PhillyClout Archive: August, 2013

City to hold telephone town halls on property taxes

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Top Nutter administrations officials will answer questions from city residents in two "telephone town hall meetings" on Philly's new property-tax... Read more

Former Councilwoman Joan Krajewski dies at 79

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Former City Councilwoman Joan Krajewski died this morning. She was 79. Krajewski, the brawler, straight-shooter councilwoman represented the... Read more

Nutter's plan for shuttered schools rubs Council the wrong way

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In a news release Wednesday the Nutter administration announced it will be moving ahead in partnership with the School District on a "more... Read more

Former Councilman: Need $$ for schools? City should revisit soda tax

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It was an intense budget season two years ago in June. Mayor Nutter badly wanted City Council to approve his proposed 2-cents-per-ounce tax... Read more

PA Convention Center brings $728 million to the region

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The Pennsylvania Convention Center hosted 226 events during this past fiscal year bringing in $728 million to the region. The Center's economic... Read more

Register of Wills Ronald Donatucci says he won't take yearly raise

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Last month we reported that most elected officials --13 were keeping a 1.3 percent cost-of-living pay increase this year, but one elected official... Read more

State Rep's business partner sentenced to prison term

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Mark Olkowski, business partner to state Rep. Bill Keller of South Philly, was sentenced today to three months in federal prison for filing... Read more

Nutter and Clarke to School District: Just trust us

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Just trust us. We'll get you the money. That appears to be the message from Mayor Nutter and Council President Darrell Clarke when it comes... Read more