Amid the latest Philadelphia School District cash crisis, City Council plans to put the Nutter Administration’s tax collection efforts under the microscope.
One lawmaker this past week lashed out at a state agency which has given its thumbs-up to Mayor Nutter’s plan to sell PGW.
By Mike Dunn PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Philadelphia voters this past week approved a change in the city charter requiring city subcontractors to give raises to their workers. The success of that referendum prompted a celebration […]
Jennifer Schultz, of Community Legal Services of Philadelphia, testified that the new assessment system known as “AVI” (Actual Value Initiative) left many homeowners confused and scared.
City Council president Darrell Clarke has decided to play it safe, adding a fallback provision to his plan to send sales tax proceeds to the cash-starved school district.
“Typical” is how a Philadelphia elections official describes the problems that have cropped up so far in the first couple of hours of voting.
Philadelphia officials today unveiled details on the long-planned overhaul of the city’s corruption-tainted Traffic Court.
With new state capital funding and a pending new lease with the city, Septa says it is about to embark on a major makeover of the concourse tunnels.
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.
City councilman Wilson Goode Jr. is accusing the Nutter administration of ignoring the needs of the school district by opposing his plan to scale back the city’s ten-year property tax abatement.
Mayor Nutter announced that he has chosen Helen Haynes, director of cultural affairs at Montgomery County Community College, to be the city’s new “chief cultural officer.”
This week brings a deadline for advertising agencies to submit their ideas to the Nutter Administration on how to put ads on city properties and vehicles.
Pennsylvania prosecutors have filed charges against a principal and four teachers, accusing them of cheating on standardized tests in the Philadelphia school system.
Nutter has long opposed raising the minimum wage required to be paid by firms with local government contracts, but he said he gradually changed his mind.