PhillyClout Archive: April, 2010

Detroit Mayor Introduces Cost-Cutting Budget

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Check out this story in the Detroit Free-Press about the motor city's financial woes. Here's an excerpt: Detroit Mayor Dave Bing's proposed... Read more

Nutter In Washington

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Check out this Washington Post pic of Mayor Nutter and actor Kyle MacLachlan at a congressional hearing earlier this week. Don't they look... Read more

Thursday's DN: On Taxes, Clarke Says That's The Snuff

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City Councilman Darrell Clarke prepares to introduce legislation taxing cigars and loose tobacco. A Scottish investment firm with a Philly... Read more

Councilman To Introduce Bill To Tax Some Tobacco Products

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Councilman Darrell Clarke plans to introduce legislation on Thursday to tax some tobacco products in the city. He said the tax would be levied... Read more

Controller Finds Tax Fraud

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Here's the release: Butkovitz’ Fraud & Special Investigations Unit Provides City $1 Million in New Tax Dollars in 2009 Controller’s... Read more

Council Ponders Business Tax Changes

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A budget analysis commissioned by City Council suggests that members are continuing to look at changes to the city’s business privilege... Read more

Wednesday's DN: Big Belly Trash Can Program Expanding

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The city is expanding the use of "Big Belly" trash cans around Philadelphia after good reviews in Center City. The state General... Read more

Councilman Floats Ideas To Reduce Budget Hole

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As budget negotiations drag on, Councilman Bill Green is plugging away at a proposal to decrease the size of the budget hole. Throughout the... Read more