Grassroots politicians from all across Pennsylvania are in Philadelphia for the annual Pennsylvania Municipal League convention. While here, they helped
The mayor has no direct role in the labor dispute, but he says his people are monitoring developments.
The airport workers were unhappy because the mayor’s executive order raising their wages does not apply to contracts currently in force, and that means the raises won’t come until the contracts are amended or renewed.
City Council president Darrell Clarke says the school district’s immediate need for $35 million by month’s end is a “self-inflicted wound” because the district, in his view, dragged its feet on selling old, shuttered buildings.
It was one year ago today that a building under demolition collapsed on the Salvation Army thrift shop at 22nd and Market Streets, killing six and injuring 14.
Even so, the proposed legislation does not fully meet the district’s needs for the coming year.
Mayor Michael Nutter called Dr. Maya Angelou “America’s poet — a woman whose light will be missed.”
The primary reason for the decision, the mayor said, is cost.
Mayor Nutter wants to sell the city-owned utility to a Connecticut firm called UIL for $1.86 billion.
Philadelphia officials today unveiled details on the long-planned overhaul of the city’s corruption-tainted Traffic Court.
Mayor Nutter says he’s concerned that the proposed graduated split in sales tax proceeds would need approval from the state General Assembly.
The Philadelphia school funding crisis was coming to a head in City Council as the Council president introduced a bailout plan that neither the mayor, state lawmakers, nor school advocates are likely to embrace.
Mayor Michael Nutter and City Council President Darrell Clarke continue wrangling over a plan that would bring the School District an extra $120-million for the coming year.
To be called FMC Tower at Cira Centre South, it will be the global headquarters for the diversified chemical company FMC Corporation.
Archbishop Vincente Paglia, president of the Pontifical Council for the Family, is on a factfinding mission to identify sites for the events, including possible venues that could handle a papal visit.