Philadelphia voters could decide whether the watchdog office that ferrets out wrongdoing by city workers should become permanent in May.
The Philadelphia Pension Board has voted to sell stocks that are tied to the gun industry, if companies don’t adhere to a new set of principles, designed to reduce gun violence.
The mayor of Philadelphia has announced a $30,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the abductors of a 5-year-old girl.
A rose by any other name would smell as sweet, said Shakespeare, and that may be true at Philadelphia City Hall, where an old acronym for a city agency is getting replaced with a new one.
The Nutter Administration has decided not to appeal two years of pay raises awarded by an arbitrator last month to the police union.
A prominent criminal defense attorney is considering taking the Nutter Administration to court over its plans to revamp how attorneys are appointed to handle cases in which the defendant has no money.
The single biggest issue facing Mayor Nutter and City Council during 2012 involved a plan to overhaul Philadelphia’s property tax system.
Mayor Nutter visited the vendors to close out the Christmas Village that popped up on JFK Plaza on Thanksgiving, with mostly German-based goods sold in little wooden huts through Christmas Eve.
City Council signed off on a bill allowing a digital billboard on the side of the old Electric Factory building at 7th and Callowhill Streets; opponents were livid.
Mayor Nutter and City Council are taking the first steps toward having the city re-gain control of the Philadelphia Housing Authority, which has been run by the feds for nearly two years.
Mayor Nutter and City Council intend to implement a new and controversial property assessment system next year, but making it happen isn’t enough, according to a study from the Pew Charitable Trusts.
This past week City Council restored more than $10 million in funding to programs that had been reduced or cut earlier, including money for the Department of Parks and Recreation.
A city judge has dealt a defeat to the Nutter Administration in its effort to block the last summer’s arbitration contract award to the firefighters.
The state deadline for applications for a second casino in Philadelphia is Thursday.
As the nation observes Veterans Day, ceremonies were held throughout the Delaware Valley to honor those who’ve served.
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