Heard in the Hall Archive: June, 2009

Ethics pick gets Council support

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Mayor Nutter's latest pick for the Philadelphia Board of Ethics appears headed for confirmation as a City Council committee gave the Rev. Damone... Read more

Ethics Board pick confirmed

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Mayor Nutter's latest pick for the Philadelphia Board of Ethics was confirmed by City Council this morning. The Rev. Damon Jones Sr, pastor... Read more

City workers: Be flexible on summer vacation plans

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Not to be alarmist, says a city official, but if you are a non-union city employee you might want to reconsider your summer plans. With contracts... Read more

Nutter seeking reduced pension benefits for new hires

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In hopes of saving $500 million over 30 years, Mayor Nutter plans to send legislation to City Council tomorrow - which is Council's final session... Read more

City to pay Eagles $5 million

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A week after the Eagles were ordered to pay the city $8 million, a Philadelphia Common Pleas Court has told the city it must now send the team... Read more

Nutter pounds pavement in Harrisburg - again - today

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Mayor Nutter is in Harrisburg again today, walking the state Capitol hallways with city Finance Director Rob Dubow. Their goal - as it was... Read more

DiCicco warns anti-casino leader: Don't call me corrupt

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The battle lines have been drawn on the transfer of the Foxwoods Casino plan from the South Philadelphia waterfront to the Strawbridge &... Read more

Casino-Free Philadelphia to Foxwoods: Hiya neighbor!

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The anti-casino movement, like 'em or not, has always shown intself to be resourceful, witty, and sometimes very effective. Here's their latest... Read more