Leslie Odom Jr. Visits Philadelphia City Council ChambersBroadway star, actor, and singer Leslie Odom Jr. played to another packed house this past week.
City Council Committee Hears Arguments Over New BillboardA city council committee, today, approved two bills that would rezone a plot of land in the northeast from parkland to industrial, in order to allow the installation of a digital billboard there.
New Bills To Reduce Lead Poisoning Risk In PhiladelphiaWith lead contamination in Flint, Michigan water grabbing headlines, a group of city council members is planning to introduce a package of bills that would tighten lead rules in Philadelphia.
Bill Could Make Businesses Responsible For Customers' BehaviorThe bill would give the Department of Licenses and Inspections the power to order a business to cease operations if it was repeatedly cited for nuisance behavior.
Zeoli Show Log 06.01.16Rich discussed Hillary Clinton not being the Democratic nominee, honor students forbidden from wearing honors cords and Doug Schoen's thoughts on who will be selected at Hillary Clinton's Vice President. He also discussed SiriusXM suspending Glenn Beck for a week over Brad Thor interview, the release of the 911 call from the Cincinnati Zoo and sugar daddies paying for college girls tuition. Rich spoke with Douglas Forrester at 3:30pm and Fine Arts Dealer Matthew Schwartz at 4:20pm.
City Council Committee Recommends Decriminalizing Disorderly Conduct Ahead Of DNCA Philadelphia city council committee has recommended decriminalizing a number of so-called "nuisance behaviors."
Comcast Launches Discount Internet Program For SeniorsLow-income senior citizens in Philadelphia can now get discounted internet service, thanks to some hard bargaining by city council.
Philadelphia City Council Members Eye Alternatives To Soda TaxEven among the three council members who openly oppose the tax, there is strong support for universal pre-K.
Harvard Researchers Say Philly Soda Tax Could Save $197 MillionA new study from Harvard University, funded by the JPB Foundation and Healthy Food America is arguing the tax could actually save money, consumers’ waistlines and lives.
City Council Tries To Make Amends For Ugly Chapter In City HistoryThe apology will be presented to Robinson's widow Rachel.
City Council Explores Hidden Hazards Behind Reverse MortgagesRuth Guerriero and her husband decided to downsize, several years ago. They were able to pay cash for their South Philadelphia ranch house.
Mayor Kenney Unveils City Budget ProposalsThe Mayor proposed paying for all his initiatives with a three cent an ounce tax on sugary beverages, something he made it clear he was prepared to fight for.