Philadelphia City Council Committee Passes Bills To Reduce Lead Exposure In KidsA Philadelphia City Council committee passed a package of bills on Wednesday designed to reduce lead exposure in children.
Food Truck Owner: City Councilwoman Threatened Us Over Our NameAlanna Li says she was threatened by a City Councilwoman over the name of her food truck.
Back To Work For Philadelphia City CouncilPhiladelphia City Council returns to session Thursday after a twelve-week summer break.
News, Politics and Entertainment with The Chris Stigall Show | May 26Chris discussed the State Department Inspector General's report on Hillary Clinton's email server, the status of Philadelphia's soda tax proposal and Donald Trump's appearance with Jimmy Kimmel.
New Details Emerge About Proposed Soda Tax During City Council Budget HearingsThe Kenney Administration is expecting a legal challenge to the sugary beverage tax it has proposed, and, if it loses, the tax would be levied at the point of sale, not on the distributor.
City Councilman Wants PayPal To Move To PhillyPhiladelphia City Councilman Mark Squilla hopes PayPal would consider moving here in light of their opposition to North Carolina's 'bathroom bill.'
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.