City Council Looks To Repeal Outdated, Unenforced LawsEight bills introduced in to Philadelphia City Council on Thursday would repeal laws that have become outdated and unenforced.
'It Undermines Integrity Of Elections': Glitch Allows Non-U.S. Citizens In Pa. To VotePhiladelphia City Commissioner Al Schmidt says a glitch in the state's "motor-voter" process has allowed non-U.S. citizens to register to vote, even though he thinks they did so accidentally.
City Offers Free Training On How To Administer NarcanThe city is hoping to halt an alarming rise in fatal overdoses.
Protesters Disrupt City Council SessionProtesters disrupted Philadelphia City Council's first session back after summer recess on Thursday, causing about a half-hour delay before they were removed.
Philadelphia City Council Gets Back To Work After Summer RecessPhiladelphia City Council gets back to business Thursday after a summer recess.
Philly Mural Arts' Latest Project Has Uncanny TimingPhiladelphia kicks off one of its most ambitious public art projects ever this week: "Monument Lab" invites suggestions for what kind of memorial best captures the city at this moment.
Philadelphia Foundation Launches 'Dreamer Initiative' FundImmigration advocates have launched a new fund at the Philadelphia Foundation to help soften the blow of the DACA repeal announced by federal officials last week.
Former School Reform Commission Member Takes Job Lobbying Old ColleaguesA former member of Philadelphia's school reform commission will take over running a group that lobbies for charter schools.
Another Court Victory For City CommissionersPhiladelphia city commissioners will continue to run local elections, despite the efforts of government watch dog groups who went to court to try to replace them.
Philly Mom Gets Children's Book Published Soon After Learning To Read And WritePhiladelphia's Office of Adult Education is sponsoring a series of events, this month, to celebrate the city's literacy efforts. Among the highlights is the launch of a children's book written by an adult literacy student.
City Defends Right To Stop Employers From Asking About Wage HistoryThe city of Philadelphia has filed its response to a federal suit seeking to halt a law that would bar employers from asking about a job applicants’ wage history.
Center City Launches Shopping CampaignPhiladelphia's Center City District is launching a campaign that it hopes will do for retail shopping what restaurant week has done for dining out.