Heard in the Hall Archive: May, 2011

Why are RCC ward leaders meeting?

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Republican party leader Michael Meehan wants GOP ward leaders to get together June 7, and the question is - why? David Oh, a GOP Council candidate... Read more

Council moves forward to save DROP

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As promised, City Council on Thursday introduced a bill that will preserve the controversial DROP retirement perk for all city workers, including... Read more

City election season has begun...again!

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Just eight days removed from the May 17 primary, Republican City Councilman Brian J. O'Neill's Democratic opponent is taking swings aimed at... Read more

Nutter's chief of staff to leave

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Mayor Nutter’s chief of staff, Clay Armbrister, is leaving after spending nearly four years overseeing efforts to implement the mayor’s... Read more

Capozzi raises funds for legal bout

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UPDATE 6:22 p.m.: According to the Capozzi camp, the blast email that went out to supporters did not include the Johnson-bashing note at the... Read more

At 17.6%, total voter turnout not a disaster - sort of

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Early on, most politicos were pegging voter turnout in Tuesday's primary at 10 percent to 20 percent - and they were right in the ballpark... Read more

PA Convention Center gets new chairman

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The board of the Convention Center Authority this afternoon elected Greg Fox as its new chairman, replacing Buck Riley, who abruptly resigned... Read more

Committee of Seventy turnout update

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Latest turnout update from the Committee of Seventy as of 6 p.m.: Here are random checks of two divisions in the districts with the most... Read more