Heard in the Hall Archive: November, 2008

Philadelphia power broker Carol Ann Campbell has died

Former City Councilwoman Carol Ann Campbell, long one of Philadelphia's most influential power-brokers, died today, according to city officials... Read more

Budget woes testing Council tempers

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Jeff Shields reports from Council chambers: One bright side to the budget crisis: It sure has livened up city Council hearings. Council today... Read more

Jones on death of Carol Ann Campbell: she was a "titan," "respected by friend and foe alike"

Councilman Curtis Jones Jr., who narrowly defeated Carol Ann Campbell last year, has just offered the first of what are sure to be many tributes... Read more

Breaking: Former Councilwoman Carol Ann Campbell Has Died

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Former City Councilwoman Carol Ann Campbell, a powerful force in city politics for decades, has died, according to City Council officials. More... Read more

Nutter's oratory second only to Angelou

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Carrie Rickey filed this report from last night's Marian Anderson Award ceremony at the Kimmel Center. Because the Marian Anderson Award event... Read more

City flags to fly at half staff

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In what is becoming a grim routine, Mayor Nutter today ordered city flags be flown at half staff to honor Police Sgt. Timothy Simpson, the... Read more

Read the Q&A on what's next with Foxwoods

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Jeff Shields of the Inquirer's City Hall bureau, and expert on all things Pennsylvania casinos, is answering your questions about the Foxwoods... Read more

Nutter's finance chief to frosh: Been there, done that

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Remember the "Freshman 15" - those 15 cost-saving proposals put forth by City Council's newest members? Well, Mayor Nutter today... Read more