Philadelphia’s new zoning code — which took effect two years ago — changed the way that some daycare centers get city approval. One councilman urged a return to the former process.
The mayor believes Wolf’s election will boost the prospects for passage of dedicated, student-weighted state funding for all school districts in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Between now and May 19th you can expect to hear a lot about the mayor’s race, particularly who’s in and who’s out.
Voters in Philadelphia today will find two questions on their election ballot that deal with restructuring the city’s government.
The head of the Democratic City Committee says he isn’t worried about Pennsylvania gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf’s decision not to help pay for tomorrow’s get-out-the-vote effort in the city.
The latest battle between Mayor Nutter and Council President Darrell Clarke involves the Mayor’s new policy toward city workers who smoke.
A laundry service in Delaware County finds itself at the center of a union’s effort to get better wages for laundry workers throughout southeastern Pennsylvania.
Local activist Patrick Duff has filed a federal lawsuit against Philadelphia City Council claiming that Council violates the First Amendment by limiting the topics of speeches made during its weekly meetings.
“Hang in there, because we’re going to come up with a better plan,” councilwoman Marian Tasco told her colleagues.
A Philadelphia lawmaker now wants penalties on the books in case drones are used for mischief… or worse.
Monkey Parking is a free iOS app that lets people announce where they are parked, and then take bids on who wants rights to park in that space next.
Nutter, still fuming over City Council president Darrell Clarke’s decision to scuttle the PGW sale without a public hearing, is hoping that public pressure will force City Council to reverse course.
The deal, worth nearly $2 billion, needed City Council approval but the legislation was never introduced, nor hearings scheduled.
A city councilman wants labor deals in place for employees of contractors at Philadelphia International Airport.
Council David Oh wants local performers to be guaranteed roles on stage when taxpayers help foot the bill for a play, musical or concert.