Philadelphia City Council To Hold Hearing On Verizon's Alleged FiOS DelaysThe vote, backed by Councilman Jim Kenney, came despite a plea from Verizon that no hearing is needed.
Private Luncheon Doesn't Violate Pa. Sunshine Law, Phila. Councilmembers InsistIt was lunch at a swanky center city Philadelphia restaurant today for a majority of City Council members. They insisted no official business was being discussed, and kept reporters from entering.
Kenney Joins Jockeying For Philadelphia City Council PresidencyTuesday's general election in Philadelphia has now given way to another election -- one with just seventeen voters.
City of Philadelphia Expected To Renew Info-Sharing Agreement With ICEThe City of Philadelphia will most likely renew its contract with the federal Department of Immigration and Customs Enforcement ("ICE") following a positive review of the contract.
<i>Analysis</i>: The Speculation About Schools Superintendent Arlene AckermanThis past week Philadelphia schools Superintendent Arlene Ackerman was notably missing from a School Reform Commission meeting leading to speculation that she is on her way out.
City Council Gives Thumbs-Up For Philadelphia Top Cop's Salary HikePhiladelphia City Council, which controls the purse strings of the city's government, apparently has no problem with the $60,000 salary hike given to police commissioner Charles Ramsey to keep him from fleeing to Chicago.
Philly Tow Truck Drivers Stage Loud Protest Over Proposed LawHonking all the way from the sports complex to City Hall, 175 tow trucks headed up Broad Street to protest the City Council legislation.
DROP Action Delayed; Watchdog Group Sees StallingIt’s been more than three months since Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter called on City Council to abolish the controversial retirement program known as "DROP."