Councilman Curtis Jones

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City Council Holds Hearing On School Bullying

A Philadelphia City Council committee received some startling stats while holding a hearing on bullying and violence in the city’s schools.

02/26/2011

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Council Not Looking To Drop DROP, But Cut Costs

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.

02/23/2011

Councilman Curtis Jones Jr.

City Council Asks If Retail Medical Clinics Favor Suburbs Over City

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.

12/07/2010

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Philadelphia Police To Hold Meeting With Citizens

City Council has now chosen a date in early December for a hearing to discuss the increasingly tense relations between Philadelphia police and residents.

11/20/2010

Philadelphia City Council To Hold Hearings On Police Corruption

The vote was unanimous as City Council members agreed to schedule broad-based hearings on police conduct.

10/28/2010

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