PhillyClout Archive: March, 2009

Rendell: RNC Chairman's "Days Are Numbered"

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Gov. Rendell, as a former chairman of the Democratic National Committee, knows a thing or two about ticking off powerful players in the party... Read more

Is DROP Working? Nutter Wants a Study

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Mayor Nutter wants to commission a study to find out if the city's Deferred Retirement Option Plan (DROP) is working. "What is the future... Read more

Council Decorum Crack-Down After Comcast Curiosities

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City Council President Anna Verna, known to run public meetings with a schoolmarm style that frowns upon noisy conversations and other disruptions... Read more

Nutter Wants Independent Elected Officials to Rethink Cars

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Nutter took a dig at other elected officials today, as he spoke about reductions he has made to the city fleet. Nutter said 243 vehicles have... Read more

Swift, Negative Response To Councilman's Library Funding Idea

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Negative reaction came swiftly this morning to City Councilman Bill Green's idea to take part of the city's property tax and dedicate it to... Read more

Councilman Wants to Use Property Tax to Support Libraries

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City Councilman Bill Green is about to introduce legislation that would ask voters if they want to divert part of the local property tax to... Read more

Jamie Foxx Talks About Filming in Philly, Complains About Cold

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Entertainment Tonight interviewed actors Jamie Foxx and Gerard Butler about the film they've been shooting in Philly, "Law Abiding Citizen... Read more

Thursday's DN: The Tax Man Shows Up

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Mayor Nutter delivers an overdue tax bill, prompting an attorney to cry foul. And City Controller Alan Butkovitz tells the School District... Read more