Heard in the Hall Archive: May, 2011

State Rep. John Taylor takes sides in Philly GOP fight

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State Rep. John Taylor has accused some in his own party, the GOP, of trying to destroy it. In a letter to Republican Committee People, Taylor... Read more

Ethics board on lobbying and loopholes

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The city Board of Ethics has drafted 27 pages of proposed regulations for the city’s new lobbying law, spelling out who’s covered... Read more

Eat shrimp with the mayor, and more

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This year's mayoral primary is less visible than any race in years, but the candidates are nonetheless campaigning citywide. With election... Read more

Nutter, Rendell rally for Greenlee

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City Councilman William K. "Bill" Greenlee, seen as vulnerable to well-funded, well-known challengers for an at-large Democratic seat in the... Read more

Miller endorses Verna Tyner in 8th

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Retiring incumbent Councilwoman Donna Reed Miller today endorsed Verna Tyner, one of the candidates in a crowded field seeking to replace her... Read more

Seth Williams in demand

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With Michael Nutter, Ed Rendell and even New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg handing out endorsements in tight races for Philadelphia City... Read more

Council candidate gets backing from mayor ... of NYC

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Philadelphia's mayor didn't back him. So City Council candidate Joe Grace went out and snagged the endorsement of New York City's mayor. Grace... Read more

Philly state lawmaker arrested for DUI

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Philadelphia State Rep. Cherelle Parker was arrested and charged early Sunday morning with driving while drunk in Germantown. A Philadelphia... Read more