Gov. Corbett Not Such A Fan Of Mayor Nutter’s Being Shouted Down
After performing the gubernatorial role of ribbon-cutter-in-chief at a science conference in Philadelphia Monday morning, Gov. Corbett told reporters he found it “disappointing” that Mayor Nutter’s budget address last week was drowned out by municipal union members’ loud protests in City Hall.
“It’s disappointing when individuals will not allow a mayor or an official to give an address that he’s supposed to give,” Corbett said. “Individuals certainly have their opportunity to be heard, but it was certainly disappointing that he did not get to deliver his budget address.”
In response, the city’s municipal unions offered the following statement: