PhillyClout Archive: February, 2009

Welcome to Prison. Now Pay Up

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Prisons Commissioner Louis Giorla today said he was considering charging a fee for all new inmates at Philadelphia prisons. "We just have... Read more

Penn Posts Data From First Budget Workshop

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The Penn Project for Civic Engagement has posted the reports from the first community budget workshop on their website. You can go through and... Read more

Wednesday -- PA Statehouse is bloated

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John Baer reports that the Pennsylvania state legislature has the largest staff of any legislatave body in the country. Or as he says: "Our... Read more

Jury Deliberating Again In City Hall Corruption Case

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The jury in the federal trial of Chris Wright, former chief of staff for City Councilman Jack Kelly, resumed deliberations about an hour ago... Read more

Two Anti-Casino Groups Gear Up For Big Day Tomorrow

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Anti-casino activists are gearing up for a big day in the city tomorrow. The "No Casino In The Heart Of Our City Coalition," being... Read more

City Considering Trash Fee

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Deputy Mayor for Transportation and Utilities Rina Cutler said today that implementing a sanitation fee could be a "win-win" for Philadelphia... Read more

PhillyStat on Economic Development Today

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This just in: RELEASE MEDIA ADVISORY MAYOR NUTTER TO CHAIR BUDGET PHILLYSTAT SESSION ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND TRANSPORTATION WHO: ... Read more

Federal Jury Gets City Hall Corruption Case Today

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The federal corruption trial of Chris Wright, City Councilman Jack Kelly's former chief of staff, and three political allies, gets back under... Read more