PhillyClout Archive: August, 2012

Monday -- Clergy rallies against voter ID law

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Inside look at a biker group trying to save dogs. Non-profit group's effort to install trash cans in East Passyunk fails due to short dumping... Read more

PICA Board delays vote on mayor's five-year plan

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The city’s fiscal watchdog today delayed a vote on Mayor Nutter’s five-year-plan, after the administration provided the board with... Read more

Will paid sick leave bill return in the fall?

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City Councilman Bill Greenlee had hoped to beat New York City to the punch in getting a bill passed in Philadelphia that would require most... Read more

Santorum: Welfare move shows Obama contempt for law

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Former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum, a campaign surrogate for presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, just accused President Obama... Read more

Thursday's DN: There's a new sheriff in Northwood

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Jan Ransom looks at the first local example of a national trend: neighborhoods hiring their own private patrolmen. (http://bit.ly/TjyoSe) Frank... Read more

City Controller says PICA should reject five-year-plan

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Here's the press release: Butkovitz Calls on PICA to Reject City’s Five Year Plan Controller issues adverse opinion based on unreasonable... Read more

Wed -- Police officer accuses internal affairs boss of sexual harassment

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A former police officer says she was sexually harassed by the head of the police internal affairs division. Other embarrassing police episodes... Read more

Chick-fil-A cluster-cluck: John Dougherty chides Dom Giordano for column about Jim Kenney

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John Dougherty, head of Local 98 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, used the Philly.com comments section today to chide... Read more