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Nutter: Relationship With Secret Service Fine Despite “Pushing And Shoving” Over Papal Security

Mayor Michael Nutter says his Administration and the Secret Service have a great working relationship, despite what he admits has been – quote – “pushing and shoving” between them over security plans for the visit of Pope Francis.

08/20/2015

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Hackers Expose Email Addresses Of City Employees On Website For Cheaters

Hackers have released the email addresses of thousands of registered users at a website that promotes extramarital affairs. Nine of those addresses are for City of Philadelphia employees, and now city officials are investigating.

08/20/2015

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Historic President’s House Site Soon To Be Transferred From City To National Park Service

Five years after the opening of the historic President’s House near the Liberty Bell, the Nutter Administration is moving ahead with plans to turn over control of the problem-plagued site to the National Park Service.

08/18/2015

Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown File Photo (Credit: Mike Dunn)

Councilwoman Remains Mum On Theft Of Her City-Issued Car

Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown is refusing to answer questions about the theft over the weekend of her city-issued vehicle.

08/12/2015

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SEPTA’s Second Stab At Papal Ticket Sales Is A Lottery Run By Local Firm

SEPTA’s second attempt at selling regional rail tickets for the Pope’s visit is now underway, but this time, its a lottery that ends at midnight tonight.

08/03/2015

File photo of Philadelphia City Council chambers. (Credit: Steve Tawa)

Study Examines The Good and Bad Of A Philadelphia City Council Tradition

A new study puts a long-standing and controversial Philadelphia City Council tradition under the microscope.

07/26/2015

File photo (L&I commissioner Carlton Williams testifies before a Philadelphia City Council committee investigating the deadly Center City building collapse.  Image from City of Phila. TV)

L&I Chief Buys Ads To Tell ‘True Story’ Of Department

The Commissioner of Licenses and Inspections is defending the use of 15-thousand taxpayer dollars to run online ads designed to look like news articles — ads that put a positive spin on the beleaguered department.

07/22/2015

Mayor Michael Nutter. (credit: Mike Dunn)

Nutter Perplexed Over Continued Questions On Papal Fence

Mayor Nutter is voicing frustration over facing repeated questions about fences that will be put up in Center City for the Pope’s visit.

07/22/2015

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Concrete Foundations For New Market East Project Poured Today

Thirty-five cement mixers have begun pouring the 350 cubic yards of concrete for what is the first phase of the project titled simply “East Market.”

07/13/2015

(Philadelphia DA Seth Williams, in file photo, testifying before a City Council committee.  Image from City of Phila. TV)

Partial Settlement in Civil Rights Suit Over Phila. DA’s Seizure of Assets in Drug Cases

At issue was the district attorney’s controversial program that seizes homes and cars from people whose relatives have been charged with drug crimes, then keeps the money for the DA’s office and the police department.

06/28/2015

File Photo (Mayor Nutter speaks to reporters.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Critics Question Nutter Admin. Decision To Sell Tax Liens On Delinquent Properties

For the first time in nearly two decades, the city is selling tax liens on foreclosed properties, but critics of the effort hope it doesn’t backfire.

06/25/2015

(An architect's rendering of the proposed apartment building for 218 Arch Street.  The Betsy Ross House, not visible in rendering, is across Arch Street at the far right.  Image by architect Stephen Varenhorst provided by Phila. Historical Commission)

Developer Agrees To Reconsider Plans For Big Building in Historic Old City Location

Plans for the apartment building on the 200 block of Arch Street were due to be voted on by the architectural committee of the Philadelphia Historical Commission.

06/23/2015

Rendering by architect Stephen Varenhorst (Photo provided by Phila. Historical Commission)

Committee To Review Proposal For Apartment Building In Heart Of Old City

A committee of the Philadelphia Historical Commission today will weigh in on a developer’s plans for the building on the same block as the Betsy Ross House.

06/23/2015

(Philadelphia city commissioner Anthony Clark, in 2012 file photo by KYW's Steve Tawa)

Philadelphia Election Official Fined For Ethics Violation

Anthony Clark — one of three officials who oversee Philadelphia elections — has reached a settlement agreement with the city’s Board of Ethics in a matter involving his brother, Alex, who works in Anthony Clark’s office as a trades helper.

06/22/2015

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Council Leaders Insist Politics Not In Play In Rejection Of Nutter’s School Funding Proposal

Philadelphia City Council adjourned for the summer this past week after rejecting some key initiatives of Mayor Nutter.

06/20/2015

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