As City Council Launches Budget Hearings, Nutter’s Tax Hike Plan For School Funding Appears On Life Support
As the budget hearings open, issue #1 is the School District’s request for an additional $103 million in city funding.
Upwards of 200 students stood outside the Philadelphia High School for Creative & Performing Arts in a spirited protest and symbolic ‘strike’ on Wednesday morning.
PCA hopes the Senior Strut might spur older adults to join or form walking groups, because walking increases blood flow to the heart, lungs and brain that can put you in a good mood and lower stress.
In a separate statement, Nutter praised Comcast as a great corporate citizen, and said the merger would lead to improved services in existing Comcast markets.
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Governor Corbett on Monday failed to convince leaders in the House to meet this month and to vote on a two-dollar-a-pack tax on cigarettes.
A traffic court administrator spoke about taking calls from the office of former Councilman — now Mayor — Michael Nutter.
Amid the latest Philadelphia School District cash crisis, City Council plans to put the Nutter Administration’s tax collection efforts under the microscope.
Both the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and the School District of Philadelphia announced their schools would be closed due to the weather.
Debate Wages On Between Mayor Nutter And Council President Over $50 Million Needed For School District
The verbal sparring continues between Mayor Nutter and Council President Darrell Clarke over how to get an extra $50 million dollars to the school district.
Philadelphia said goodbye on Tuesday to a relentless former councilwoman who always stood up for her neighborhoods in the Northeast.
The Nutter Administration has reversed course and on Friday, released hundreds of pages of documents related to last month’s fatal building collapse on Market Street.
Inside City Council Chambers, parents and education advocates continued to urge City Council members to find a solution to the school district’s budget crisis during a committee hearing Wednesday.
Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter celebrated high school academic achievers at the Top of the Class graduation celebration.
It was a show of solidarity at the Thomas Mifflin School in East Falls as students, parents, and community advocates staged a rally urging political leaders to help fund a school district budget shortfall of $304 million.