Heard in the Hall Archive: August, 2009

Nutter to speak in Kentucky tomorrow

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Mayor Nutter is headed out of town again, this time to Kentucky where he will be the keynote speaker tomorrow during a luncheon attended by... Read more

Nutter makes $20 million in cuts, urges Harrisburg to act quickly

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The city will sharply cut back on its new 311 program, delay a police recruiting class and cut $1.5 million from politically sensitive low... Read more

Tax task force calls for reforms, breaks little new ground

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Mayor Nutter's Task Force on Tax Policy & Economic Competitivness has unveiled some preliminary recommendations, which will be the subject... Read more

Four year sentence for Council aide Wright

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Christopher Wright, the city Council aide convicted of conspiracy and fraud for his connection to a pair of developers and their lawyer, was... Read more

Harrisburg may help city close budget gap, but not yet

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Under mounting public pressure, State Senate Majority Leader Dominic Pileggi predicted today that a pair of budget-rescuing measures sought... Read more

More on the Philadelphia Parking Authority

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Still clamoring for more info on the whys and hows of Philadelphia parking after reading my column? Have I got some leftovers for you: * Valet... Read more

House approves city sales tax hike

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We can't see Mayor Nutter right now since he is in Harrisburg. But one would assume he is feeling at least a small degree of relief since the... Read more

U.S. Attorney erases criticism of Fumo judge

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Federal prosecutors took back their scorching criticism of U.S. District Judge Ronald L. Buckwalter Wednesday, two days after blasting his... Read more