Heard in the Hall Archive: September, 2009

"Reform" on Nutter's mind

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Remember Mayor Nutter, the so-called reform candidate? Well, he is getting ready to push government reform issues - which were sidetracked... Read more

SugarHouse to break ground Oct. 8

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Three years in the making, the SugarHouse Casino plans to break ground on its slots parlor Oct. 8 at 3 p.m. Leigh Whitaker, a casino spokesperson... Read more

Committee of 70 on BRT: End school patronage jobs

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The Committee of 70 today called for School District to end the practice of funding employees at the Board of Revision of Taxes. The decades-old... Read more

Groups plead with Nutter to drop parade fees

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With three other parades struggling to march in the next few weeks, including the Steuben Day Parade on Saturday, the Puerto Rican Day Parade... Read more

Councilman seeks permanent domestic violence leave law

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City Councilman Bill Greenlee got some grumbles from the business community when he first introduced his Domestic Violence Leave bill, which... Read more

Nutter goes to Harrisburg to push for Senate vote

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Mayor Nutter is on his way to Harrisburg - again - this morning to push for passage of House Bill 1828. The legislation is awaiting action... Read more

Nutter's message to city workers: stop holding your breath, Plan C is kaput

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The mayor's press office has just issued this release. MAYOR NUTTER TO PHILADELPHIANS: PLAN C STOPS NOW Harrisburg, September 17 –... Read more

Plan C averted, city gets its budget

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After months of agonizing delays, state lawmakers granted final approval today to a temporary Philadelphia sales tax hike and a two-year reprieve... Read more