PhillyClout Archive: July, 2009

Council Announces Possible Special Session On Budget

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We just got this release from the Council President's Office: Verna Notifies Council Members of Possible Special Session PHILADELPHIA, PA... Read more

City Approves Some Changes to Police Hiring

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The city Administrative Board this morning approved some changes to police recruitment in the city. The board – which includes the mayor... Read more

SugarHouse Still Seeks Parking On Publicly-Owned Pier

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It's been more than a month but two things haven't changed: The planned SugarHouse casino in Fishtown still wants to rent a publicly-owned... Read more

David L. Cohen Calls Doomsday Budget "Unthinkable"

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Comcast executive David L. Cohen, who serves as board chairman for the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce, called Mayor Nutter's doomsday... Read more

Friday -- More Grim Budget Numbers

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The state budget impasse has delayed millions in payments to the Philadelphia School District. We try to answer some of your budget questions... Read more

City Will Slash 3,000 Jobs If Budget Woes Continue

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PhillyClout has taken to calling it "Plan C for Calamity," the third version of the city budget for the fiscal year that started... Read more

Mayor Nutter At Budget Rally: "We Need Money."

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Mayor Nutter is now leading a City Hall rally called to talk about looming layoffs and service cuts if state lawmakers don't approve the city's... Read more

Will City Workers Attend Budget Rally?

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We just got a copy of an email Library Director Siobhan Reardon sent yesterday to library staffers about today's budget rally at 2 p.m.* PhillyClout... Read more