Bill To Hold Architects Accountable For Unsafe Demolition And Construction Goes To City CouncilPhiladelphia city councilman Curtis Jones has introduced a bill that would greatly expand who's responsible for reporting potential problems in demolition and construction projects.
Councilman Wants To Mandate Convenience Store ReceiptsShould receipts for purchases at convenience stores be mandatory? A Philadelphia City Councilman says yes, and he is now proposing exactly that.
City Council To Debate Bill Requiring Longer-Lasting Smoke Detector BatteriesCity Council this spring will debate whether Philadelphia should require that battery-operated smoke detectors use batteries that last ten years.
City Councilman Wants To Strengthen Civilian Panel That Oversees Alleged Police MisconductThe Police Advisory Commission was created by executive order of then-Mayor Ed Rendell in late 1994, to look into citizen's complaints of police misconduct. City Councilman Curtis Jones says the commission needs to be strengthened with more funding.