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.
Mayor Nutter said runners and spectators will see much more visible security presence to make sure both participants and onlookers are safe.
That increase equals about 9,040 residents, and the finding comes from the 2012 Census Bureau’s Population Estimates Program (PEP).
The mayor says negotiations are at an impasse; Matthews says they are not and the union is still willing to negotiate.
On the same weekend that two men were beaten by violent mobs of teenagers in Center City spurring a police crackdown, another man now says he was randomly attacked on Kelly Drive.
Nutter administration officials were called before City Council to explain how a 12-year-old autistic boy died in a West Philadelphia fire last August. The mayor’s cuts in fire department funding were at issue.
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