Philadelphia City Council
Back in 2007, then-candidate Bob Brady (in photo) faced a challenge from rival Tom Knox, and Brady racked up nearly a half-million dollars in legal fees.
Councilman Jim Kenney was fuming that Gov. Christie sat with the owner of the Dallas Cowboys at Lincoln Financial Field during Sunday night’s Eagles game.
They’re often called ‘notarios’ — scammers who demand thousands of dollars from new immigrants without any guarantee they can actually get them papers.
The “Joybells” choir provided a festive note for city council members and staffers Thursday after the council adjourned for the year.
Abraham hand-delivered a letter to City Council president Darrell Clarke asking him to reconsider scheduling a hearing and inviting the private utility, UIL, back to the table.
After two mayoral vetoes, councilman-at-large Bill Greenlee will try, try again to make mandatory sick leave the law of the land in Philadelphia.
Frank Rizzo Jr. says after three years on the sidelines, including switching parties last year, he wants to get back to tackling pressing issues.
Philadelphia City Council held a public hearing on Wednesday to check on the progress of new DHS system of outsourcing child welfare cases to community agencies.
Despite the plea for delay from the mother of a woman killed in the 2013 Market Street building collapse, the proposed charter change got City Council committee approval.
The Neshaminy students at the center of the national controversy were front and center in City Council chambers, honored for their decision to ban the word “Redskin” in their school paper.
It was in November of 2013 that a Council committee approved a top-to-bottom overhaul of billboard regulations. But, like many compromises, the measure left both activists and billboard companies unhappy and the measure was sidelined.
There was plenty of squirming in City Council chambers this morning, as lawmakers convened a hearing on the vexing problem of bed bugs.
Rich explains why he is tired of talking about Ferguson. He talks to City Councilman David Oh about the stalled sale of PGW, Ryan Berk, who confronted a man impersonating a military veteran at the Oxford Valley Mall, and Karen Montgomery, whose son Shane went missing in Manayunk the night before Thanksgiving.
Rich discusses a case the Supreme Court will hear on speech rights, members of the St. Louis Rams demonstrating in solidarity with protesters in Ferguson, MO and the case of a student who went missing late Wednesday night.
Andrew Stober, chief of staff in the Mayor’s Office of Transportation, says Titan Advertising will build 300 more bus shelters and share ad revenue with the City of Philadelphia.