City Councilman Wilson Goode Jr.

(Denise Early, left, of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce, answers question posed by Councilman Wilson Goode.  Credit:  City of Phila. TV)

Revised Mandatory Sick Leave Bill Set For Full Philadelphia City Council Vote

After he sparred with a representative from the Chamber of Commerce, a City Council committee has approved Councilman Wilson Goode’s scaled-back version that would require paid sick leave only at large firms that have large city government contracts.

10/05/2011

(L-R: Philadelphia School District assistant superintendent Lee Nunery, superintendent Arlene Ackerman, and School Reform Commission chair Robert Archie were among those testifying today before Philadelphia City Council.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Mayor Backs Philadelphia School District Request For Tens Of Millions More

The School District of Philadelphia is telling City Council it needs more money from the city to balance its budget.

05/24/2011

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