Councilman Jim Kenney was fuming that Gov. Christie sat with the owner of the Dallas Cowboys at Lincoln Financial Field during Sunday night’s Eagles game.
Councilman Kenney is fed up with public officials being allowed to park their personal cars all day on the apron of City Hall.
The Neshaminy students at the center of the national controversy were front and center in City Council chambers, honored for their decision to ban the word “Redskin” in their school paper.
Between now and May 19th you can expect to hear a lot about the mayor’s race, particularly who’s in and who’s out.
A Philadelphia lawmaker now wants penalties on the books in case drones are used for mischief… or worse.
At the bill-signing today, Nutter repeatedly stressed that the change does NOT make marijuana legal.
City council members are introducing a bill that adds hate crimes to the individual conduct portion of the city code.
On Thursday, Philadelphia City Council continued a great Philadelphia tradition.
The measure, which passed 14-2, embodies the compromise announced last week by Mayor Nutter and the bill’s sponsor, councilman Jim Kenney.
“We’ve gotten to a place where it is out of the criminal realm,” says the Kenney said today.
The measure passed by City Council makes possession of about an ounce of pot punishable by only a $25 fine.
Chris reviews coverage of the Israel/Palestinian conflict, Councilman Jim Kenney’s establishment of a marijuana hotline to share your arrest story, and President Obama’s fundraising. He talks to Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday at 7:00 and CBS 3’s Beasley Reece at 8:00.
Tragedy can lead to legislative change. And that, in turn, can lead to politicians tripping over one another in the rush to claim credit.
The bill’s sponsor, Councilman Jim Kenney, estimates that the new marijuana policy could save the police department and the courts $4 million a year.
Councilman Jim Kenney was among those questioning deputy maoyr Alan Greenberger about the value of Mayor Nutter’s taxpayer-funded overseas trips.