Councilman Rizzo wants Mayor to Reconsider Service Cuts

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Councilman Frank Rizzo has sent Mayor Nutter a letter, essentially asking the mayor to make sure he has cut all the fat from the budget before... Read more

Mayor Accepts Petitions, Disappoints Casino Protesters

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Mayor Nutter greeted in City Hall this afternoon a group of community activists protesting a proposed move of the Foxwoods casino to the Gallery... Read more

Nutter Publicizes City's Tax Deadbeats

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Mayor Nutter just announced plans to aggressively target tax delinquents, posting a list of the top business tax deadbeats on the city website... Read more

Tax Policy Group Questions Budget Plan

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Brett Mandel, of the tax policy advocacy group Philadelphia Forward, just sent out a memo questioning Mayor Nutter's decision to freeze planned... Read more

Councilman Rizzo gives back progam money to aid budget crisis

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Councilman Frank Rizzo sent a letter to Mayor Nutter Friday, offering to forgo funding he had been promised for a prison education program. In... Read more

Councilman Wants Outside Expert On Fire Dept. Budget Cuts

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City Councilman Frank DiCicco is calling on Mayor Nutter to hire an independent consultant to study plans to trim the Philadelphia Fire Department's... Read more

South Street Bridge Is Coming Down...

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Mayor Nutter just announced plans to replace the 85-year-old South Street bridge, which connects Center City and Grays Ferry to University... Read more

While Fishtown rallies for lost library, Nutter will receive literacy award

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As we reported earlier, supporters of the Fishtown Library -- which is slated to be shut down as part of Mayor Nutter's budget cuts -- will rally... Read more