Heard in the Hall Archive: September, 2009

State budget talks delay Senate action on city relief bill

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Senate Republicans had anticipated meeting today to discuss where they stood on House Bill 1828, the Nutter-supported legislation that would... Read more

Mayor writes to city workers, warns of layoff notices

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Mayor Nutter has just written to city workers, warning them that layoff notices would be coming this week if the city does not win Harrisburg's... Read more

Nutter pleads with senators for support of $700 million relief package

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Mayor Nutter was not in Harrisburg yesterday or today, but he is busy lobbying for the city's budget relief package nonetheless. The mayor... Read more

PICA punts on a vote on Nutter's "Plan C"

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The city's financial watchdog today declined to approve - or reject - Mayor Nutter's "doomsday" budget plan. In its place, the Pennsylvania... Read more

Controller cites concerns about mayor's 'Plan C' budget

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City Controller Alan Butkovitz believes Mayor Nutter's "doomsday" budget may be unworkable. He wrote as much in a letter today to... Read more

PA House leaders: Pension legislation will be changed

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In yet another development concerning a $700 million relief bill for Philadelphia, House Democratic leaders now vow to change the legislation... Read more

Philadelphia budget at risk as House delays critical vote

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In an ominous development for Mayor Nutter's budget, state House leaders have delayed a critical vote on Philadelphia budget relief and pension... Read more

Philly budget relief bill headed for trouble in the House

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It seems Mayor Nutter is worried that there are too few votes in the Pennsylvania House to pass his much-sought after legislation to resolve... Read more