PhillyClout Archive: May, 2008

City Council gives budget preliminary approval

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City Council this morning gave preliminary approval to Mayor Nutter's revised budget and five year plan. As reported in the Daily News earlier... Read more

Nutter appoints Director of Sustainability

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Mayor Nutter today appointed Mark Alan Hughes -- a senior fellow at the University of Pennsylvania's Fox Leadership Program -- as his Director... Read more

Now Boarding: Slot Machines At The Airport?

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The latest plan to relocate two casinos in Philadelphia, proposed two weeks ago by a trio of state legislators from the city, prompted an idea... Read more

Wednesday in the Daily News

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More on citywide wireless going under. Blue collar union leader Pete Matthews -- head of District Council 33 -- won re-election yesterday. Jill... Read more

BREAKING NEWS: EarthLink To Dump Wireless Philadelphia Next Month

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EarthLink, the Internet service provider that hooked up the city through Wireless Philadelphia, announced this morning that it wants to start... Read more

Tuesday's paper -- tax cuts, presidential politics and poverty

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Mayor Nutter and City Council are close to a deal on a budget with slightly smaller tax cuts than originally planned. Ronnie Polaneczky says... Read more

Could Statewide Smoking Ban Weaken Philadelphia's Law?

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Gov. Rendell, speaking to reporters in Harrisburg this morning, vowed to veto legislation for a statewide indoor smoking ban if it weakens... Read more

Monday's News Is Blowing In The Wind

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The Daily News takes a look at people struggling with the mortgage crisis sweeping the nation. The city's overworked ambulances pick up a... Read more