PhillyClout Archive: May, 2009

Friday -- Philadelphians and the Recession

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How are Philadelphians dealing with the recession. The city budget now heads to Harrisburg. Running for judge can be a serious money pit... Read more

Mmmm, Zucchini Planting At Governor's Mansion

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Our man in Harrisburg, John Baer, reports: Staff at the Gov. Ed's Harrisburg home-away-from-home and some Future Farmers of America students... Read more

Nutter: "Plan C" would be Dire

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Mayor Nutter this morning said the consequences for the city would be "dire" if lawmakers in Harrisburg don't approve several key... Read more

Council Approves Nutter's Picks For SEPTA Board

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City Council this morning approved Mayor Nutter's two appointees to SEPTA's board after a contentious committee meeting last week. Beverly... Read more

Verna: Suburbs Will Benefit If Philly Increases Sales Tax

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City Council President Anna Verna offered this morning an economic reason for suburban state legislators to support Philadelphia's request... Read more

City Council Passes FY2010 Budget, Harrisburg Approval Needed

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City Council just passed the $3.8 billion* fiscal year 2010 city budget, designed to close a $1.4 billion gap in the five-year financial plan... Read more

Upcoming Budget Vote Prompts Protests In City Council

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City Council is expected this morning to pass the fiscal year 2010 budget, a deal cut with Mayor Nutter last week that includes a five-year... Read more

Thursday's DN: Local Postal Service Comes Due In Report

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The U.S. Postal Service, in a report, finds problems at city mail facilities after a series of stories in the Daily News. Here are some ways... Read more