Changes Expected In PPD Application RulesThis is all part of an effort to get more recruits.
Phila. City Council Hears Arguments Of Temple Stadium OpposersPhiladelphia city council president Darrell Clarke restated his opposition to Temple University's on-campus stadium proposal.
3 City Council Members Say 'No' To Soda Tax During Protest Outside City HallA traffic-snarling protest at City Hall on Wednesday afternoon ended in a victory, of sorts, for the bottlers and retailers who oppose a tax on sugary beverages.
Civic Groups Take On Philadelphia's Elections CommissionersA coalition of civic groups, today, launched a campaign to eliminate the Philadelphia city commissioners and replace them with an appointed "elections director."
Philly Soda Tax At Forefront Of Health Department Budget HearingThere's been a massive advertising effort both for and against the soda tax proposed for Philadelphia. But, in the end, it will be City Council that decides on it, and there was a glimpse into what members are considering at Tuesday's Health Department budget hearing.
Secretary Of Homeland Security Makes Pitch For Reinstating City Cooperation On ImmigrationThe secretary hopes to persuade the city to cooperate with immigration enforcement.
Independence Park Equals Big Bucks For Philadelphia's Economy, Reports SaysIndependence National Historic Park brings $365-million and almost 4,000 jobs to Philadelphia's economy. That's according to a new report from the National Park Service.
Officials: Overwhelmed Child Welfare Case Managers In Phila. Resort To Falsifying DocumentsState officials say overworked child welfare case managers in Philadelphia have resorted to falsifying documents, because they cannot keep up with the case loads they've been assigned.
Philadelphia City Council Passes 'Vertical Farming' ResolutionCouncilman Taubenberger can see it: Philadelphia's abandoned warehouses turned into vertical farms, and a "school" for sharing the technology with others.
Philadelphia Voters Make Commission On African-American Males PermanentThe Commission was convened by former mayor Michael Nutter in 2009 and has looked at issues such as violence, education and economic disparity, and criminal justice, that impact African-American men and boys disproportionately.
Clinton Rallies Supporters At City Hall On Eve Of Pennsylvania PrimaryThe Democratic front-runner in Tuesday's Pennsylvania primary, Hillary Clinton, spent one last night campaigning in the courtyard of Philadelphia's City Hall.
Phila. Election Officials Urge Voters To Check Location Of Their Polling PlacePhiladelphia election officials are urging voters to take a few minutes, today, to help things go smoothly tomorrow