PhillyClout Archive: March, 2013

Opening shots fired in budget hearings

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On the first day of hearings on next year’s budget, City Council made clear what it wants to focus on this spring: property taxes and... Read more

Monday's DN: Philly's elementary schools may soon have metal detectors

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Will some of Philadelphia's elementary schools have metal detectors? Debate over booze overshadows real issues in the state legislature. Tenant... Read more

City creates website to inform public of potential PGW sale

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Are you interested in following the potential sale of the Philadelphia Gas Works? Well the Nutter administration and PGW have created a new... Read more

Abolish or reform Traffic Court? State House hears both sides

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Common Pleas Court Judge Gary Glazer on Friday told the state House Judiciary Committee he was surprised at the "seemingly insatiable demand"... Read more

More AVI outreach sessions scheduled

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The administration has scheduled more outreach sessions for people who have questions about or need help with the city's new property-tax system... Read more

Friday's DN: Clout - Who loses business if Traffic Court is canned?

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This week's Philly Clout column looks at who might be losing business if Philly's Traffic Court is abolished in Harrisburg. Two months after... Read more

After abduction, Council digs into school policies for early dismissal

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Two months after a 5 year old girl was abducted from a West Philadelphia elementary school, City Council held a hearing to examine the school... Read more

Chamber of Commerce endorses mayor's request for Philly mag probe

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The Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce on Thursday endorsed Mayor Nutter's request that the city Human Relations Commission look into... Read more