Soda Tax Debate Calls Attention To Health Issues In Local StoresA city councilwoman wants to give small store owners an incentive to stock healthy drinks.
Philadelphia Starts Spending On DNCPhiladelphia Police plan to buy an armored vehicle for security during the Democratic National Convention in July.
Debate Over Proposed Soda Tax Heats Up As Decision Deadline NearsPhiladelphia City Council held a hearing Wednesday on a beverage container tax that's seen as an alternative to Mayor Jim Kenney's proposed soda tax.
Phila. Board Of Ethics Fines Former City Commissioners' Employee The action is a milestone for the board.
Uber, Lyft Regulation Means A Hit For Philly School DistrictIt appears Uber X and Lyft will soon be legal in Philadelphia, under a bill in a Pennsylvania House committee. But public school advocates are angry because the bill strips out contributions to the school district that were included in an earlier version.
Mayor Kenney Tours House Of Correction Philadelphia mayor Jim Kenney went to prison Monday. It was a fact-finding tour at the House of Correction, which some city officials want to replace. The mayor, however, is still not convinced.
City Officials: Towing Companies 'Going Rogue,' Illegally Removing CarsThe Philadelphia District Attorney's office is reported to be investigating private towing companies for allegedly removing cars illegally from city streets.
City Councilman Calls For Uber RegulationPhiladelphia city councilman David Oh has introduced a bill that would give the Streets Department the power to regulate ride-sharing services such as Uber X and Lyft.
Planned DNC Protests Have Unusual Unifying FeatureProtests are an accepted fact of political conventions but there's an unusual feature to the permits being requested for the Democratic Convention in Philadelphia this summer.
Phila. City Council Conjuring Alternatives To Soda TaxPhiladelphia city council got the first, official, alternate proposal to Mayor Kenney's soda tax on Thursday.
City Councilwoman Suggests Soda Tax Alternative 'Bottle Tax'One city council member believes she's found an alternative that may be more palatable.
Philadelphia Spending More Than Budgeted For OvertimeA new report from PICA says the city has already spent more than what it budgeted for the whole fiscal year.