Task Force Final Report Due Soon on Mandatory Paid Sick Leave In PhiladelphiaA task force studying the controversial idea of mandatory paid sick leave in Philadelphia is due to send its recommendations to Mayor Nutter by December 1st.
Philadelphia City Council Fails To Override Veto of Parking Tax ReductionsWhen Mayor Nutter vetoed the measure on Thursday, Councilman Jim Kenney found that some of the original 12 "yes" votes had flipped.
New Hotel Planned For 12th and Arch Sts. In Center City PhiladelphiaIn a glimmer of good economic news for Philadelphia, a local developer today announced plans for a new hotel to be built right across the street from the Pennsylvania Convention Center.
Philadelphia City Council Rejects Parking Lot Owners' Plea For Lower TaxesOwners of Philadelphia parking garages and lots mounted a full court press Wednesday at City Hall trying to convince City Council to lower the city's parking tax. They came away empty-handed, at least for now.