Heard in the Hall Archive: August, 2012

City closes firefighters' bar

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Four years without a raise, and Mayor Nutter keeps appealing arbitration orders to bump their salaries, you’d have to forgive a Philadelphia... Read more

Democratic ward leaders to meet on Voter ID

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Congressman Bob Brady, the chairman of Philadelphia’s Democratic Party, has called the city’s 69 Democratic ward leaders to a meeting... Read more

Venture Capital Firm Moving to West Philly

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Mayor Nutter's office announced this morning that leading venture capital firm First Round Capital will move its headquarters from West Conshohocken... Read more

Butkovitz too wants five-year plan rejected

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City Controller Alan Butkovitz today added his voice to calls for the city's financial overseer, the Pennsylvania Intergovernmental Cooperation... Read more

Parking Wars; PPA to photograph license plates of violators

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Philadelphia ticket writers will soon be armed with a new scofflaw-tracking device: a camera. The Philadelphia Parking Authority says its... Read more

Study: Black and Hispanic precincts hit harder by Voter ID

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An analysis of state data related to Pennsylvania’s new voter ID law suggests that minority voters in Philadelphia will have a tougher... Read more