PhillyClout Archive: February, 2009

Nutter Announces Pension Savings Plan

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Here are the details from the Mayor's press office: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MAYOR NUTTER AND CONTROLLER BUTKOVITZ ANNOUNCE PLAN TO REDUCE CITY’S... Read more

Closing Arguments About - Again - To Start In City Hall Corruption Case

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OK, let's try this again. Closing arguments in the City Hall corruption case of Chris Wright, City Councilman Jack Kelly's former chief of staff... Read more

Nutter Doesn't Prep 30 Percent Reduction Scenario for Mayor's Office

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We've been reviewing the scenarios prepared by city departments to show the impact of 10, 20 or 30 percent budget cuts on their operations... Read more

Mayor and City Controller to Announce Pension Fund Savings Plan

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This just dropped in our inbox. As you may know, the city pension fund is one of the biggest drags on Philly's budget. (Look at today's DN... Read more

Closing Arguments Today In City Hall Corruption Trial

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

Thursday -- Should City Expand Community Court?

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Former state Sen. Vince Fumo said in court that he was "probably wrong" to let a Senate staffer do campaign work at her Senate desk... Read more

Nutter Says Stimulus Money Won't Solve City Budget Gap

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If the stimulus package becomes a reality, Philadelphia seems poised to get a cut of the funding for key priorities like schools, transit and... Read more

Stimulus Deal Struck

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Congress has announced that they have reached a deal on the economic stimulus package -- a $789 billion agreement. For the details so far,... Read more