Councilwoman Marion Tasco
In the middle of pressing soda and property tax issues, City Council dealt with two controversial bills dealing with sick leave and the DROP program.
Shops that sell tobacco in Philadelphia will soon have to fork over $50 for a permit.
At issue where the re-election bids of city council members Marion Tasco and Frank Rizzo, along with the candidacy of City Commissioner Marge Targtaglione. All three are enrolled in the DROP pension program, and all three intend to return to office if re-elected.