PhillyClout Archive: April, 2013

Gov. Corbett blames slow job growth on failed employee drug tests

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If Gov. Corbett learned anything from his 2010 campaign, it should have been the perils of anecdotal claims about Pennsylvania's unemployed... Read more

Nutter picks former aide Julia Chapman to chair ZBA

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Mayor Nutter on Monday appointed Julia Chapman, legislative director for the first two years of his administration, to chair the Zoning Board... Read more

Phila. Bar Assoc. weighs in on judicial candidates

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The Philadelphia Bar Association has released the full results from its Commission on Judicial Selection and Retention for the May 21 primary... Read more

School district woes continue, officials ask Council to help

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The school district's financial woes continue as it faces a $304 million shortfall and officials voted recently to shutter 24 schools. "A... Read more

PA voters dislike Gov. Corbett, Democratic contenders not well known

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Pennsylvania's registered voters continue to cast doubt on Gov. Corbett's ability to win a second term in 2014. But Corbett's potential Democratic... Read more

The long-awaited reassessment 'formula' has been released

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The Office of Property Assessment released its methodology today, explaining in an online presentation how it arrived to the new assessments... Read more

Tom Knox files to run for mayor in 2015

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Tom Knox, a wealthy businessman who finished second in the 2007 Democratic primary election for mayor, today announced that he has filed paperwork... Read more

Council approves Kenney's LGBT bill

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City Council approved a bill that would require among other things that newly constructed or renovated city-owned buildings have gender-neutral... Read more