Heard in the Hall Archive: March, 2009

Ex-convention center chief re-emerges as Reading Terminal chairman

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Al Mezzaroba, who resigned as CEO of the Pennsylvania Convention Center last August, is back in action. Today he was named chairman of the... Read more

New hearing added in Northwest

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City Council added another public hearing outside of City Hall to gather public input on the budget. Council members Marian Tasco and Donna... Read more

No schools position for Taubenberger

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From Inquirer reporter Martha Woodall: Al Taubenberger, Mayor Nutter’s Republican opponent in the 2007 mayoral race and president of... Read more

And end-run end to DROP for council members?

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Back on June 29, 2006, then City Solicitor Romulo Diaz offered a formal bit of advice that ended up having some fairly big political consequences... Read more

Council frustration with Nutter boiling over in budget hearings

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City Council members are really letting senior members of the Nutter administration have it at today's budget hearing. Most of the complaints... Read more

Nutter and the Suburbans: Bring on the stimulus!

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Mayor Nutter will join Commissioners from Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery Counties at the Convention Center Thursday, hoping to pose... Read more

New tax task force created, given broad mandate

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Mayor Nutter introduced his apointees to a new task force on "tax policy and economic competitiveness" at a City Hall press conference... Read more

Nutter: I did not mean to "embarrass" council

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One of the most notable elements of Mayor Nutter's recent budget proposals has been his willingness to forthrightly go after a few of the perks... Read more