Bill Approved In City Council Committee Hopes To Coax Philly Employers To Hire More VetsPhiladelphia officials are looking to expand the tax credit that goes to local companies that hire veterans.
City Controller Faults Secrecy Amid School District's Financial MessPhiladelphia's Controller, Alan Butkovitz, says a culture of secrecy pervades the School District, making it difficult for anyone to get to the root of the district's massive deficits.
Councilman Proposes New Work Protections For Breastfeeding MothersAt-large Councilman David Oh proposes revising the Fair Practices section of the city code to give explicit protection to women who return to work after giving birth, and who need time and space to express milk for storage.
City Council Pushes Ahead With New Fines For Skateboarders Who Damage Public ArtIt was a heated debate in City Council Thursday morning over slapping skateboarders who damage public art with hefty fines.
Two Arrested For Skateboarding In Vietnam Veterans MemorialPolice arrested two young men Friday evening on charges of institutional vandalism after they defaced the Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Penn's Landing.