City of Philadelphia
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.
When temperatures drop below 20 degrees Fahrenheit, the City of Philadelphia puts its “Code Blue” initiatives in place.
Mayor Nutter is among the local leaders behind the charge to host the DNC next year. But he didn’t start out that way.
The Democratic National Committee has chosen Philadelphia as the city to host its presidential nominating convention, to be held the week of July 25th, 2016.
Milton Street was initially ten dollars short on the $130 fine that he faced for filing his campaign finance report nine days late.
The latest twist in the Philadelphia mayor’s race comes from former city controller Jonathan Saidel, who says labor leaders are now trying to convince him to run.
By law, Clarke would have had to resign his seat to run for mayor.
Joyce Craig, the first female firefighter to die in the line of duty in Philadelphia, was memorialized at City Hall by Mayor Nutter and other officials.