A New Look For Philadelphia City Hall CourtyardPhiladelphia City Hall Courtyard has long been little more than a pedestrian thoroughfare -- but city officials hope some new amenities will change that.
Disorder At State Senate Soda Tax HearingThe Pennsylvania Senate's Local Government Committee came to Philadelphia on Friday for a hearing on the city's sweetened beverage tax.
City Council Approves 'Rebuild' Bill, Among OthersPhiladelphia city council has given final approval to the half-a-billion dollar public facility renovation known as "Rebuild."
Mayor Kenney Makes Good On Pledge To Honor Paris Climate Agreement, Despite U.S. WithdrawalMayor Jim Kenney on Wednesday announced two ways the city is countering the federal stance on the issue.
New City Program Pays Employers To Hire Ex-OffendersMayor Jim Kenney put half-a-million dollars in the city budget for the pilot. Now he wants employers to get on board.
City To Unveil New Plan To Help Low-Income Families Pay Water BillThe program is called TAP, or Tiered Assistance Program. It offers participating customers a fixed-amount monthly bill, based on their income.
Chamber Of Commerce Files Amended Lawsuit Against Wage Equity LawAfter losing a round in federal court, it's come back with new ammunition.
City Council Announces New Regulatory Reform CommitteePhiladelphia City Council held a news conference on Friday to announce the members to a newly-created Committee on Regulatory Reform.
City Council Passes New BudgetPhiladelphia City Council passed a $4.4 billion budget for next year. It contains no new taxes, but funds some new programs.
Kenney's Plan To Renovate City Facilities Set For Preliminary Vote In City CouncilPhiladelphia City Council will meet before its regular session on Thursday to take action on bills that would clear the way for a massive facility renovation project known as "Rebuild."
Appeals Court Upholds Philadelphia's Tax On Sweetened DrinksThe city of Philadelphia has won a significant victory in Commonwealth Court. Judges have upheld the Common Pleas Court ruling that the sweetened beverage tax is legal.
City Offering 'Text Alternative' To Reduce PanhandlingPhiladelphia officials are offering an alternative to giving panhandlers money, in the latest effort to discourage the practice.