A Commission To Coordinate Investments In Philadelphia Could Be Coming SoonIf the bill passes, and Mayor Kenney signs it, voters would be asked to approve it in a referendum. A similar bill passed in 2000, but never went on the ballot.
Phila. City Council Hears Arguments Of Temple Stadium OpposersPhiladelphia city council president Darrell Clarke restated his opposition to Temple University's on-campus stadium proposal.
Philadelphia Official Aims To Prevent Accidental Gun Shootings By Children“It is clearly a problem,” says Philadelphia city council president Darrell Clarke.
Council President Sponsors Bill Aimed At Increasing Local Hiring For Projects That Receive City SubsidiesThe City Council President says, right now, less than a third of work on city construction sites goes to Philadelphians.
Phila. Officials Announce Effort To Save Money, Create Jobs By Making City Buildings More Energy EfficientThe Mayor and City Council President have announced a ten-year effort to save money and create jobs, by making city buildings, businesses and homes greener.
Former City Administrator: Schools Should Be Open TodayJay A. McCalla says Philadelphia's schools should be opened today, despite the snow.
Redevelopment Project Adjacent to Divine Lorraine Hotel Gets Council OKsThe developer, RAL Companies, says the plans are preliminary, but their attorney (at right in photo) told the committee that whatever form the project takes, its impact will be tremendous.
Rejecting Mayor's School Bailout, Council Eyes Hikes in Parking and Business TaxesCity Council opposes Mayor Nutter's plan to raise property taxes by nearly ten percent, and seems headed for providing only $70-80 million of the requested $103 million.
City Council Initial Approval of Gallery Shopping Mall Remake Moves ForwardThe plan includes a huge city tax break for the owner, worth $55 million.
School Officials Present Their Budgetary Wish List to Philadelphia City CouncilThey were getting a less-than-warm reception.
Philadelphia, Temple U. Officials Want Assigned Spaces For Food Truck VendorsCity officials are moving ahead with a plan developed by Temple University to assign specific locations to the many food trucks and vendors who feed thousands of Temple students each day.
Mayor's Race Tops Highlighted Contests in Philadelphia PrimaryToday's primary election has the parties choosing not only nominees for mayor, but for all 17 seats on City Council.