Heard in the Hall Archive: March, 2009

Gaming Board will hear update on Philly delays

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The city's two slots licensees -- Foxwoods and SugarHouse -- will meet on April 8 in Harrisburg to give the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board... Read more

Lee Beloff's take on Vince Fumo's troubles

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Few Philadelphians can truly understand what Vince Fumo is going through. Here is one who can. "I hope somebody realizes all the good... Read more

Seventy gets tough on patronage, calls for elimination of costly elected row offices

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The Committe of Seventy has just called for the elimination of six elected city government positions - the Sheriff, the Clerk of Quarter Sessions... Read more

Council President: "We could sure use a Vince Fumo now"

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City Council President Anna Verna, whose Second Councilmanic District overlaps with Vince Fumo's First Senatorial District in South and Southwest... Read more

Little to say as wait begins for 2 p.m. bail hearing

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Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission Chairman Mitchell Rubin - Ruth Arnao's husband and close friend to Vince Fumo - is awaiting the 2 p.m. bail... Read more

Fumo friend "devastated"

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Longtime Fumo friend Rosanne Pauciello, Democratic leader of Ward 39A, was distressed and saddened by the news. "I am devastated, I am... Read more

Kenney to council colleagues: get real.

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Councilman Jim Kenney is usually good for some frank words, particularly when he's exasperated with someone or something. And let's face it:... Read more

Kenney wishes Fumo and his family well

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Philadelphia City Councilman Jim Kenney, a leading figure in Fumo’s organization for years, said “it certainly is a sad day for... Read more