Councilwoman Marian Tasco
Councilwoman Marian Tasco was instrumental in setting up the pilot program in 2008, just as the number of city foreclosure filings exceeded 8,000.
By law, City Council has only until September 9th to redistrict, based on census numbers that show a significant population shift in Philadelphia. The hearing is set for August 16th.
City Council members say they are increasingly getting complaints about urban raccoons that they say are terrorizing homeowners in some parts of Philadelphia.
Philadelphia City Council today passed a bill to close a loophole in the city’s campaign financing regulations that allowed campaign donors to give more than the legal limit to city candidates.
Following the mayor’s speech to City Council on Thursday morning, Councilman Frank Rizzo called the mayor’s budget “a first draft,” and he expects Nutter to wind up blaming Governor Corbett for the final result.