'Smoke And Mirrors' Or 'Plan B?': Mayor, City Controller Disagree On Soda Tax RevenuePhiladelphia's city controller is sounding the alarm about a shortfall in revenue from the controversial sweetened beverage tax -- but Mayor Kenney remains confident it will bring in what's expected.
Kenney Joins Nation's Mayors In 'Day Of Action' Against Repeal Of Affordable Care ActPhiladelphia Mayor Jim Kenney joined mayors across the country on Wednesday in an effort to fight the repeal of the Affordable Care Act.
Projections For First Drink Tax CollectionOfficials say they won't know until next month how much money the tax generated in its first month.
Philly Protesters Gather For 'Tuesdays With Toomey'It's become a weekly ritual for many area residents: A lunchtime demonstration outside Senator Pat Toomey's Philadelphia office every Tuesday.
Tariq El-Shabazz Announces Run For District AttorneyAn ex-assistant in the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office is seeking to replace his ex-boss.
City Officials Looking To Improve Students' 'Out Of School Time'Philadelphia is taking a new approach to providing students with activities when they're not in school.
Getting A Hearing: Women Tell Late-Term Abortion Stories To Oppose 'Fast-Tracked' Pa. Senate BillPennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has vowed to veto a bill that would restrict a woman's right to an abortion but he's hoping it won't get to his desk.
PA Supreme Court Denies Petition To Hear Soda Tax CaseThe suit against Philadelphia's sweetened beverage tax will stay in Commonwealth Court for now.
Pennsylvanians Vow To Fight Gorsuch NominationA group of Pennsylvania activists is vowing to work against the confirmation of Neil Gorsuch, Donald Trump's nominee for Supreme Court.
Medical Marijuana Legal In PA, But Zoning Rules May Make It Difficult To Get In Phila.The state law legalizing medical marijuana places tight restrictions on where it can be sold.
DA Williams Expands Conviction Review UnitOne of the last things District Attorney Seth Williams did before deciding not to run for a third term was to expand the Conviction Review Unit.
Mayor Kenney Fighting For Sanctuary City StatusPhiladelphia Mayor Jim Kenney fears a state bill to punish so-called sanctuary cities more than Donald Trump's executive order on the matter.