PhillyClout Archive: June, 2009

Political Web Site Ranks State's Top Campaign Consultants

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PA2010.com has a post up today ranking what it sees as the state's top 10 political consultants. You can read it here. Some very familiar... Read more

Monday's DN: Harrisburg Budget Battle -- To Cut Or Tax?

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John Baer talks to a veteran Democratic legislator from western Pennsylvania who suggests a cut-now, maybe-spend-later approach to solving... Read more

It's Time for a PhillyClout Contest!

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Ok, readers, it's time for another PhillyClout contest! The winner of this week's challenge can choose their prize: an XXL Daily News t-shirt... Read more

Friday -- Plastic Bag Ban Fails

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City Council trashes a plastic bag ban. The Clout column reports that City Council is all riled up over the Board of Ethics. Mayor Nutter's... Read more

"No Contract, No Peace" City Workers Chant At Love Park Rally

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Despite the rain, LOVE Park was packed this afternoon with more than a thousand union workers. "No contract, no peace," roared the... Read more

Commonwealth Court Strikes Down Local Gun Laws

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The state Commonwealth Court today struck down the city's attempt to tighten local gun laws, ruling that only the state has the power to enact... Read more

Councilman Kenney Pledges to Continue to Fight for Plastic Bag Ban

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Councilman Jim Kenney vowed to continue to fight for a plastic bag ban today, after his plastic bag legislation failed in City Council. An... Read more

Legislation to Change City Pension Program Introduced in Council

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In City Council chambers, Councilman Darrell Clarke just introduced the Nutter administration's legislation that would change the city pension... Read more