DNC Host Committee Offers Interactive Festival Celebrating Political HistoryThe Democratic National Convention Host Committee has unveiled most of the details of PoliticalFest. That's sort of the Hard Rock Cafe of politics, with memorabilia from past elections and interactive displays.
Philadelphia Church To Host Training Sessions, Special Event For DNC ProtestorsSome local clergy members say they won't be leading protests during the Democratic National Convention -- but they want to support them with training and networking.
Lawmakers Gather For 'National Day Of Action' Following Historic Sit-InThey spoke at City Hall as part of a "National Day of Action" on gun control.
Protesters Planning To Demonstrate DNC Lawyer UpDefense lawyers appeared at a rally with protesters today, promising to protect their rights.
Thousands Of Philadelphia Homeowners Could Get Higher Tax BillSome 23,000 Philadelphia homeowners will see an increase in their 2017 tax bill, because of a citywide reassessment of land values. That's the finding of the Pew Philadelphia Research Initiative.
Philly Summer Meals Program Helps Students During BreakWith Philadelphia public schools out for summer, several local agencies are working to fill the food gap for children who rely on school breakfast and lunch.
Mayor Kenney Signs Bill Decriminalizing Many Lower Level OffensesThe bill will likely keep many Democratic National Convention protestors out of jail.
State Supreme Court Decision Reinforces Philadelphia's Local Gun LawsThe decision is a victory for Philadelphia and other local governments.
With Soda Tax Signed Into Law, Philly Takes Next Step For Expanding Pre-KWith the soda tax signed into law, Philadelphia is looking for high quality pre-K providers that can start taking students as soon as the tax takes effect.
Broad Street Gets Beautiful Ahead Of DNCA stretch of Broad Street is getting a bit of a makeover ahead of next month's Democratic National Convention.
Mayor Kenney Signs Soda Tax Into Law But Gives Credit To OthersDozens of supporters crowded into the mayor's reception room for the event.
Phila Child Welfare System Faces Crucial TestPhiladelphia's Department of Human Services faces a crucial test on Monday in its effort to get its full state license restored.