PhillyClout Archive: April, 2009

Council Holds Second Community Budget Hearing Today

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City Council second budget hearing out in the community is scheduled for this afternoon. The legislators usually don't leave City Hall for... Read more

Nutter Hits DC Tomorrow

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Mayor Nutter heads to Washington DC tomorrow where he will meet with President Obama's new urban policy director and the Secretary of the Office... Read more

State House Votes Down Cell Phone Ban For Motorists

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The state House this afternoon voted down legislation to ban the use of cell phones by drivers, less than a week after City Council passed... Read more

Sestak Keeps Sibs On Campaign Payroll

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Our buddy Josh at the Allentown Morning Call has a good post up on how U.S. Rep. Joe Sestak had his brother and sister on his campaign payroll... Read more

Gaming Control Board Will Hold May 6 Hearing On SugarHouse

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The state Gaming Control Board announced today that it will hold a hearing in Philadelphia on May 6 to consider a request from SugarHouse,... Read more

Councilman Kelly Issues Rebuke & Warning On Pet Issue

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City Councilman Jack Kelly, who doesn't weigh in too heavily on most subjects, has made a pet issue of animal care and control in Philadelphia... Read more

Councilman Wants Hearings To Answer Budget Questions

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Throughout City Council's budget hearings, Councilman Bill Green has repeatedly complained that his questions of the administration aren't... Read more

Wednesday's DN: The City Flags The Eagles In Court

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The city tackles a legal claim by the Philadelphia Eagles that the team struck a secret deal with then-Mayor John Street to settle an $8 million... Read more