City Councilman Darrell Clarke

Charter School CEO's outside City Hall (Credit: Paul Kurtz)

Charter School CEO’s Join Call For City Council To Approve 1% Sales Tax Extension

Officials representing several dozen Philadelphia charter schools gathered outside City Hall Thursday to call on City Council to approve a one-percent sales tax extension.


(Mayor Michael Nutter speaks with reporters outside his City Hall office.  File photo by Mike Dunn)

Nutter Noncommittal On City Council Plan To Change Way Water Rates Are Set

Mayor Michael Nutter says he’s not yet sure whether he’ll sign off on a City Council plan to change the way water rates are set in Philadelphia.


(credit: John Ostapkovich)

Councilman Clarke Pushes For Continued Review Of Water Rates In Philadelphia

City Council President Darrell Clarke has now come out with a formal plan for independent body to rule on rate changes.


(Councilman Darrell Clarke, photographed in City Council chambers last March.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

Incoming Council President Sets Aside Cash For New Hires

The lawmaker expected to become the next president of Philadelphia City Council is already laying groundwork for possible new hires.