Philadelphia Health Commissioner Dr. Tom Farley On Hot Seat During City Council Hearing Over Philly Fighting COVID ControversyFor hours Friday, Philadelphia elected officials discussed what led to the botched rollout of the city's COVID-19 vaccine efforts.
Philadelphia City Council Members Holding Hearing On Legislation That Would Ban Police Use Of 'Less Lethal' MunitionsPhiladelphia City Council members are holding a hearing Tuesday regarding legislation that would ban police use of "less lethal" munitions following recent demonstrations and other activity that is protected by the first amendment.
New Bill Bans Use Of So-Called 'Less Lethal' Munitions In Philadelphia Following George Floyd ProtestsThe bill is in response to demonstrations this summer following the death of George Floyd and the response by police.
Philadelphia City Council Holds Virtual Hearing On Emergency Housing Protection PlanThe act is a collection of seven bills aimed at helping both renters and landlords.
Anti-Violence Activists Holding Gun Turn-In Program As Over 100 People Under Age Of 18 Shot In Philadelphia This YearSo far this year, 111 people under the age of 18 have been shot in Philadelphia.
'You Should Not Have Any Weapon': Philadelphia City Council Takes Another Step To Ban Guns From Parks, Recreation CentersCity Council heard from people testifying and many urged city leaders to take action.
Philadelphia City Council Passes Bill Requiring Physicians To Test Children For Elevated Blood LevelsThe legislation was introduced to help protect children from the harms of lead exposure and poisoning.
Philadelphia Revenue Department Claims Housing Authority Owes City Over $1 Million For Demolition ProjectsCouncilmembers David Oh and Allan Domb want to get to the bottom of the million-dollar money mystery with the PHA.
Homeless Encampments: Philadelphia's Latest Battle In War Against OpioidsLiz Hersh of the Office of Homeless Services called the encampments "a humanitarian crisis."
Philadelphia City Council Discuss Impact Of Unstable HoursOn Tuesday, Philadelphia City Council held a hearing on the impact of changing schedules and unstable hours on Philadelphia workers and their families.
Business Leaders, City Officials Debate Ways To Reform Philadelphia's Tax StructureHow to make Philadelphia more business-friendly: That was the topic of hearings in city council last week.
Philadelphia City Council Committee Gives Green Light To 'Good Cause' EvictionsSupporters of the bill packed the council chamber and cheered when it was approved.
Reforms In Philadelphia's Child Welfare System Get City Council ScrutinyA recent city council hearing revealed ongoing problems in Philadelphia's child welfare system.
Focusing On Victims Of Crime: City Officials Consider How To Balance Justice And ReformPhiladelphia officials heard dramatic and emotional testimony Monday from parents of murdered children who say they often feel forgotten in the push for reform.
City Council Approves Bill That Could Force Businesses To Remove Bulletproof GlassThe controversial measure primarily focuses on businesses that sell food and alcohol, like beer delis.