Bill Green has changed his party affiliation, and that could open the door to an independent run for mayor this fall.
New SRC chair Marjorie Neff says the fact that Bill Green is not going to court to try to keep the chairmanship removes a potential distraction.
School Reform Commissioner Bill Green now says he’s not going to court to challenge his removal as SRC chair.
Governor Tom Wolf has replaced School Reform Commission (SRC) chair Bill Green with Marjorie Neff, voiding his 5 year contract.
He says he plans to go to Commonwealth Court for a ruling on whether Gov. Wolf had the authority to strip him of his School Reform Commission chairmanship.
In a shocking move, Governor Wolf has replaced Bill Green as chair of the School Reform Commission.
City Council is at odds with the Nutter Administration over a law that forces non-profits in the city to prove they’re truly not for profit.
School Reform Commission chair Bill Green said the SRC is exercising its option to unilaterally modify its labor contract with the PFT.
Neilson said he waited three months to be sworn in, in order to remain in the state House should his vote be needed on school funding.
A spokesman for the attorney general confirms there is an investigation.
The bill’s sponsor, Councilman Jim Kenney, estimates that the new marijuana policy could save the police department and the courts $4 million a year.
Council president Darrell Clarke said an additional $30 million would serve as a stopgap in case Harrisburg approves a city tax on cigarettes.
Philadelphia school district officials are warning of dire consequences if the city and state don’t quickly come through with millions in new funding.
The SRC won’t adopt a budget for next school year until it has secured adequate funding for Philadelphia schools on both the local and state level.
The School Reform Commission has decided to defy the city charter and not pass a budget for next year on time.