PhillyClout Archive: April, 2011

Nutter To Sign Campaign Finance Bill Into Law Immediately

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Mayor Nutter's not wasting any time getting a new campaign finance rule on the books. In about an hour, he'll sign off on a bill passed this... Read more

Happy Birthday President Verna

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City Council President Anna Verna turns 80 today and her colleagues celebrated with a full throated rendition of Happy Birthday. You can check... Read more

Council Passes Bill to Close Campaign Finance Loophole

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UPDATED, 11:46 AM: After several weeks of delay, City Council today unanimously passed legislation that attempts to close a campaign finance... Read more

Thursday's DN: Council Slow To Move On DROP

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City Council wanted to do its own study on the controversial Deferred Retirement Option Plan, known as DROP. It's been nearly two months since... Read more

Could Redistricing Mean a Summer Council Session?

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The DN had a big report today looking ahead to this year's City Council redistricting fight. In the last two redistricting efforts, Council... Read more

GOP City Commissioner Candidate Withdraws From Race

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James Mugford, an attorney backed by the Republican City Committee for City Commissioner, pulled out of the race today. Mugford was endorsed... Read more

Wednesday -- City Council Redistricting Battle Ahead

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Mayoral challenger Milton Street wins backing of two municipal unions. City Council gears up for this year's redistricting battle. The School... Read more

Firefighters On Milton Street: Not Perfect, Not Nutter

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Bill Gault, president of the union that represents Philadelphia firefighters, today endorsed T. Milton Street in the May 17 Democratic primary... Read more