Philadelphia officials are bringing in a structural engineer early this week to look at water damage suffered in City Council chambers.
The City Council President’s ambitious plan to reorganize huge portions of Philadelphia government has moved off of the fast-track, in the wake of concerns by some in the city’s development community.
Philadelphia’s longtime consumer advocate, Lance Haver, has left the Nutter Administration to take a new City Council post: Director of Civic Engagement.
Councilman Curtis Jones has, as promised, introduced a bill that mandates exterior security cameras at the exits of all drinking establishments.
O’Neill says the DNC decision shows how much the hospitality industry has grown since 2000 when Philly hosted the GOP convention.
Human trafficking often involves forced prostitution – and now Philadelphia City Council is considering new regulations on local hotels aimed at preventing that.
Before Council’s Public Health Committee is a measure that would require local businesses offer one hour of sick leave for every forty hours an employee works.
Code Blue emergency is declared by the city when the real-feel temperature is near or below 20 degrees Fahrenheit.
A city council committee on January 27th will debate Councilman Bill Greenlee’s proposal to make sick leave mandatory in Philadelphia.
8th District Councilwoman Cindy Bass — representing parts of the city’s northwest — says too many traffic tragedies could have been prevented if drivers simply slowed down.
They’re often called ‘notarios’ — scammers who demand thousands of dollars from new immigrants without any guarantee they can actually get them papers.
A Philadelphia City Council member wants to coax local universities into adopting stricter standards on what constitutes a sexual assault.
Council President Clarke, who lost his mother when he first got elected, says he enjoys hanging out with seniors. “They’ve taken the responsibility of watching over me over the years, and I just want to be in a position to return the favor.”
The failure of Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter’s ambitious plan to sell PGW marks a new low in relations between Nutter and members of City Council. But the mayor insists he’ll be able to get things done in 2015, his final year in office, and rejects the label “lame duck.”
You’ll probably be hearing the Eagles fight song two, three, four times this afternoon as the Birds host the Seahawks at the Linc.