Nothing beats a political speech more than a political song, and that’s exactly what City Council members were serenaded with during a budget hearing Wednesday.
The Streets Department is doing a citywide survey of alley lights, because of rampant vandalism to the lights caused by those who would prefer that the alleys stay dark.
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Verna, 79, made the announcement on Monday that she will not return after her current term expires next January.
Donna Reed Miller has decided not to run again after four terms representing the 8th Councilmanic District, which runs from Chestnut Hill to Logan.
Thursday brings the first-ever meeting of Philadelphia City Council at which the public will be able to speak its mind. The change comes after a state Supreme Court ruling last month.
Supporters of Mayor Michael Nutter’s call to abolish the DROP pension perk for city workers have been wondering when City Council will schedule a hearing on the matter. Apparently it won’t be this month.
=========================== The political hot potato known as DROP was tossed about today as City Council members returned for the fall session.