But members of Philadelphia City Council found no easy answers.
Philadelphia City Council is working to raise awareness about the barriers deaf and hard-of-hearing folks confront in their daily lives.
Diane Neary, widow of Lt. Robert Neary, told reporters at City Hall that, if approved, the proposed legislation would help the city avoid further such tragedies.
Philadelphia school district chief operating officer Fran Burns told Council’s Rules Committee that passage of the bill doesn’t guarantee that the district will follow through on putting ads in schools.
Even the sponsor acknowledges the measure is likely to be challenged in court.
Officials were there to break ground for the building which will be home to the police department’s SWAT, bomb squad, and K-9 units.
Councilman Jim Kenney wants voters to decide on a proposed change that would require candidates to resign from other elected offices before running in Philadelphia.
The speaker of the Pennsylvania House is asking a federal court for guidance in the aftermath of a state Supreme Court ruling that has thrown elections for state legislative seats into chaos.
It’s the day before Election Day and suburban candidates and city Republicans are making the most noise.
Philadelphia at-large city councilman Frank Rizzo Jr., was apparently having trouble in his re-election bid shaking the charge that he ran for another term despite having entered the city’s controversial “DROP” pension program.