PhillyClout Archive: March, 2009

PhillyClout Salutes Skip Wiener, Advocate For Urban Open Space

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PhillyClout would like to salute Skip Wiener, founder and executive director of The Urban Tree Connection, who cares so much about open space... Read more

Political Watchdog: End DROP Program Loophole For Elected Officials

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The Committee of 70 wants Mayor Nutter's City Solicitor to reverse the opinion of the last person to hold that job, who said it was legal for... Read more

DROP Program Scrutiny Prompts City Council Tirade

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Did you read this story in today's Daily News? City Council Majority Leader Marian Tasco sure did. And she didn't like it. Not one bit. Tasco... Read more

Thursday's DN: DROP, The Budget And Ethics

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Your City Hall team takes a look at DROP for elected officials, in light of Mayor Nutter's call to change the controversial program. The long... Read more

Councilman Green Revisits Library Victory During Budget Hearing

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City Councilman Bill Green didn't win the legal battle all by himself to keep 11 library branches in the city last year when Mayor Nutter wanted... Read more

Nutter Announces Appointees to Community College Board of Trustees

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Here's the release: MAYOR NUTTER ANNOUNCES APPOINTEES TO THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF PHILADELPHIA BOARD OF TRUSTEES Philadelphia, March 25,... Read more

City Council Budget Hearings Under Way

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City Council's hearings for Mayor Nutter's controversial budget, which starts on July 1 and must close a $1.4 billion gap in the city's five-year... Read more

Wednesday -- Sandra Dungee Glenn on Way Out at SRC

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Sandra Dungee Glenn is expected to be replaced on the School Reform Commission, sources tell the DN. Court appoints "special master"... Read more