PhillyClout Archive: April, 2008

Clarke wants answers on SEPTA safety

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Councilman Darrell Clarke has sent a letter to SEPTA General Manager Joseph Casey asking for a meeting to discuss SEPTA safety policies. "Be... Read more

Today in the News

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The state House of Representatives will today consider bills that would reform the prison system and control gun sales. The weekend citywide... Read more

Mayor Nutter: Subways Safe Despite "Mindless Acts of Random Violence"

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Mayor Nutter today assured SEPTA subway riders that the transit system is safe despite two recent violent attacks by groups of young people... Read more

Mayor Nutter: Foxwoods South Philly Site Bad For City & State

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Mayor Nutter, angered that the state Supreme Court on Wednesday forced the city to approve zoning for a controversial riverfront casino in... Read more

Local News

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Also in today's Daily News: Sources say state Sen. Vince Fumo is quietly lobbying for Larry Farnese to succeed him. City Council yesterday... Read more

DN Presidential Update

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In today's Daily News: John Baer wonders if Sen. Barack Obama could win the Pennsylvania primary. As part of our series on urban issues in... Read more

Local Gun Control Legislation Might Get Vote Next Week

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As predicted by PhillyClout in this space yesterday, a package of gun control bills proposed by City Councilman Darrell Clarke were held back... Read more

Casino Ruling Sparks Fumo-Dougherty Tiff In Council

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City Councilman Frank DiCicco took issue today with yesterday's state Supreme Court ruling that cleared the way for construction of Foxwoods... Read more