Heard in the Hall Archive: June, 2009

Nutter names acting replacement for Andy Altman

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Alan Greenberger, the Executive Director of the City Planning Commission, will, at least for now, be replacing Andy Altman as the city's acting... Read more

Nutter's day to blow out the candles

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So if you see Mayor Nutter today, wish him a happy birthday. He's 52. Click here for Philly.com's politics page. Read more

New report highlights growth in city pension and health-care costs

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With the city's municipal labor contracts set to expire at midnight tomorrow, a new report was released this morning on the critical state... Read more

Come Aug. 1, no sales tax hike could add up to spending cuts

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City Hall will have to pay a high price if state lawmakers drag out Pennsylvania's budget battle past Aug. 1. The precise amount: About $9... Read more

City Hall a (nearly) Twitter-free zone (CORRECTED)

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6/29/2009 Correction: Hoax! It turns out City Hall is a completely Twitter-free zone. Mayor Nutter does NOT have a Twitter account, but there... Read more

City in labor talks today with District Council 47

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For just the second time, city negotiators are discussing a new labor deal with AFSCME District Council 47. The two sides were meeting this... Read more

Nutter's shadow in Harrisburg

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As Mayor Nutter made the rounds in Harrisburg Tuesday, continuing his lobbying campaign in support of the city $3.8 billion budget plan, he... Read more

Plastic prevails, bag bill fails

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A ban on the use of traditional plastic bags by retail stores failed in City Council today under pressure from the business community and the... Read more