PhillyClout Archive: November, 2012

Clarke tweaks zoning proposal related to parking requirements

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City Council has been tweaking the new zoning code since it went into effect in August. One change proposed by Council president Darrell Clarke... Read more

Rendell flips wig over 4-year-old dig about his (lack of) hair

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It's no secret that former Gov. Ed Rendell disagrees with now Gov. Tom Corbett on how to tax natural gas drillers in the Marcellus Shale region... Read more

Friday's DN: City Controller uses "The Office" for sensitivity training

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Someone at the City Controller's Office is harassing another employee. But the problem has proved difficult to fix. Spending $7,700 on a... Read more

Council approves more $ for Parks and Rec, other programs

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City Council approved a bill to transfer more cash to city departments including Parks and Recreation. The city ended the 2012 fiscal year... Read more

City Council approves controversial Point Breeze affordable housing plan

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City Council approved a controversial plan that will allow the Redevelopment Authority to acquire more than a dozen properties by eminent domain... Read more

Former City Councilman Ed Schwartz passed away Thursday morning

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Former Philadelphia City Councilman Ed Schwartz passed away Thursday morning at the age of 69. Schwartz had been diagnosed with Alzheimer's... Read more

Thursday's DN: Did school cops get screwed?

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Philly school cops are "smokin' mad" that they didn't get promised raises, but 25 higher-paid, nonunion workers did. Raghunandan... Read more

Councilman: Same-sex life partner benefits bill has nothing to do with mayoral bid

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City Councilman Jim Kenney says he wants to help make Philadelphia an attractive place for all to live regardless of marital status, gender... Read more