PhillyClout Archive: April, 2009

Sister Mary Scullion Named One of Time's Influential People!

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Now this is some good news. Check out this press release from Project H.O.M.E.: Most Influential” Honor Presents an Opportunity to “Finish... Read more

City Questions Council Sales-Tax Plan

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The administration today questioned another City Council budget proposal to deal with the $1.4 billion budget gap. This week Council suggested... Read more

Wage Tax Hike a No-Go?

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It looks like City Council’s suggestion that the city consider raising the wage tax to manage a $1.4 billion five year budget hole might... Read more

Councilwoman Calls for Hearings on Swine Flu

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City Councilwoman Janie Blackwell today introduced a resolution calling for hearings into the swine flu pandemic. Blackwell says she has been... Read more

Councilman Seeks To Ease Property Tax Transition

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Following the release of "actual value" property tax assessments from the Board of Revision of Taxes to City Council and the Mayor... Read more

Thursday -- Cops Getting Radio Upgrade

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The mother of Danieal Kelly -- the 14-year-old girl who was found starved to death in 2006 -- pleaded guilty yesterday and was sentenced to... Read more

Mayor Nutter to Sign Cell Phone Ban Today

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Mayor Nutter is scheduled to today sign into law a citywide ban on using cellphones while driving. According to Nutter's schedule, the signing... Read more

Will Specter's Last Campaign Come Back to Haunt Him?

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Sure Sen. Arlen Specter wants to join the Democrats now, but will his last campaign come back to haunt him? Check out this ad from 2004 which... Read more