Archbishop Charles Chaput is traveling with Gov. Corbett and Mayor Nutter for what he calls a factfinding mission and a bid to make a personal pitch to the pope.
Members of labor unions representing various groups of Philadelphia municipal workers marched around City Hall both before and after Mayor Nutter’s budget address, to push their concerns.
Nutter boasted that his $4+ billion spending plan includes no tax increases, but he warned that something must be done to meet the school district’s latest request for an additional $75 million in city funding.
Chris broadcasts live from CPAC in Washington D.C. He talks to Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick, Texas Governor Rick Perry, Tucker Carlson from the Daily Caller, Oklahoma Senator Jim Inhofe, and former Ambassador to the United Nations, John Bolton.
“This year’s cleanup is on April 5th,” said mayor Michael Nutter.
According to a budget overview obtained by KYW Newsradio, additional money for inspectors will “strengthen demolition controls to ensure safe public and private demolitions.”
Mayor Nutter unveils his new budget tomorrow, and the President of City Council is promising a smoother time than last year — when hundreds of union members shouted Nutter down.
Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter has sent a letter to the chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee expressing interest in hosting the party’s 2016 national convention.
The snow is melting, but that’s only exposing more gaping potholes throughout the region.
The sponsor of the plan, Councilman-at-large David Oh, noted that state elected officials and those from other cities face no such provision, so eliminating it here levels the playing field for city officials.
Councilman Jim Kenney suggested that the renovation of Love Park include a section for skateboarders, who once flocked there from around the world.
Another dubious distinction for Philadelphia: a new report out of DC puts our city #2 among the major cities with the highest tax rates. That, of course, makes Mayor Nutter cringe.
“There is not one business in this room that would operate that way,” he told the business leaders.
A snow emergency has been declared in Philadelphia as of 8pm tonight, requiring all cars parked along “snow emergency” routes to be relocated elsewhere.
Both School District of Philadelphia and archdiocesan schools in the city will be closed on Thursday, February 13th, because of the impending snowstorm.