PhillyClout Archive: March, 2013

Schools need $, plus AVI makes for complicated budget season

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When Mayor Nutter presented his $3.75 billion budget proposal two weeks ago it did not include additional revenue for the cash-poor school... Read more

Thursday's DN: Tasco presses Nutter on rec-center delays

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City Councilwoman Marian Tasco wants answers as to why a recreation center in her district was delayed. Tasco says it has to do with her position... Read more

Four Traffic Court candidates removed from ballot, 11 withdraw

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The crowded field of 41 candidates for three endangered Philadelphia Traffic Court seats has thinned a bit now that 15 Democrats have withdrawn... Read more

Williams drops out of City Controller race, endorses Butkovitz

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Michael Williams dropped his bid for the May 21 Democratic primary election for City Controller Wednesday -- the deadline to withdraw from... Read more

Why won't Nutter administration hold AVI meetings in Blackwell's district?

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For the first two days of budget hearings City Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell had a serious bone to pick with the Nutter administration. "They... Read more

Wednesday's DN: President Obama made one South Jersey man mad

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A battle of epic proportions? TV talkshow host Geraldo Rivera vs. Newark Mayor Cory Booker for the U.S. Senate race. How did President Obama... Read more

City Council grills Nutter administration over property assessments

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In the hot seat for the second day of budget hearings Tuesday was the Office of Property Assessments --the department tasked with reassessing... Read more

Tuesday's DN: Budget season has begun

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City Council began its budget hearings on Monday, quizzing top administration officials on the five-year plan. Today, it's the Office of Property... Read more