Wolf Promotes "Government that Works" Reform Plan During Visit To PhiladelphiaPennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf visited Philadelphia Monday to talk up his five-point "Government that Works" plan in a news conference at the headquarters of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce at the Bellevue.
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.
Nutter Reviews Accomplishments in Speech to Greater Phila. Chamber of Commerce"I'm pleased to say that Philadelphia is in the best shape it's been in many, many years," Nutter told the business leaders.
Head of Philadelphia Fed Urges Return to 'Normal' Monetary PolicyCharles Plosser told the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce that US monetary policy should be "returned to a more normal footing," following preset rules.
Phila. City Council Getting New, Compromise Paid Sick Leave BillAfter two mayoral vetoes, councilman-at-large Bill Greenlee will try, try again to make mandatory sick leave the law of the land in Philadelphia.
Energy Industry Promotion Conference Draws Angry Protests at Drexel University The demonstrators say they want investors from corporations to keep so-called "dirty" fossil fuel investments out of Philadelphia.
Mayor's Task Force Proposes Compromise Mandatory Paid Sick Leave LegislationMayor Nutter says paid sick leave is a "complicated policy question that profoundly affects employees and employers." He previously vetoed two bills passed by City Council.
Mayor Nutter Hopes Public Outcry Will Resurrect PGW Sale ProposalNutter, still fuming over City Council president Darrell Clarke's decision to scuttle the PGW sale without a public hearing, is hoping that public pressure will force City Council to reverse course.
Philadelphia Business Community Sets Five-Year Agenda For Regional GrowthThe "Roadmap for Growth for Philadelphia: 2015-2020" campaign will be tailored around the city's most recent demographic and economic trends, according to Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce president and CEO Rob Wonderling.
Wobbly Funding For Phila. Schools a Business Issue, Too, Nutter Tells Leaders"There is not one business in this room that would operate that way," he told the business leaders.
New Slogan Aims To Draw Business, Tourists To PhiladelphiaA new slogan is emerging in the Greater Philadelphia landscape - it's "P-H-L: Here for the Making."
Phila. City Council Moves Forward With Workplace Protections for Pregnant Women"Her employer terminated her, saying she turned into 'a different person,' " said Raynelle Staley of the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations.