PhillyClout Archive: June, 2013

Jeb Bush to award Hilary Clinton with NCC Liberty Medal in September

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This could be awkward: Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush will award former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton with the 2013 Liberty Medal at... Read more

Council Committee hears from building trades experts on demolition safety

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The city's building trades' experts told a Council Investigatory Committee, established to look into the deadly Center City building collapse... Read more

Pew: Philly should be able to collect 30 percent of delinquent property taxes

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Over the next few years, Philadelphia should be able to collect about $155 million of the $515.4 million owed to the city by delinquent property... Read more

State Senate committee OKs cigarette tax, long road to becoming law

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A state Senate committee approved a package of bills today including one that would allow the city to enact a new $2 per pack tax on cigarettes... Read more

Bill Clinton touts immigration reform in Philly

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Former President Bill Clinton, speaking this afternoon at a State Budget Crisis Task Force forum at the National Constitution Center, said... Read more

Chair of city panel resigns, admits role in campaign fraud scheme

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Stanley Straughter, who until recently was chairman of the Philadelphia Commission on African and Caribbean Immigrant Affairs, has pleaded... Read more

Indicted Traffic Court judges seek dismissal of charges

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Nine defendants accused in a massive ticket-fixing scheme in Philadelphia Traffic Court asked a federal judge this morning to dismiss the charges... Read more

Nutter on late gas bill: 'I made a mistake'

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Mayor Nutter who was delinquent on his gas bill and satisfied a lien last week told reporters today he made a mistake and simply "just missed... Read more