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(Philadelphia City Council chambers.  File photo by Steve Tawa)

At-Large Seats Among Contested Phila. City Council Races

In addition to candidates for mayor, Philadelphia voters today are also choosing their party’s nominees for all 17 seats on City Council.

05/19/2015

(Philadelphia mayoral candidates Jim Kenney, Anthony Williams, and Lynne Abraham, at a forum at Central High School in March.  Images from PCN TV)

Mayor’s Race Tops Highlighted Contests in Philadelphia Primary

Today’s primary election has the parties choosing not only nominees for mayor, but for all 17 seats on City Council.

05/19/2015

(City Council at-large candidate Allan Domb.  Image provided by campaign)

Limits on City Council At-Large Campaigns Now Doubled After One Candidate Ups His Own Ante

Donation limits on all the candidates have now been doubled because real estate businessman Allan Domb has spent more than $250,000 of his own money promoting his campaign.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/06/2015

(A wall and window of Ori Feibush's campaign headquarters are vandalized with spray paint.  Photo provided)

City Council Candidate Accuses Rival’s Backers of Running Campaign of Vandalism

Challenger Ori Feibush is accusing supporters of the incumbent, Kenyatta Johnson, who is running for re-election, of vandalizing neighborhood property, including Feibush’s campaign headquarters.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/10/2015

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Philadelphia City Council Candidate Hijacks Domain Names To Steer Voters From His Opponent

If you’re looking to learn more about City Councilman Kenyatta Johnson, you won’t find it on KenyattaJohnson.com.

01/28/2015

(Joan Markman, in 2008 file photo.)

City’s Chief Integrity Officer’s Integrity Questioned After Speech To Panel

Joan Markman, Mayor Nutter’s chief integrity officer, finds herself in a political firestorm after she injected herself into a Philadelphia Historical Commission debate over a coffee shop near her home.

04/19/2013

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Developers Criticize City’s Point Breeze Affordable Housing Plan

A controversial plan to build new affordable housing in the city’s Point Breeze section was given an initial okay Tuesday by a city council committee.

11/14/2012

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Computer Hackers Have Message For City Regarding Point Breeze Lot

The fight over a lot in Point Breeze has taken a bizarre turn.

09/21/2012

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Private Developer Takes Vacant Point Breeze Lot Into His Own Hands

A private developer says he got fed up with dealing with the city and so he took matters into his own hands. Now the city has issued him a cease and desist order.

09/19/2012