Councilman Curtis Jones
Councilman Curtis Jones read the proclamation honoring Joseph Lozito, 40, who last February subdued a knife-wielding man on a subway near Times Square, after the man had allegedly fatally stabbed three others.
Philadelphia City Hall’s new top property assessor tells City Council members that his evaluators will make sure tax-exempt properties are checked more frequently, to make sure they are what they advertise.
A Philadelphia City Council committee received some startling stats while holding a hearing on bullying and violence in the city’s schools.
City Council leaders say they’ll finally schedule a hearing on the controversial DROP pension perk in April but in the meantime they’re looking for ways to keep the program alive, with a smaller price tag.
Philadelphia City Council members say they will continue to watch local retail chains following a hearing which asked why some chains have retail medical clinics in the suburbs but not in city locations.
City Council has now chosen a date in early December for a hearing to discuss the increasingly tense relations between Philadelphia police and residents.
The vote was unanimous as City Council members agreed to schedule broad-based hearings on police conduct.