That national policy trickled down to a lengthy controversy here in Philadelphia.
“I want to apologize to her directly, on behalf of the city government and our administration,” Mayor Nutter said of a “tweet” by press secretary Mark McDonald about a Daily News columnist.
Chris has a big show on such a rainy day as he talks with Stripper Melissa BangBang Forgione, CBS3’s Ben Simmoneau on his peice about Twitter is where the Strippers are hiding, John Stossel’s visit to Philadelphia tomorrow, and Philadelphia’s Inquirer’s Business Editor Andy Maykuth.
The largest of Philadelphia’s four city worker unions is turning up the heat on Mayor in long-stalled contract negotiations. They’re running anti-Nutter ads, including one to air during Saturday’s TV broadcast of the Phillies spring training game.
No new taxes: that’s the pledge — for now — from the Nutter administration.
Kids hoping for sledding instead of school may be disappointed by the lack of snow so far this winter. But city of Philadelphia budget crunchers are ecstatic.
On Thursday, the Nutter Administration unveiled its plan to permanently tighten the city’s curfew law with earlier hours. Several changes are in store, including different curfew hours for different ages.
McDonald succeeds Nutter’s original spokesman, Doug Oliver, who has left for a position with PGW.