The prime sponsor of mandatory sick leave, Councilman Bill Greenlee, is one vote short of the twelve votes he would need to override the expected veto from Mayor Nutter: “I’m still working on making sure we have the twelve votes.”
A city councilwoman’s anger over delays in renovations to a rec center in her district boiled over Tuesday at a budget hearing.
For Mayor Nutter and the two non-uniformed city worker unions, the day after Nutter’s scuttled budget address saw only a slight cooling-down of the rhetoric.
Hundreds of union city workers rallied outside of city hall as Mayor Nutter finished his budget address.
The city’s two non-uniformed unions, District Councils 33 and 47, will be there in full force at the budget speech Thursday to voice their displeasure with the long-stalled contract talks.
Nearly everyone gathered for the announcement was wearing green, including the dancers who regaled the attendees.
Philadelphia residents who had problems voting in last November’s presidential election are being asked to come to City Hall this evening and tell their tale.
Katz voiced concern that sticker shock could be in store for young families who bought in to gentrifying neighborhoods. “And if en masse large numbers of them put ‘For Sale’ signs out, it’s going to drive the value of housing down,” Katz said.
A rose by any other name would smell as sweet, said Shakespeare, and that may be true at Philadelphia City Hall, where an old acronym for a city agency is getting replaced with a new one.
Food carts roasting chestnuts…It’s a tradition of sorts in the Big Apple, but not so in Philadelphia.
Sources tell KYW Newsradio that at the meeting, the total value of all city properties was put at just under $100-billion.
Families of young victims of senseless violence get a portrait of their lost loved one, painted by a volunteer artist.
City Council’s Caucus Room was awash in winter woolies this week. For the 13th straight year, volunteers brought in knitted hats, scarves, and mittens for children in need.
Hope Brown came to look at the cross for her 25-year-old nephew Garland Banks.
Today is the deadline to register to vote in Pennsylvania. The campaigns are out in force, signing up procrastinators.