PhillyClout Archive: April, 2009

Council Passes City Cell Phone Ban For Drivers

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Council just passed 17-0 a law to ban the use of cell phones by drivers in the city. Councilman Bill Greenlee -- one of the bill's sponsors... Read more

Council Pushes Ahead on Possible Wage Tax Hike

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City Council just took their first step towards considering a wage tax hike to help close the city budget gap. Council just approved a resolution... Read more

Thursday -- Rendell slapped by Ethics Board

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The First Judicial District is cutting back the number of people called for jury duty each week to save money. Gov. Rendell is criticized... Read more

Council Ban On Cell Phones For City Drivers Up For Vote Today

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A proposed ban on the use of cell phones by drivers in Philadelphia, proposed by City Councilmen Bill Green, Bill Greenlee and Frank Rizzo... Read more

Foxwoods Zoning Legislation Coming In Council Tomorrow

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City Councilman Frank DiCicco plans to introduce legislation tomorrow morning to rezone the former Strawbridge & Clothier department store... Read more

Birthday Wishes For Council Prez

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We've got another birthday shout-out today to City Council President Anna Verna. During today's budget hearings Councilman Bill Green presented... Read more

Daily News Wage Tax Story Sparks Heated Council Debate

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Our story in today's Daily News about animosity growing the state General Assembly toward a City Council push to consider raising the local... Read more

Mom! Not In Front Of The Secretary Of Transportation!!!

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PhillyClout wishes happy 30th birthday to Jordan Schwartz, that guy with the dark hair and glasses that you see everywhere at the side of Mayor... Read more