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PHA Breaks Ground On New Low-Income Housing Complex

Philadelphia Housing Authority officials have broken ground on a low-rise affordable housing complex in Germantown.

16 hours ago

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Philadelphia Police Officers To Hear Message From Mayor Before Hitting The Streets

CBS 3 has learned all Philadelphia Police Officers will hear a message from Mayor Michael Nutter before hitting the streets.

12/11/2014

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City Council Debates Granting Smoking Ban Waivers To 4 Bars

Philadelphia’s ban on smoking in public places is now seven years old and City Council finds itself in a quandary over whether to grant exemptions to four bars that want patrons to be able to light up.

12/07/2014

Mayor Michael Nutter. (File photo by Tony Romeo)

Philadelphia To Push Back Retirements Of Some City Managers Due To Pope’s Visit

A number of city officials and key employees will be pushing back planned retirements next year because of all that’s needed for the Pope’s visit.

12/04/2014

Philadelphia health commissioner Dr. James Buehler (left) listens as Mayor Nutter describes city efforts to get stores to stop selling cigarettes.  (Credit: Mike Dunn)

Mayor Nutter Wants Local Stores To Stop Selling Cigarettes

Mayor Nutter says there’s no conflict between city schools getting millions from the new $2-a-pack tax on cigarettes, and the Health Department’s effort to convince local stores to stop selling cigarettes.

11/29/2014

A parking kiosk in Center City. (Credit: John McDevitt)

Free Philadelphia Parking Saturdays Of Holiday Shopping Season Returns

The city of Philadelphia has announced it will continue a holiday tradition — free limited parking at meters and kiosks on Saturdays until the end of the year.

11/28/2014

Stigall Show Log 11.25.14 (Jeff Bolton)

5:35am- After 3 months, a grand jury decided not to indict Officer Darren Wilson. Jeff discusses the public’s reaction to last nights verdict in Ferguson, Missouri. 6:10am- Following the Ferguson verdict President Obama said “This […]

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–11/25/2014

Task force hearing in Conversation Hall at City Hall. (Credit: Mike Dunn)

Task Force Final Report Due Soon on Mandatory Paid Sick Leave In Philadelphia

A task force studying the controversial idea of mandatory paid sick leave in Philadelphia is due to send its recommendations to Mayor Nutter by December 1st.

11/24/2014

(City of Phila. revenue commissioner Clarena Tolson testifies before City Council's finance committee.  Image from City of Phila. TV)

Is City Doing A Good Job Against Tax Deadbeats? Nutter, City Council Opinions Differ

The Nutter Administration says it’s doing a better job, but City Council members are wondering if more can be done.

11/17/2014

File Photo (Mayor MIchael Nutter lends a hand with the fourth annual "Operation Holiday Help."  Credit: John Ostapkovich)

With Your Help, Mayor Nutter Wants To Reward Outstanding City Employees

Mayor Nutter would like you to city employees for the Dilworth Award. But hurry — nominations close today.

11/14/2014

A PGW payment office in center city Philadelphia.  (File photo by Andre Bennett)

City Council Holds PGW Hearing, Lawmakers Refuse To Vote On Nutter’s Plan To Sell

This afternoon brings the start of a two-day hearing in which council members will examine what they call the “highest and best use” of the city-owned utility.

11/13/2014

(File photo: Philadelphia City Council president Darrell Clarke speaks to reporters in City Hall.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Council Not Happy With Nutter’s Attempt To Coax City Workers To Give Up Cigarettes

The latest battle between Mayor Nutter and Council President Darrell Clarke involves the Mayor’s new policy toward city workers who smoke.

11/03/2014

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Philly Upping Hate Crime Law After Alleged Attack On Same-Sex Couple

Philadelphia’s city council has passed a bill authorizing added penalties for gender identity and sexual orientation hate crimes that aren’t covered under state law.

10/30/2014

(Mayor Nutter, announcing his intention to sell PGW.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Clock Still Ticking On Mayor Nutter’s Plan To Sell PGW

Mum’s the word from the president of Philadelphia City Council as to whether today’s regular Council meeting will bring any word on when lawmakers will debate the plan to sell PGW.

10/23/2014

(Mayor Michael Nutter signs a bill decriminalizing the possession of small amounts of marijuana in Philadelphia.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Local Group Praises Philadelphia’s New Pot Decriminalization Law

A handful of members of PhillyNORML were on hand as Mayor Nutter signed into law a bill that takes possession of small amounts of pot out of the court room.

10/05/2014

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