PhillyClout Archive: June, 2010

Council Closes Pension Loophole

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City Council today unanimously approved legislation to close a pension loophole that allowed outgoing Managing Director Camille Barnett to... Read more

Council Votes To Override Nutter's Parade Bill Veto

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After months of haggling with the city over who should pay for parades and special events without reaching a resolution, City Council just... Read more

Thursday -- Sheriff Plans to Bow Out Early

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Sheriff John Green plans to step down before the end of term. The city GOP re-elects leaders at a rowdy meeting attended by dissenters. Former... Read more

No Parade Compromise In Sight

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Councilwoman Maria Quinones-Sanchez tells us that after failing to reach a compromise with the Nutter administration on how to pay for ethnic... Read more

Controller Finds Council Hires Services Without Proper Contracts

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Here's the release: Butkovitz Releases City Council Audit Controller finds Council paid for professional services without required contracts PHILADELPHIA... Read more

Wed -- The Problems in "Ed World"

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John Baer takes on Gov. Rendell, writing about the cronyism and contradictions in "Ed World." Former Eagles lineman Jon Runyan wins... Read more

Parade Cost Debate Continues

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Councilwoman Maria Quinones-Sanchez is still trying to reach a resolution with the city about how much parades and festivals should have to... Read more

Mayor Nutter Wins Re-Election -- As Ward Leader

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With all the speculation about a Democratic primary election challenger next year for Mayor Nutter -- Gov. Rendell? City Councilman Bill Green?... Read more