Council Hungry For Alternatives to Mayor's Proposed Property Tax HikeMayor Nutter's plan to hike property taxes 9% for more school funding continues to draw skepticism from City Council members.
At-Large Seats Among Contested Phila. City Council RacesIn addition to candidates for mayor, Philadelphia voters today are also choosing their party's nominees for all 17 seats on City Council.
Korean Culture Celebrated At IHP Fundraising GalaKorean Culture took center stage Saturday night during International House Philadelphia's 54th Global Gala.
As Crews Grapple with Philadelphia's Pothole Epidemic, City Lawmakers Have QuestionsPhiladelphia's pothole epidemic dominated discussion at a City Council hearing this past week.
City Councilman Wants Streets Department Crackdown On 'Orphaned Bridges'Councilman-at-large David Oh says Philadelphia has many bridges and overpasses that are not owned by the city and are in dangerous condition.
Local Churches, Organizations Up In Arms Over Requirement They Prove Their Non-Profit StatusCity Council is at odds with the Nutter Administration over a law that forces non-profits in the city to prove they're truly not for profit.
Zeoli Show Log 12.2.14Rich explains why he is tired of talking about Ferguson. He talks to City Councilman David Oh about the stalled sale of PGW, Ryan Berk, who confronted a man impersonating a military veteran at the Oxford Valley Mall, and Karen Montgomery, whose son Shane went missing in Manayunk the night before Thanksgiving.
Council Balks at Oh's Plan For More Aggressive Approach to Tax CollectionsCouncilman David Oh (right photo) wants any tax payment more than a year overdue to be automatically be turned over to a collection agency.
Councilman Urges Wage Tax Relief For Military Vets Who Join Phila. Police or Fire Dept.Neilson has introduced a bill that would give a wage tax refund to veterans who become Philadelphia police officers, firefighters, paramedics, or prison guards.
Phila. City Council Explores Status of VA Health Care ReformsThe lawmakers heard promises of improvements from local officials, and tales of bureaucratic bungling from veterans.
Nutter Signs Bill Making It Easier For Moms To Pump Breast Milk At WorkMayor Nutter has signed a bill that requires all Philadelphia employers to give workers who are nursing mothers the space and time to pump milk while on the job.
Nutter Weighing City Council's Bill to Decriminalize Small Amounts of PotThe bill's sponsor, Councilman Jim Kenney, estimates that the new marijuana policy could save the police department and the courts $4 million a year.