Heard in the Hall Archive: August, 2008

CFLs save the world (as long as you don't mind that little mercury thing)

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City Hall was giddy last week that Peco donated 1,300 new energy saving compact fluorescent light bulbs. But as the U.S. Environmental Protection... Read more

Rendell's other office

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When Gov. Rendell gathered Mayor Nutter and a trio of state legislators Aug. 21 to encourage Foxwoods Casino to seek other sites for its planned... Read more

All you want to know and more about alternate casino sites

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On Saturday we published a quick analysis of possibles alternative sites to be considered by Foxwoods Casino, which has supposedly agreed to... Read more

Prison population still climbing

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The number of murders in Philadelphia continues to drop, just as Mayor Nutter promised they would when he took office in January. To date, murders... Read more

Fumo's family fun fest

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From staff writer Craig McCoy: How nasty is the Fumo trial going to get? Well, Fumo's legal team has already filed a pre-trial motion raising... Read more

Senior Nutter Aide Expects to Flit Between City Hall and Penn

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Senior Nutter policy advisor Wendell Pritchett is leaving the city payroll, but to hear him tell it, he’s not really quitting his job. “I’m... Read more

GOP State House Candidate Questions Nutter's Ethics

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Matt Taubenberger, a GOP candidate for the 170th Pennsylvania House district, sent a public letter to Mayor Nutter today chastising him for using... Read more

Ron Cuie Removed as Director of Ex-Offender Office

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Ronald Cuie, who was appointed with much fanfare to the head the mayor's Office for the Re-Entry of Ex-Offenders in March, has been removed from... Read more