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Is Darrell Clarke Running for Mayor?

When Alan Butkovitz (kind of) exited the mayoral race last week, it was widely taken as a sign he was clearing the way for Council […]

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PGW Sale Hopes Dim

The proposed sale of Philadelphia Gas Works to a private Connecticut company — a sale long considered on life support, at best — is one step closer […]

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Mayor: Council Is Fibbing! Council: Nuh-Uh!

So City Council has just released a rebuttal to a rebuttal to a letter summarily rejecting the sale of PGW. At least, I think that’s where […]

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Analysis: What the PGW Flop Means

Philadelphia’s bid to become the nation’s next great energy hub is a stool built on three legs. The pitch goes a little like this. “Hey petrochemical and energy […]

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Nutter Still Wants PGW Sale Hearing

Though seemingly dead for good after a City Council announcement on Monday, there may still be life in the proposal to sell Philadelphia Gas Works […]

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Clarke: No Approval for PGW Sale

Philadelphia City Council will not approve the sale of Philadelphia Gas Works to a private buyer, Council President Darrell Clarke announced today. The council also […]

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Council Might (or Might Not) Proceed With PGW Hearings

City Council might finally begin the process of formally dealing with the proposed sale of Philadelphia Gas Works to a private company today. Or it […]

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City Council Spending $20K on Ads Defending Delay on PGW Sale

In February, Mayor Michael Nutter announced the sale of PGW for $1.86 billion. But City Council has questions, and didn’t review the sale before the […]

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Johnny Doc Raises Cash for Darrell Clarke

The 2015 mayor’s race is heating up: The Inquirer reports that John Dougherty on Tuesday hosted a fund-raiser for Council President Darrell Clarke, while talking […]

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Council Will Consider PGW Sale on Its Timeline — Not the Mayor’s

CBS Philly reports that the City Council will adjourn for the summer on June 19th without deciding whether to approve the sale of Philaelphia Gas […]

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City Council President Heads to Harrisburg to Lobby for School Funding

City Council President Darrell Clarke will lobby state lawmakers for increased funding for Philadelphia schools today, KYW 1060’s Mike Dunn reports.

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Clarke, Butkovitz Lead Mayoral Field

A poll featuring likely Philly mayoral candidates puts City Council President Darrell Clarke at the head of the field with 14 percent, followed closely by City Controller Alan […]

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Protesters Deliver Petition Against PGW Sale

Protesters on Tuesday delivered petitions containing “several thousand” signatures to Council President Darrell Clarke, opposing the city’s sale of Philadelphia Gas Works to a private […]

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Morning Headlines: Twenty Shuttered School Buildings To Be Listed for Immediate Sale

When it comes to the sale of shuttered school buildings, no one has been more about picking up the pace than City Council President Darrell […]

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Mayor Nutter Won’t Be Shouted Down in Council This Year

Remember last year, when union protesters raised such a din that Mayor Nutter was forced to retreat from City Council chambers to give his budget […]