Heard in the Hall Archive: July, 2009

City Council may return despite summer break

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City Council, now on summer break, may find itself back in Council chambers in a matter of weeks, thanks to the city-state budget crisis. The... Read more

Over 40? You can still join Philly PD

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You're never too old to be a police officer in Philadelphia - not any more. City officials this morning scrapped an age cap of 40 for police... Read more

Former MBEC boss speaks out about his firing

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Four weeks after being fired by Mayor Nutter, Michael Bell, who led Philadelphia's minority business office, has decided to speak out publicly... Read more

Ntter administration touts crackdown on tax delinquent city workers

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As noted in today's Inquirer, the Nutter administration is taking steps with City Controller Alan Butkovitz to collect past due taxes from... Read more

Review the Parking Authority draft audit for yourself

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Take a look below at City Controller Alan Butkovitz's audit of the Philadelphia Parking Authority. The audit, which was obtained by the Inquirer... Read more

Nutter invites former foes to City Hall budget rally

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Mayor Nutter hopes his former opponents will join him tommorow in a 2 p.m. City Hall rally where he will call on state legislators to pass... Read more

Parking Authority faulted in long-awaited audit

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A draft of a pending Philadelphia Parking Authority audit contends that the agency is top heavy with managers and “ineffective in controlling... Read more

Council passes on cuts, takes its lumps

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City Council members have taken a fairly thorough drubbing in the press this year, what with reports on their salaries, their city-issued cars... Read more