He says the prosecutor’s explanation of the findings left a lot of unanswered questions. And he called the decision to announce the grand jury results in the evening “one of the dumbest official decisions that’s been made in recent times.”
LIVE! Hotel & Casino received the second casino license in Philadelphia.
Doug Oliver was spokesman for Mayor Nutter during Nutter’s first term and is now a marketing vice president at PGW.
It is expected that Pope Francis will take part in events on the Ben Franklin Parkway both Saturday, Sept. 26th, and Sunday, Sept. 27th.
Mayor Nutter testified that the sale of PGW is a “once-in-a-generation opportunity, with no comparable alternatives.”
Councilwoman Marian Tasco, who also chairs the city’s Gas Commission, scolded the mayor for, in her view, excluding City Council from the bidding process.
For 60 years, the memorial sat in an obscure location in Fairmount Park. Twenty years ago, it was relocated to Logan Square, near the Franklin Institute.
Mayor Nutter and a host of other Democrats from across Pennsylvania are going to court, trying to overturn a bill signed into law by Gov. Corbett last month.
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.