PhillyClout Archive: June, 2012

Blue collar schools workers ask Council to approve schools funding

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Members of the union representing blue collar schools workers have packed City Council chambers today to urge Council to provide funding to... Read more

Budget fight alive and well on Twitter

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We at PhillyClout have covered more than a few budget debates in our time. But this is the first year that Twitter has really been in full... Read more

Will city budget be resolved today?

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Another day of epic budget talks continue today in City Council. We’re up in chambers where there’s a full house of students, union... Read more

Wed -- Ex-PHA chief resigned over affair with staffer

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Former Philadelphia Housing Authority chief Michael Kelly -- who was brought in to clean up the troubled agency -- resigned over an affair... Read more

Departed PHA head was investigated for affair with staffer

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Michael Kelly was presented here as a turn-around manager who would repair the damage at the Philadelphia Housing Authority by the scandal-scarred... Read more

AVI delay could force revisions to city's five-year financial plan

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The city’s fiscal watchdog today told the Nutter administration that if the mayor’s proposed property tax overhaul is delayed,... Read more

Check out this AVI data map

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If you're still trying to figure out what will happen under Mayor Nutter's proposed property tax overhaul -- known as the Actual Value Initiative... Read more

Tuesday's DN: Philly's murder rate spikes by 23 percent

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In a Daily News special report, staff writers Morgan Zalot and Phil Lucas take a look at the impact of a 23 percent spike in the city's murder... Read more