefighter Union Leader

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Catherine Lucey reports that local firefighter union president Brian McBride just stormed out, fifteen minutes into the administration's budget... Read more

Union Prez Bashes Nutter's Public Budget Process

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District Council 47 President Cathy Scott, whose union represents white-collar city workers, today held a press conference to attack Mayor... Read more

In DN Op-Ed, Nutter Asks City To Pull Together During Crisis

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We didn't link this earlier today, but it's an interesting read. Mayor Nutter has an op-ed in today's paper about the budget crisis, in which... Read more

Nutter To Brief Council on Budget Scenarios

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Mayor Nutter will brief City Council tonight on department budget cut options. Nutter plans to provide council members with the scenarios created... Read more