In addition to candidates for mayor, Philadelphia voters today are also choosing their party’s nominees for all 17 seats on City Council.
Corner stores in Philadelphia will soon be required to put trash and recycling bins out front, thanks to City Council…and Walt Disney.
Now that this is Mayor Nutter’s last year in office, councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown fears that another mayor could eliminate the LGBT office he created.
Ballot positions for the May 19th primary were determined in a very low-tech way: the candidates chose numbered balls out of a coffee can.
A city councilwoman, along with the Nutter Administration, want Philadelphia to take a ‘Disneyland approach’ when it comes to litter.
Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown fears that the cash-for-cellphone kiosks would prompt a rise in thefts of mobile phones.
City council members are introducing a bill that adds hate crimes to the individual conduct portion of the city code.
Environmentalists and activists gathered today at Boathouse Row to tout the importance of new rules clarifying the reach and control of the Environmental Protection Agency and the US Army Corps of Engineers over major waterways and the streams and creeks that flow into them.
Philadelphia school district chief operating officer Fran Burns told Council’s Rules Committee that passage of the bill doesn’t guarantee that the district will follow through on putting ads in schools.
At a City Council hearing, company officials laid out the security precautions in each transaction — including thumbprints, multiple photographs, and a scan of photo IDs.
Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown fears the machines may prompt a rise in mobile phone thefts.
The Ethics Board, saying it is required by law to do so, posted an opinion that Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown’s attorney says was clearly referring to her.
John McDaniel, 39, is now facing a year and a day in federal prison.
A story uncovered by Eyewitness News catches the eye of a member of Philadelphia city council.
John McDaniel, longtime associate and former campaign manager of Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown, pleaded guilty last week to stealing more than $100,000 from her 2011 campaign.