Proposal To Provide Public Financing For Philly Campaigns In LimboA bill that would provide public funding for local campaigns was debated in a Philadelphia city council committee last week, but -- despite having some fans -- the idea was put on indefinite hold.
Democratic Party Official Ordered To File Campaign Finance ReportsA Philadelphia judge has fined a Democratic ward leader's PAC $60,000 for ethics law violations in connection with the 2015 city council election.
Council Bill Aims To Help Low-Income Homeowners With RepairsPhiladelphia City Council will consider creating a loan fund for low-income homeowners who need money for repairs.
Confederate Flag On Philly Officer's Car Prompts New Bill From City CouncilA confederate flag on a Philadelphia police officer's car has prompted two city council members to introduce a bill that would prohibit offensive symbols or objects on city property.
Stephen Starr Among Chefs Honored By Philadelphia City CouncilMembers of Philadelphia's governing body recognized several acclaimed chefs this week in City Council.
City Council Declares Gun Violence As 'Public Health Epidemic'Councilman Curtis Jones co-sponsored the resolution, which carries no actual weight, but was welcomed by activists such as Dorothy Johnson-Speight of Mothers in Charge.
City Council Looks To Repeal Outdated, Unenforced LawsEight bills introduced in to Philadelphia City Council on Thursday would repeal laws that have become outdated and unenforced.
Philadelphia City Council Gets Back To Work After Summer RecessPhiladelphia City Council gets back to business Thursday after a summer recess.
Kenney's Plan To Renovate City Facilities Set For Preliminary Vote In City CouncilPhiladelphia City Council will meet before its regular session on Thursday to take action on bills that would clear the way for a massive facility renovation project known as "Rebuild."
Councilman David Oh Glad To Be Back To Work After StabbingCouncilman David Oh details being stabbed outside his home last week and tells Chris Stigall he is already to get back to work.
Electric Vehicle Legislation Sparks Tension At City CouncilElectric car owners squared off against their neighbors in Philadelphia city council, today, over a bill that would end electric-car-only parking spaces in the city.
City Council Passes Increases In Fees For Local BusinessesPhiladelphia city council, today, raised fees for dozens of kinds of licenses and permits needed to do business in the city, and only one council member voted against the fee hikes.