Zeoli Show Log 12.2.14Rich explains why he is tired of talking about Ferguson. He talks to City Councilman David Oh about the stalled sale of PGW, Ryan Berk, who confronted a man impersonating a military veteran at the Oxford Valley Mall, and Karen Montgomery, whose son Shane went missing in Manayunk the night before Thanksgiving.
Amid City Council Inaction, PGW Bidder Declines To Extend DealToday was City Council's final chance to introduce the required legislation before the PGW sale agreement expires at yearend.
Doug Oliver Says If He Runs For Phila. Mayor, It'll Be as a DemocratDoug Oliver was spokesman for Mayor Nutter during Nutter's first term and is now a marketing vice president at PGW.
City Council Holds PGW Hearing, Lawmakers Refuse To Vote On Nutter's Plan To SellThis afternoon brings the start of a two-day hearing in which council members will examine what they call the "highest and best use" of the city-owned utility.
Firm Not Giving Up On Bid For PGW Just YetTwo weeks after City Council President Darrell Clarke announced that council will not vote on the proposed sale of PGW, the firm UIL Holdings of Connecticut has announced that they're not pulling out -- at least not yet. UIL has had since July the right to terminate the sale agrement.
Councilmembers Say Cancellation of PGW Deal Was Right Thing To Do"Hang in there, because we're going to come up with a better plan," councilwoman Marian Tasco told her colleagues.
Mayor Nutter Hopes Public Outcry Will Resurrect PGW Sale ProposalNutter, 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.
Clock Still Ticking On Mayor Nutter's Plan To Sell PGWMum's the word from the president of Philadelphia City Council as to whether today's regular Council meeting will bring any word on when lawmakers will debate the plan to sell PGW.
Firm Hired To Analyze Proposed Sale of PGW Finds Several Issues With DealA consultant hired by Philadelphia City Council to analyze the proposed sale of PGW finds several big concerns with the deal, including the possibility that the buyer could simply flip PGW to another buyer.
Councilwoman Says PGW Bidder Using "Scare Tactics" To Push SaleA print ad sponsored by UIL Holdings, the Connecticut-based firm that wants to buy PGW from the city, claims the city's gas infrastructure is "dangerously outdated."
City Council Debate Over Whether To Sell PGW DelayedCity Council's plans to publicly debate the controversial proposal to sell PGW have now slipped until mid-October.
City Council Poised To Publicly Debate Nutter's Plan To Sell PGWThe final week of September is likely to bring the start of City Council's long-awaiting public hearings on Mayor Nutter's plan to sell PGW.
PGW Customers Will Be Getting A Break On Gas BillsPGW says gas rates will dip about 7% for residential heating customers between now and November 30th because of the lower price the utility is paying for natural gas.
Nutter Hopes For Public Hearings On $2 Billion PGW Sale When City Council Opens Fall SessionCity Council has yet to introduce the Mayor's PGW sale legislation nor to schedule public hearings. Council President Darrell Clarke has said those won't come until Concentric -- the consultant hired by Council to review the plan -- has finished its reports.
PGW Drops Natural Gas Rates For Fall