Heard in the Hall Archive: January, 2013

Pileggi: Indictment shows Traffic Court has no reason to exist

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The Republican floor leader of the state Senate, Dominic Pileggi of Delaware County, said the Traffic Court indictments boosted his resolve... Read more

Brown's Council leadership position in jeopardy

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Some of City Council’s Democratic members are maneuvering to strip City Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown of her leadership position... Read more

Former Sen. Vincent J. Fumo recovering from bypass surgery

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Former State Sen. Vincent Fumo, 69, was recovering Thursday from bypass surgery in Kentucky, sources said. Fumo, who has been serving a 5-year... Read more

Congressman Bob Brady puts the bike race back in the saddle

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The bike race is back on. Although Bob Brady has not yet publicly identified financial backers, the congressman on Thursday said he had formed... Read more

Nutter goes out to the ballgame(s)

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At first blush, Mayor Nutter isn't much of a sports fan. He had a free box available at every professional sports event in the city in 2012... Read more

Heard in the Hall - weekend edition

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State Sen. Anthony Hardy Williams has created a new political action committee, Believe Again, viewed in political circles as a fund-raising... Read more

Demolition permit issued for Forum Theater

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The owner of the Forum Theater has obtained a permit to demolish the Market Street property, according to records from the city’s Department... Read more

If you had problems voting in November, the Nutter administration wants to hear your story

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Did you have problems voting during last year’s presidential election? If so, the Nutter administration wants to hear from you. The... Read more