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The site is a one-stop clearinghouse where veterans and their families can find links to Philly-specific services including jobs, housing, and treatment.
Philadelphia’s pothole epidemic dominated discussion at a City Council hearing this past week.
A signing ceremony was held today in Terminal ‘A’ of Philadelphia International Airport, resolving years of friction between the city, which owns and operates the airport, and its municipal neighbors.
“We see this, in its humble way, as a part of Earth Day, in keeping the environment and the streets of Philadelphia cleaner,” David Perri said at today’s dedication.
Homeland Security secretary Jeh Johnson was not saying immediately how much money the federal government will chip in for security at next year’s Democratic National Convention.
In past years, the feds have given cities that host political conventions upwards of $50 million for security.
Mayor Nutter’s chief integrity officer singled out one candidate — Nelson Diaz — for having done so.
Nutter has signed an executive order creating a fifteen-member oversight commission to ensure that the Justice Department’s recent recommendations become reality.
Now that this is Mayor Nutter’s last year in office, councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown fears that another mayor could eliminate the LGBT office he created.
By Jim Donovan: It’s been two years since the City of Philadelphia and Clarifi cut the ribbon on Financial Empowerment Centers designed to help local residents achieve financial stability. Two years later and now with […]
The 2007 smoking ban allowed for waivers under certain circumstances, under a compromise provision to secure passage. But bars have continued to ask for — and receive — exemptions.
Landing the championship game is another feather in the cap for Mayor Michael Nutter and his team, who have been on a roll lately.
Under the Republican-backed update to the current law, now nearly two decades old, charter schools would get their funding directly from the state, rather than having money pass through local school districts.
“It’s mainly a plowing operation, but we are salting as well,” says Philadelphia streets commissioner David Perri.
Nutter delivered his final budget to City Council by asking the lawmakers to hike property taxes 9.3 percent.