Exclusive: Philadelphia Licenses And Inspections To Enact Stricter Standards For Fire Escape Safety Amid ControversyGoing forward, L&I says it is dedicating more manpower to ensure fire escapes are safe.
L&I Chief Buys Ads To Tell 'True Story' Of DepartmentThe Commissioner of Licenses and Inspections is defending the use of 15-thousand taxpayer dollars to run online ads designed to look like news articles -- ads that put a positive spin on the beleaguered department.
Phila. Official Warns of Slippery Scammer Posing As City L&I InspectorCarlton Williams, commissioner of the city's Department of Licenses & Inspections, says they've received three reports since Monday of a person posing as an L&I inspector and gaining entry to homes.
Former Philadelphia L&I Official Pleads Not Guilty To Extortion, Fraud ChargesFormer Philadelphia Licenses and Inspections Deputy Commissioner Dominic Verdi has made his initial appearance in federal court a day after a federal grand jury charged he used his office to steer beer sales his way.