City of Philadelphia
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.
A snow emergency, which began at 6 a.m. Thursday, is in effect for the City of Philadelphia.
Mayor Nutter today told stakeholders involved in youth violence prevention that they should commit to a long-term effort and not go for short-term fixes.
Lawmakers next month will consider a bill that revises the smoking ban to rule out any future waivers.
Noted Philadelphia philanthropist Gerry Lenfest, who once served on US Navy destroyers in the Korean War, says it’s almost hard to believe, in this city of firsts, that we don’t have an official Veterans’ Day parade.
In addition to keeping City Council up to speed, Clarke says, the firm will lobby on positions in which Council and the mayor disagree.