New Commission Represents LGBT Community In PhiladelphiaLGBT Affairs director Nellie Fitzpatrick said the Commission will advise the administration on the communities needs and experiences.
Presidential Campaigns Return To PhiladelphiaAfter a short lull, the Philadelphia area is back in the presidential campaign spotlight.
New Law Will Give Some Workers In Philadelphia A RaisePhiladelphia Mayor Jim Kenney on Thursday signed into law a bill expanding who is required to pay their workers the prevailing wage.
City Council Gives Ryan Howard A Philly Farewell Slugger Ryan Howard got an official Philadelphia send-off on Thursday, when City Council presented him with a resolution recognizing his contributions on, and off, the field.
Bill Proposes Opening The Philadelphia Parking Authority Board To Non-ResidentsThe bill has passed the House and is currently before the Senate.
New Director For Mayor's Efforts To Help Ex Offenders Become Productive CitizensPhiladelphia Mayor Jim Kenney has appointed a new executive director for his office of Re-Integration Services for ex-offenders.
New Commission Aimed At Issues African American Males Face Meets Jones led the effort to get the Commission on the ballot, but its origins go back to 1991 when then-Mayor Wilson Goode created the concept with an executive order, though it never actually met until 2008.
City Councilwoman Settles Campaign Ethics ComplaintsPhiladelphia City Councilwoman Maria Quinones Sanchez, her campaign, and a political action committee that supported her have agreed to pay a total of $8500 in fines for ethics code violations in last year's election.
Officials Strike Back Against Voter Fraud AccusationsElected officials from both parties, and non-partisan watch dogs, united to assure Philadelphians they can have confidence in their vote.
PPA Tries To Right The Ship With New CaptainThe new chief is both a radical departure and uniquely well-suited to the job.
City Council Holds Hearing Aimed At Improving Pothole Repair SystemCouncilman David Oh called for the hearings in response to what has turned from a seasonal problem into a year-round safety issue.
State Files Lawsuit Against Woman Who Allegedly Scammed New Homeowners In PhiladelphiaIf you recently bought a home in Philadelphia and received a letter requesting a fee for a copy of the deed, you are the victim of a scam uncovered by city and state investigators.