The report says the improvement comes after increases in smoking prevalence between 2000 and 2008.
Mayor Michael Nutter and other delegates are off on another trip to Rome to discuss logistics for the World Meeting of Families.
Philadelphia City Council adjourned for the summer this past week after rejecting some key initiatives of Mayor Nutter.
It’s a day of reflection and hope. An event commemorated the second anniversary of the building collapse that took place on the corner of 22nd and Market Street.
Controversy is growing over Mayor Nutter’s plan to purchase land in the Northeast, potentially for a new prison. In the face of that, he seems to be trying to distance himself from the idea of a new jail house.
Owners Of Small Businesses Seek Local Funding For Renovations, Citing Federal Rigmarole Makes Process Too Expensive
A federally funded Storefront Improvement Program is facing an uncertain future because newly applied rules are making the projects more costly.
The Philadelphia Fire Department’s controversial policy of temporary fire station closures — known as brownouts — dominated the discussion this past week during City Council’s first chance to question the new Fire Commissioner.
Nutter Creates Panel To Help Tackle Recommendations Contained In US Dept. Of Justice Report On Police
Mayor Nutter has followed through on an Executive Order and named members of an independent civilian oversight board to advance efforts to ‘create a more responsive’ police department that ‘earns the public’s respect.’
Chris discusses mismanagement at the Philadelphia VA office, Hillary Clinton not leaving a tip at Chipotle, and Mayor Nutter’s property tax raise proposal. He talks with Juan Pablo Di Pace, star of “A.D. The Bible Continues” and Rich Ashburn, son of the Phillies legend Richie Ashburn about Home Runs for Heart.
Philadelphia officials don’t quite know why revenues from the city sales tax are lower than expected — but they suspect that Amazon and other online retailers may be to blame.
City Council plans to explore PILOTS — payments in lieu of taxes — as a way to get non-profits that pay no property taxes to chip in more for city schools.
An about-face this past week from Philadelphia City Council: members voted to overturn a law that they passed just two years ago after getting an earful from churches and other small non-profits in the city.
The Philadelphia Police Department is renaming its valor medal for an officer who took on two armed robbers and continued firing until he was mortally wounded, the police commissioner said Saturday at the slain officer’s funeral.
It was on March 6, 2014 that Mayor Nutter, delivering his budget to City Council, ad libbed a surprising apology for trying to close 11 library branches.
Mayor Nutter’s new budget calls for 3.9 million dollars for the Summer Jobs program, which is an increase of about 1.5 million over the current year.