PhillyClout Archive: September, 2011

Contract stalemate continues but blue-collar union and city talk

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Talks between the city and blue-collar municipal union, District Council 33 have been sparse since their contract expired in 2009. But city... Read more

Friday’s DN: City report shows controversial MLK charter school deal was strong-armed

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A report by the city’s chief integrity officer revealed that former School Reform Commission Chairman Robert Archie and state Rep. Dwight... Read more

City Hall tower tours will halt while a crack in balcony is repaired

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Managing Director Rich Negrin today announced that the city will halt tours of the City Hall tower, while a crack in the north part of the... Read more

Filing deadlines for certain city taxes extended

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Updated: An earlier version of this press release was inaccurate, below is the corrected version which includes a shorter list of certain city... Read more

Ethics Board settles campaign finance violations with candidates

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Just got a massive press release from the Board of Ethics detailing settlement agreements with a bunch of city political candidates who had... Read more

Nutter releases report on MLK Charter School controversy

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This post has been updated: Acting under pressure from a state lawmaker, recently departed School Reform Commission Chairman Robert Archie... Read more

City has made $215 million off of liquor

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Just read press release from City Controller's office. Stay thirsty, my friends. Here's the skinny: City Controller Alan Butkovitz’... Read more

Council passes redistricting plan

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After weeks of debate, City Council today gave final passage to a redistricting plan that will clean up some of the current gerrymandering... Read more