City of Philadelphia
Even the sponsor acknowledges the measure is likely to be challenged in court.
The chambers of Philadelphia City Council were packed to the rafters with angry union members as mayor Michael Nutter prepared to unveil his new budget.
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Mayor Michael Nutter is asking the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to take up the question of whether he can impose a new contract on the city’s blue-collar workers’ union.
McDaniel, the former campaign treasurer for Reynolds Brown, was recently fired from his city-paid airport job after the city Board of Ethics identified numerous reporting irregularities by McDaniel in the campaign’s required city filings.
The City of Philadelphia says the company that makes Yuengling beer owes $6.6 million in back taxes.
Wednesday was the deadline set by Mayor Nutter for the blue-collar city workers’ union to respond to what he calls his “final offer” in the long-running contract talks.
When Mayor Nutter last year announced pay raises and work rule changes — including the right to furlough — on nonunionized workers, he included the members of Local 2186.
The City of Philadelphia has declared a “Code Blue” ahead of what could be the coldest week of the year in the Delaware Valley.
With Nutter inside the Capitol Hilton, serving as president of the US Conference of Mayors, AFSCME International had a little anti-Nutter protest outside.
Several pieces of legislation were passed in the last session to enable Mayor Nutter’s property tax overhaul known as “AVI,” for Actual Value Initiative. Now, lawmakers plan to introduce more legislation to enhance the changeover process.
New smoke detector laws went into effect Wednesday in the city of Philadelphia.
A new law now in effect prohibits light bulb manufacturers from producing traditional incandescent 75-watt light bulbs.
2012 brought the start of Michael Nutter’s second term as mayor of Philadelphia, but his agenda was hindered by a combative City Council, which included six new members.
They believe it would help avoid budget cuts and public school closings.