Bobby Henon

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City Council Debates Plan To Increase Fines For Illegal ATV Riding

A city council committee today debates a plan from the Nutter Administration to boost the penalties for riding all terrain vehicles in parks and on sidewalks.

10/03/2012

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Philadelphia City Council Puts Slumlord Issue In The Spotlight

“It becomes a domino effect, where you have one problem property turning in to an entire block of problem properties,” an economist testified. “And then, there goes the neighborhood.”

06/20/2012

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Philadelphia Councilman’s “Bad Neighbor Map” Goes Viral, Gets International Attention

The trash on Marsden Street in the Northeast used to be a problem only for Tacony and 6th District Councilman Bobby Henon.

03/02/2012

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Philadelphia Councilman Introduces Neighborhood Map Targeting Nuisance Properties

Councilman Henon is now asking people in his district to report nuisance properties and absentee landlords. His website has a map of properties of homes that have multiple license and inspection violations.

02/27/2012

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Councilman Wants Trash Rules Relaxed For Senior Citizens

Philadelphia has strict rules on setting out trash at the curb, but a councilman says those rules should be relaxed for senior citizens.

02/20/2012

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Council: Fight Parking Tix Online Or On The Phone

Two city council members want to make it easier to fight City Hall — by letting people contest parking tickets and other citations without having to show up in person.

02/16/2012

(City Council president Darrell Clarke, on his first day in that position.  Credit: Mike Dunn)

New Philadelphia City Council President Inaugurates 2012 Legislative Session

Philadelphia City Council chambers were packed on Thursday morning as the lawmakers launched their 2012 legislative session.

01/26/2012

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Council Opens With New Leaders, New Members, Difficult Issues

When Philadelphia City Council convenes its 2012 legislative session this morning, it’ll have a very different look, with new leadership and six new members. But the biggest issues are anything but new.

01/26/2012

(Philadelphia City Hall.  File photo by Tony Hanson)

Some City Council Races Wrap Quickly; Not So, At-Large GOP Seat

In Philadelphia, where Democratic registrations outpace Republicans by a 6-1 margin, several City Council races wrapped up quickly on Election Night.

11/08/2011

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In Philadelphia Council District Primaries, Squilla and Henon Win

Mark Squilla and Bobby Henon appeared headed toward commanding victories in their respective Philadelphia City Council primary races.

05/17/2011

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Henon Running For Sixth District Council

Another candidate for Joan Krajewski’s Northeast Philadelphia City Council seat has tossed his hat into the ring.

02/08/2011

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