Heard in the Hall Archive: October, 2010

A few, very few, kind words between Nutter and Street

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Mayor Michael Nutter and former Mayor John Street haven't had kind of words for each other lately. But when Nutter credited his predecessor... Read more

Wilson Goode attacks Committee of Seventy

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As head of the voter watchdog group Committee of Seventy, Zack Stalberg isn’t expected to win any popularity contests at City Hall. But... Read more

Sheriff won't quit until he clears "cloud"

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Philadelphia Sheriff John D. Green on Wednesday postponed his retirement indefinitely to work with City Controller Alan Butkovitz on a full-scale... Read more

Controller: Sheriff at risk for fraud

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The Philadelphia Sheriff's Office refusal to release financial information on its bank accounts has set off alarms among auditors in the City... Read more

Controller says DHS released $81 million without required audits

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City Controller Alan Butkovitz says the city's Department of Human Services has some record-keeping flaws, with $81 million going to a variety... Read more

Slowing the rush to DROP

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City Council on Thursday passed a resolution that aims to end employees' rush to enroll in the DROP pension program by ensuring that those... Read more

Nolan Atkinson leaves Ethics Board

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Attorney Nolan N. Atkinson Jr., a widely respected attorney who helped mend relations with City Council as a member of the Board of Ethics... Read more

No love lost for Stalberg by city election board

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Just who does Zack Stalberg think he is? That's what Philadelphia's election board wants to know, particularly Tim Dowling, the board's campaign-finance... Read more