City Councilman Introduces Bill To Reimburse South Phila. Residents For 2012 Water Main BreakIt took more than two years and the intervention of a judge for residents affected by the 2012 water main break to receive damages from the city. But because the city's liability is capped at $500,000 under state law, the homeowners ended up being compensated for only about two thirds of their damages.
Councilman Introduces Bill That Would Cut City’s Wage TaxA city councilman says Mayor Nutter needs to ramp up in a big way, by making cuts to the much-hated Philadelphia wage tax.
Camden May Soon Have Taxicab RegulationsCab drivers in the city of Camden may soon be put under regulations required by the state of New Jersey.
City Council Debates If Philadelphia Needs More TaxicabsCity Council is planning a hearing to decide if Philadelphia needs more taxicabs.
City Councilman Pushes To Change Zoning RulesJunkyards and auto repair shops are ruining some Philly neighborhoods, at least according to one City Councilman who wants to change the zoning rules to reign them in.
Local Councilman Takes A Stand On Controversial Property Tax AbatementA Philadelphia city councilman wants to force members of the School Reform Commission to take a public stand on the city's controversial 10-year property tax abatement, a tax break that costs the school district millions.
Councilman Wants Changes To Commission That Studies Police Misconduct AllegationsA Philadelphia Councilman introduced Thursday what could prove to be a controversial plan. The idea is to beef up the commission that studies accusations of police misconduct.
Republican At-large Councilman Jack Kelly Not ReturningFor the second time in less than a week, an incumbent City Councilman has announced he won't seek re-election.