Ross Feinberg, a Rhawnhurst resident and the Republican candidate for Register of Wills, said it is “appalling” that the office makes dozens of patronage hires.
A change is needed
“This dispute was always and only about affordability. And we as a city are now in a place to provide pay increases as set out in that award.” — Mayor Michael Nutter
Local 22 President Joe Schulle is facing many challenges, including an all-time low in morale.
Fire Fighters Local 22 announces plans to seek a city charter change that would reduce Mayor Nutter’s power to launch court appeals.
The School Reform Commission has no accountability, says state Sen. Mike Stack, and he wants to abolish the five-member panel.
As City Hall’s financial watchdog, Controller Alan Butkovitz has his hands full while keeping tabs on a broke city that needs money, a broke school district that needs money and a planned change in real-estate assessment likely to have a lot of residents howling.