PhillyClout Archive: February, 2013

Council seeks relief for small businesses under AVI, aid for seniors

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Small commercial properties will see increases to their tax bills under the Actual Value Initiative, a new property-tax system based on market... Read more

Thursday's DN: Judge who acquitted Josey is married to cop

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Municipal Judge Patrick Dugan, who brushed aside video evidence when he acquitted ex-cop Jonathan Josey on Tuesday of assaulting a woman last... Read more

Prison commissioner defends inmate healthcare provider at Council hearing

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Philadelphia Prison Commissioner Louis Giorla on Wednesday defended the city’s controversial inmate healthcare provider, Corizon Healthcare... Read more

Wednesday's DN: Judge tosses video evidence and acquits ex-cop

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The cop captured on video punching a woman was acquitted. Ronnie Polaneczky said the verdict was a real slap in the face. Meanwhile Christine... Read more

A new improved Philadelphia? At annual luncheon, Nutter looks to future

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Call it the "Philadelphia of the future." Mayor Nutter addressed the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce today at the annual Mayor luncheon... Read more

Tuesday's DN: How SEPTA became top transit agency

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SEPTA, once under a mountain of debt and under the FBI microscope, is now considered one of the country's best transit agencies, recently winning... Read more

More trouble for Blondell Reynolds Brown's campaign manager

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John McDaniel, the former campaign manager for City Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown, entered into a settlement agreement Monday afternoon... Read more

We have entered the "Hey, look at me!" phase of the 2014 political calendar

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The May 2014 primary elections for governor are 15 months away but, judging by our email inbox, prospective candidates feel like they are right... Read more