PhillyClout Archive: April, 2010

Tuesday -- Papers to Be Auctioned Today

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It's auction day for the Daily News and Inquirer. Did restoring Councilman Bill Green's ceiling cost taxpayers $18,000? Concertgoers who... Read more

Controller Says Census Participation Lagging in Philly

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Here's the release: City’s Census Participation Trails Large Cities, Majority of State Controller’s economic report includes census... Read more

Monday -- PA Voters Like Old Faves

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John Baer notes that in elections, Pennsylvania voters tend to go for old school favorites, not new upstarts. Crime victims find that getting... Read more

Seventy Urges Voters To Abolish BRT

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The Committee of Seventy put out a press relase today urging voters to vote to abolish the BRT during the primary election. Here's their recommendation... Read more

City Paper Looks At DROP

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The City Paper has a really interesting story this week on the city's controversial DROP (Deferred Retirement Option Plan) retirement perk... Read more

Election 2010: Toomey Slams Specter In Defense Of Sestak

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Former U.S. Rep. Pat Toomey, who is hoping for an election rematch against U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter in November, just issued a letter where... Read more

On This Day In...1980

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Here's another story from the vault. April 23, 1980 was the day after the primary election. Check out this story about how Ted Kennedy's presidential... Read more

Friday -- Gubanatorial Candidates Clash on School Vouchers

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Did Councilmen Bill Green and Curtis Jones Jr. cost the taxpayers extra money by requesting that the ceilings in their offices be restored?... Read more