Opposition Building Against Mayor Kenney's Drink Tax From Business OwnersAnne McNally, the owner of McNally's Tavern in Chestnut Hill, says the will stop selling soda if Mayor Kenney's sugary drinks tax passes.
Dept. Of Human Services Outsources Work, Leaves Staff IntactPhiladelphia City council continues budget hearings this week. Among the departments before council is Human Services, which has requested a budget increase, even though it has transferred its child welfare work to community non-profits.
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 City Council Hears Consequences Of Years Of School CutsThe ravages of the Philadelphia school district budget cuts came into sharp focus, today, at city council hearings on the state of the schools.
Philadelphia City Council Takes Step To Combat Puppy MillsPhiladelphia is one step closer to banning the sale of pets from so-called "puppy mills." A city council committee has approved a bill requiring that pet stores get cats and dogs from shelters or rescue organizations.
Philadelphia City Council Begins Budget HearingsPhiladelphia City Council began hearings Tuesday on the city budget, including a proposed tax on sugary beverages to pay for ambitious new programs.
Philadelphia City Council To Hold Water Quality HearingsThe water crisis in Flint, Michigan, has raised concerns nationally about lead contamination, including in Philadelphia city council.
Community Radio Host: Ban Trump Rallies In PhiladelphiaEd Feldman from GTown Radio in Germantown says the Kenney Administration should prevent a Donald Trump rally in Philadelphia.
Councilman Bill Greenlee: Donald Trump's Remarks Were 'Bigoted'Councilman Bill Greenlee defends resolution condemning Donald Trump.
Tense Exchanges At Confirmation Hearing For Phila. City SolicitorThe nomination passed out of the Committee of the Whole and will be voted on next week.
2 City Council Republican At-Large Members Go Different Ways On Parking AuthorityPhiladelphia City Council guarantees two seats to Republicans, to insure the party is represented despite being in the political minority. But it doesn't mean they always agree.
Phila. City Council Forms Committee To Study How To Overhaul Criminal Justice SystemThe committee co-chair says it hopes to have recommendations by the fall.