PhillyClout Archive: May, 2013

Council pumps brakes on Nutter's $ request to cover raises for nonunion workers

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City Councilman Wilson Goode Jr. decided last week to hold up two bills sponsored by the Nutter administration including one that would have... Read more

City Council advances bill to tax cigarettes

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A City Council Committee approved today one of two bills proposed by the Nutter administration that would help raise money for the cash-strapped... Read more

Marjorie Margolies to file for 13th District Congressional race

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Former U.S. Rep. Marjorie Margolies plans to file Thursday to be a candidate in the 2014 Democratic primary election for the 13th District... Read more

Burns to resign from PICA, become COO for School District

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Fran Burns will resign as executive director of the Pennsylvania Intergovernmetnal Cooperation Authority next month to become chief operating... Read more

Council wants independent auditor to check city's reassessment process

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Shortly after the city released data related to the Actual Value Initiative questions began to swirl about the accuracy of the new assessments... Read more

Council introduces bills to hike taxes on cigarettes and booze

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A week after Mayor Nutter announced his plans to raise money for the cash-poor School District, the administration submitted two bills that... Read more

Thumbs up, down for city's new zoning code? Planning Commission wants to hear from you

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What's your take on the city's new zoning code so far? The Planning Commission and the Citizens Planning Institute want to hear what you have... Read more

Philly Mag posts Craigslist ad for next mayor

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Philadelphia Magazine has taken an unusual step in the political prognostication for the next mayor -- they posted an ad yesterday -- election... Read more