Councilman David Oh

(Philadelphia city councilman David Oh.  File photo credit: Mike Dunn)

Bill Approved In City Council Committee Hopes To Coax Philly Employers To Hire More Vets

Philadelphia officials are looking to expand the tax credit that goes to local companies that hire veterans.

11/09/2014

City Controller Alan Butkovitz (L) is questioned by Councilman David Oh (R) during a budget hearing. (credit: City of Philadelphia)

City Controller Faults Secrecy Amid School District’s Financial Mess

Philadelphia’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.

04/08/2014

(Philadelphia city councilman David Oh.  File photo by Mike Dunn)

Councilman Proposes New Work Protections For Breastfeeding Mothers

At-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.

12/06/2013

(File photo.  Credit: ThinkStock)

City Council Pushes Ahead With New Fines For Skateboarders Who Damage Public Art

It was a heated debate in City Council Thursday morning over slapping skateboarders who damage public art with hefty fines.

12/06/2012

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Two Arrested For Skateboarding In Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Police arrested two young men Friday evening on charges of institutional vandalism after they defaced the Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Penn’s Landing.

06/16/2012

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