PhillyClout Archive: September, 2011

Nutter sends email to supporters, asking them to back anti-DROP petition

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In the wake of City Council's unanimous vote to preserve the DROP program, while reducing costs, Mayor Nutter sent out the following email... Read more

Council lacks votes to override Nutter's veto of paid sick-leave legislation

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Councilman Bill Greenlee just acknowledged that he doesn't have the votes to override a mayoral veto of legislation that would require most... Read more

Council overrides Mayor, passes bill to amend DROP

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City Council just unanimously voted to override Mayor Nutter's veto of a bill that will preserve the controversial DROP program, while reducing... Read more

Mayor opposes Councilman's effort to lower city's parking tax

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UPDATED to relect vote results. Mayor Nutter today sent a letter to City Council, urging them to not to give final passage to legislation... Read more

Thursday -- There Will Be Zoning

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If I was making a movie about the zoning code, it would be seven hours long. In related news, there was a seven-hour zoning code hearing yesterday... Read more

Council gets ready for redistricting hearings

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The public is expected to weigh in tomorrow on City Council’s two different redistricting plans introduced last week. Meanwhile private... Read more

Foxwoods seeks return of casino license in court appeal

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The investors behind Foxwoods, the long-stalled South Philly casino that had its license revoked in December, argued today that the state Gaming... Read more

Council likely to override mayoral veto of DROP legislation tomorrow

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City Council appears poised to tomorrow override Mayor Nutter’s veto of a bill they passed in the spring that would preserve the controversial... Read more