Heard in the Hall Archive: June, 2011

What will Nutter do with sick leave and DROP bills?

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Mayor Nutter has two bills on his desk that he opposes - the paid sick leave legislation and Council's reformation of the DROP pension program... Read more

NTSB to issue final cause of duck-boat accident Tuesday

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The National Transportation Safety Board on Tuesday will issue findings from its final report on last summer's duck boat accident, including... Read more

Nutter in line for Conference of Mayor's presidency

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Mayor Nutter, fresh off budget battle royale with City Council Thursday, was in Baltimore on Friday to be elected vice-president of the U.S... Read more

Property tax back from the dead - for now

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City Council would raise property taxes by 3.5 percent instead of introducing a tax on sugary drinks, in a proposal Thursday to rescue the... Read more

Voice of the public in a noisy Council chamber

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The City Council chambers Thursday morning was packed with beverage workers protesting the soda tax, students and parents urging politicians... Read more

Day of intrigue ends, what it means for Nutter

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What does City Council’s rejection of Mayor Nutter’s sweetened-beverage tax proposal mean for the mayor? For starters, expect... Read more

City Budget: A long night? Nutter swings back at prop tax

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Another budget deal looks to be crumbling. As we reported two hours ago, Council members thought there were 9 votes to raise money for the... Read more

Curtis Jones: 'What are you proposing to save the schools?'

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City Councilman Curtis Jones Jr., one of the leading proponents of raising new money for the school district through either a new soda tax... Read more