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Officials Urging Passage of Charter Change To Widen Multi-Language Access To Phila. ServicesA new voter education campaign has kicked off to encourage Philadelphia voters to approve question #3 on the May 19th ballots.
Philadelphia Voters To Decide 3 Ballot Questions TodayVoters in Philadelphia today will find two questions on their election ballot that deal with restructuring the city's government.
Few Problems Reported in First Hours of Philadelphia Voting"Typical" is how a Philadelphia elections official describes the problems that have cropped up so far in the first couple of hours of voting.
Philadelphia Moves Toward Posting Its Regulations OnlineThe city charter requires that departmental regulations and notices of meetings be published in local newspapers. That charter dates from the early 1950s, so of course there's no mention of the Internet.
City Council Overrides Nutter Veto, Hoping to Scuttle 'Resign-To-Run' RuleThe sponsor of the plan, Councilman-at-large David Oh, noted that state elected officials and those from other cities face no such provision, so eliminating it here levels the playing field for city officials.
Plan For 'Resign To Run' Referendum Question Gets Council OKCouncilman David Oh believes that since state lawmakers don't have to resign to run for mayor, city elected officials shouldn't have to, either.
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