Heard in the Hall Archive: March, 2013

Will mandatory sick pay in New York pressure Nutter to do same here?

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Now that New York is on the verge of approving mandatory paid sick leave for workers, what will happen in Philadelphia? For the second time... Read more

Fields shrink for judicial offices

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This post has been modified. The field of Democratic candidates for vacancies on Philadelphia courts has shrunk significantly, with 20 lawyers... Read more

A well-known name in mayor's race -- Frank Rizzo

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Another man is dipping his toe into the pool of potential candidates in the 2015 mayor’s race, and it’s a familiar name -- former... Read more

Candidate Williams out of Controller's race

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Michael Williams, an attorney and former minority-contracting official in the Street administration, pulled out of the race for city controller... Read more

Council Skeptical of AVI, Reassessment

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In a budget hearing today, Council members lobbed at administration officials a number of questions skeptical of the citywide reassessment... Read more

Manayunk Bike Race Course Announced

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The 2013 Parx Casino Philly Cycling Classic will start and end at the Manayunk wall but will skip the Art Museum and Ben Franklin Parkway in... Read more

More taxes for Vince Fumo

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Former State Sen. Vincent J. Fumo’s palatial Spring Garden mansion nearly quadrupled in value under the city’s new property assessment... Read more

City sees snow savings

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Besides the comeuppance for Punxsutawney Phil, the groundhog who promised us an early spring, Monday’s modest snowstorm represented... Read more