Riley Cooper Takes Full Responsibility For Eagles' Only LossRiley Cooper takes full responsibility for the Eagles lone loss of the season on 94 WIP.
City Council Puts Off Hearing On Nutter’s Two-Tier Pension ProposalCity Council president Darrell Clarke gaveled the 2012 legislative session to a close last week, but he did so without ever scheduling a hearing on a pension reform plan submitted by Mayor Nutter way back in September.
Nutter’s Proposed Budget Includes Funds To Hire 400 Police OfficersAmong the many details in Mayor Nutter's new budget is a plan to hire 400 more police officers over the coming year. Commissioner Charles Ramsey says that'll help, as the department tries to keep up with retirements fueled by the controversial DROP program.
Philadelphia City Commission Begins Its Post-Tartaglione EraIn a low-key event, the Philadelphia city commissioners have elected Stephanie Singer as their chairwoman, succeeding Marge Tartaglione, who ran the office for several decades.
Former City Finance Director Named To Similar Spot in Philadelphia Sheriff's OfficeSheriff Jewell Williams has named Benjamin Hayllar (left) as his top financial advisor and chief deputy for finance and accountability, effective immediately.
Philadelphia Councilwoman Marian Tasco Collects $478K DROP PaymentPhiladelphia City Councilwoman Marian Tasco will be retiring at the close of business on Friday, only to return on Monday and be sworn into a new term, along with the rest of council and Mayor Nutter. But, she'll be able to collect a $478,000 DROP payment.
City Council Bids Farewell To 6 Longtime Members, Including Pres. Anna VernaRetiring City Council president Anna Verna got a standing ovation. She is one of six outgoing councilmembers honored during their final meeting.
Philadelphia City Council's Final '11 Meeting Marks End of Verna EraVerna is the longest-serving City Council member in Philadelphia history and the first female president of Council.
Philadelphia City Workers Sue To Block Changes To 'DROP' City Council two weeks ago overrode a veto by the mayor and gave final approval to a series of changes to DROP. The union representing city blue-collar workers says changes must be negotiated.
Stigall Show Log 9.16.11Chris talks to Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday about unemployment and inflation. He talks to New Jersey State Senate Candidate and Olympic Medalist Carl Lewis about the controversey surrounding his campaign and to CBS 3's Beasley Reece about Michael Vick's return to Atlanta.
Philadelphia City Council Overrides Mayor Nutter's Veto of 'DROP' Pension ProgramMeanwhile, Mayor Nutter vows to keep fighting to abolish DROP outright.
From DROP To PLOP? Council Could Override Mayor’s Veto This WeekCity Council members this week may decide to override the mayor's veto of a bill that scales back the controversial pension perk known as DROP.
Councilman Wilson Goode Wants To Replace DROP With PLOPWhen City Council opens its fall session today, the members may decide to override the mayor's veto of a bill that scales back the controversial pension perk known as DROP.
Philadelphia City Council Approves 3.85-Percent Property Tax Hike; Mayor Vetoes DROPProceeds from that property tax bump -- combined with a meter rate increase for street parking and some city surplus funds -- will give the school district an extra $53 million.
Philadelphia City Council Pass Sick Leave And DROP BillsIn the middle of pressing soda and property tax issues, City Council dealt with two controversial bills dealing with sick leave and the DROP program.