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.
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.
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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.
The Nutter Administration says it’s doing a better job, but City Council members are wondering if more can be done.
Mayor Nutter would like you to city employees for the Dilworth Award. But hurry — nominations close today.
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.
The latest battle between Mayor Nutter and Council President Darrell Clarke involves the Mayor’s new policy toward city workers who smoke.
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.
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.
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.
City Council’s plans to publicly debate the controversial proposal to sell PGW have now slipped until mid-October.
Darrell Clarke Says He Is Not Competing With Nutter Over Release Of Similar Plans To Restructure L&I
City Council President Darrell Clarke insists that his plan to reorganize huge portions of Philadelphia government is not intended to trump a related plan unveiled at the very same time by Mayor Nutter.
A report by the Mayor’s Special Independent Advisory Commission found the deadly June 5, 2013 building collapse that killed six and injured 14 was “a symptom of larger, long-standing problems” with the City’s Department of Licenses and Inspections.
Mayor Nutter and Council President Darrell Clarke today are unveiling separate and competing proposals to reshape the structure of city government.