Malcolm Lazin, chair of the 50th anniversary celebration, notes that the 1965 demostrations on behalf of gay rights were an act of tremendous courage at the time.
One of its first tasks will be to increase the profile of women in the cycling race held here in early June of each year.
The mayor says Allen was an idol to kids growing up in West Philly.
Nutter, still fuming over City Council president Darrell Clarke’s decision to scuttle the PGW sale without a public hearing, is hoping that public pressure will force City Council to reverse course.
The deal, worth nearly $2 billion, needed City Council approval but the legislation was never introduced, nor hearings scheduled.
The Philadelphia Parking Authority cracked down over the weekend, impouding six vehicles and fining the drivers $1,000 each.
City Council president Darrell Clarke says his staff’s internal review should be concluded by next week.
“We’re going to miss her,” said Mayor Nutter, who created the Office of LGBT Affairs in 2008 and appointed Casarez to head up the office.
Chris discussed President Obama appointing an Ebola Czar, next month’s mid-term elections and the World Series, which is set to begin tomorrow. He talked to Michael Bronstein and Colin Hanna on the Monday Morning Matchup at 7:00, CBS 3’s Beasley Reece at 8:00 and whiskey sommelier Heather Greene at 8:20.
But at the same time, Nutter cautioned residents about becoming alarmed.
The controversy came as the mayor backed off slightly on plans to cut the city wage tax.
The section is called Baxter Trail.
City Council Moves Ahead With Plans To Question Whether School District Should Return To Local Control
If at first you don’t succeed…City Council is trying again for a ballot referendum that would ask city voters whether to the school district should be under local control.
“This is not the preferred route, but it is where we are,” Nutter said today.
“It enhances protections for whisteblowers by strengthening confidentiality provisions, to prevent retaliation, and to ensure that employees feel comfortable reporting misconduct,” Nutter said.