Philadelphia City Council

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.
News, Politics and Entertainment with The Chris Stigall Show | January 22Chris discusses this weekend's storm, National Review breaking with Donald Trump, and Philadelphia City Council's new rules for hoverboards. He talked with Chris Butler on Finance Friday at 7:00 and National Review's Andrew McCarthy at 8:20 about why voting for Trump is a mistake.
Phila. City Council Passes Dozens Of Bills And Resolutions In Final Session Of Its Four-Year TermIt will cost an extra $5 to own a car in Philadelphia, under a law City Council passed Thursday. It was among more than 80 pieces of legislation passed in the final council session of this term.
City Council's Final Session Of Term Is Do Or Die For Some Significant LegislationPhiladelphia City Council will meet Thursday for the final time this session. Some major bills are expected to pass and other measures are likely to die as a result of inaction.
News, Politics and Entertainment with The Chris Stigall Show | December 2Chris reviewed last night's Sixers game, featuring their first win of the season and Kobe Bryant's last appearance in Philadelphia, Attorney General Kathleen Kane's appointment of a special prosecutor, and Philadelphia City Council demanding concessions from Comcast. He also talked with Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine about Kane's appointment at 8am.
Effort To Put Cameras Outside Philadelphia Bars Stalls In City CouncilIt's been a full year since 21-year-old Shane Montgomery disappeared from a Manayunk bar after a night of celebration with friends. His body was later found in the Schuylkill River. Now, an effort to prevent similar tragedies this Thanksgiving eve has stalled in Philadelphia City Council.
Philadelphia May Condemn Property For Delaware Riverfront TrailThe city of Philadelphia may try to condemn a piece of property along the Delaware River for part of a planned 3.3 mile bicycle and walking trail.
City Council Hearing Scheduled On Bills Needed For Construction Of The City's Second CasinoA hearing is scheduled in Philadelphia City Council, today, on the bills that are needed for construction of the city's second casino.
Race For Republican City Council-At-Large Seats Provides Only Drama In Philly's General ElectionIt appears that one of the Republican council-at-large seats will change hands.
Councilman Jones: 'They Have To Work Somewhere' 6,000 Inmates To Re-Enter SocietyAnn Schwartzman, executive director of the Pennsylvania Prison Society, says a coalition has put together the "Prisoner Re-Entry Network" online, to help with the transition.

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