But the rewrite is by no means a done deal.
Score one for the waiters, as City Council approved a bill that stops restaurant owners in Philadelphia from deducting credit card fees from the waiters’ tips.
It’s the day before Election Day and suburban candidates and city Republicans are making the most noise.
City Council today tries yet again to tackle the thorny issue of Philadelphia’s business taxes, with a hearing on two proposals aimed at helping out firms based in the city and bringing new ones in.
Philadelphia is inching closer to a sweeping overhaul of its woefully out-of-date zoning code.
The debate continues in City Council over whether to force local firms to give workers earned sick leave. The proposal was amended Thursday, but not enough to satisfy critics.
Chris reviews the latest in the continuing Anthony Weiner saga, talks to E.R.’s Noah Wylie about his new show, Falling Skies, City Councilman Bill Green about the school budget and the Phillies’ Tom McCarthy about last night’s loss and Plaxico Burress’ hat.
Philadelphia at-large city councilman Frank Rizzo Jr., was apparently having trouble in his re-election bid shaking the charge that he ran for another term despite having entered the city’s controversial “DROP” pension program.
The long-running confusion over the city’s system of assessing property values was again front and center as City Council began its review of the mayor’s budget. The question: what happens when the latest tax hike gets rolled back?
The Philadelphia Board of Ethics is drafting new regulations that spell out what city workers can and cannot do when it comes to political activity. But the political watchdog group, The Committee of 70, isn’t satisfied.
One of this area’s most prolific political fund raisers has died.
Philadelphia City Council members will debate a controversial plan that would overhaul Philadelphia’s business tax structure after the Thanksgiving holiday.
Philadelphia got some unwanted national attention this past summer after reports that the city was going after bloggers for business income. Now, a city councilman proposes changing the law to give the bloggers a break.