PhillyClout Archive: March, 2009

LIVEBLOG: Nutter's Budget Address

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11:32 -- And that's a wrap. Nutter tries to inspire at the end of the 53 minute speech. Here's the final remarks: "Nothing that’s... Read more

Fight Breaks Out in Council Balcony

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A fight just broke out in City Council on the balcony level. Civil affairs officers broke up the altercation which stalled Council for several... Read more

Union Leader Not Happy With Nutter's Budget

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The budget Mayor Nutter unveils today relies heavily on union contract concessions. He’s looking for $125 million in contract savings... Read more

Crowd Gathers for Budget Address, Former Mayor Street In the Audience

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The mayor won't appear for over an hour, but already City Council chambers are filling up for his budget address today. Top city officials... Read more

Thursday -- Budget Day

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More on Mayor Nutter's budget and the "Plan B". Why Nutter thinks wage and business taxes are untouchable. And a preview of the battle... Read more

Want To Watch Mayor Nutter's Budget Address?

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Mayor Nutter is set to give his budget address to City Council today at 11 a.m. To watch him talk about the city's economic woes and plans... Read more

Nutter Wants Elected Officials to Give Up Cars, DROP

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Mayor Nutter is taking on City Council and other elected officials on two fronts -- cars and DROP. Nutter confirmed that he plans to tomorrow... Read more

Nutter Says Temporary Sales Tax Hike Needed to Maintain Services

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Mayor Nutter today confirmed that he will include a temporary three-year one perecent increase to the sales tax in his budget plan -- a measure... Read more