Heard in the Hall Archive: May, 2009

Nutter critic delivers Council invocation

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More from Jeff Shields: Today's lively City Council meeting - see previous blog post - was preceded by a most curious invocation. It was... Read more

Council stalls two Nutter appointments

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Inquirer staff writer Jeff Shields reports from City Council chambers: Despite a budget agreement to be introduced in City Council today... Read more

Campaign caps now doubled in DA's race

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The district attorney's race is about to potentially get even more interesting. Thanks to a hefty contribution that Dan McCaffery - one of... Read more

Mayor says no final budget pact - yet

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Mayor Nutter's spokesman, Doug Oliver, says in an email that there's no final agreement yet with City Council on the budget, despite the apparent... Read more

Mayor and Council agree for now: No property tax hike

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Mayor Nutter and City Council have reached an agreement in principal on the city’s budget which would wipe out the Mayor’s proposed... Read more

Union leader has no love for Nutter

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So what was Pete Matthews really thinking when Mayor Nutter during his March budget speech took aim at the city’s four municipal union... Read more

BRT to face the music, and the press, at 2 p.m. today

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If nothing else, they have guts. At least six of seven members of the city's Board of Revision of Taxes will attend a press conference at... Read more

Nutter backs Butkovitz for controller

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Mayor Nutter has just endorsed Alan Butkovitz in his race to keep his job as city controller. It is the first endorsement Nutter has offered... Read more