Heard in the Hall Archive: March, 2011

Who is running for city office in 2011?

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Election season is here, formally launched this week with candidates for city offices submitting nominating petitions. At this moment, politicial... Read more

Featherman elected mayor

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Featherman elected mayor. That's the headline from a recent election, only the Featherman in question is not local GOP mayoral candidate John... Read more

Fattah changes up D.C. staff

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Here's a look at some staff changes in U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah's congressional office. Washington, DC - Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), a... Read more

Katz says Nutter should have waited on budget

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Add Sam Katz to the number of folks who think Mayor Nutter acted prematurely last week in unveiling a city budget before the governor delivered... Read more

Big Day for Wannabe City Candidates

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Thump! Thump! That's the sound of the time stamp that is working in overdrive this morning as candidates for everything from Philadelphia... Read more

DA gets new dollars, courtesy of Nutter

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For Lynne M. Abraham, budget season was always a bit like Groundhog Day. For 18 years, the former Philadelphia district attorney dragged herself... Read more

NTSB to release Duck boat report Monday

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The National Transportation Safety Board on Monday will release a preliminary report on last summer's Duck boat accident, but any finding of... Read more

Democrat to switch parties to run as Republican for Mayor

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Saying she is tired of politics in her own party, Karen Brown, who had been running as a Democrat for City Council, said she will instead run... Read more