City Council

Development

Philadelphia city controller releases data, policy analysis of 10-year tax abatement

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Politics

Lew Blum promises to be ‘your adversary’ in City Council campaign, might need a dictionary

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Taxes

City Council just voted to further protect homeowners crippled by rising property taxes

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Opinion

Why Philadelphia City Council wants more control of Vision Zero

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Legislation

Councilwoman proposes bill to keep some Philly bars open till 4 a.m.

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Politics

City controller: Most soda tax revenue in General Fund, not spent on pre-K, community schools, parks rehab

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Politics

Lew Blum, the towing guy, is apparently running for Philadelphia City Council

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City Hall

Kenney seeks property tax hike for Philly schools

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Housing

Proposed bill aims to protect Philly renters from unjust evictions

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Criminal Justice

City Council asks Pa. to eliminate cash bail in Philly

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Sodium

Should restaurants warn customers about food with high sodium?

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Politics

State rep wants to block Philly's 'absurd' bulletproof glass legislation

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Opinion

Opinion: Forcible removal of bulletproof glass will create a war zone

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City Council

Philadelphia City Council approves controversial 'stop and go' store measure

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Media

Fake News check: Philly City Councilwoman Bass didn't call bulletproof glass 'racist'

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Opinion

No, Cindy Bass won't have 'blood on her hands' if bulletproof-glass bill passes

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Business

Bill would force Philly's 'stop-and-go' stores to remove bulletproof glass

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Opinion

Philly City Council considers limits on outdoor drum lines

Transportation

Newly assembled task force will guide policy on Philly’s electric cars

Laws

Philly can now temporarily close businesses for violating anti-discrimination laws

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Entertainment

All the photos you need to see from Philadelphia's first 'Kevin Hart Day' celebration

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People

City Council resolution honors 6ABC's Jim Gardner for 'hard work and dedication'

People

All the photos you need to see from Philadelphia's unveiling of 'Boyz II Men Boulevard'

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Development

Philly's $500 million Rebuild initiative awaits mayor's signature

Philadelphia Playground

Medical Marijuana

City Council members 'disappointed' Philly got overlooked for medical marijuana grower permits

Marijuana

Development

Philly's $500 million Rebuild initiative moves toward City Council vote

Philadelphia Playground

Business

Report: First phase of Schuylkill Yards gets Council committee approval

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Legislation

Philly bill banning 'conversion therapy' moves toward approval

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Legislation

Councilman takes aim at wacky wavy inflatable tube men in Philly

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Energy

Philly unveils discount program for homeowners to install solar panels

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Transportation

Lawmakers to take aim at parking headaches in Philadelphia

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People

Kevin Hart breaks his silence on getting his own day in Philadelphia

Criminal Justice

Philly parents reportedly pay thousands for delinquent kids' jail bill

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Budgets

Philly's $500M effort to improve parks, libraries on hold until soda tax litigation resolved

Philadelphia Playground

Politics

City Council looking to clean up archaic regulations to boost Philly businesses

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Towing

New Philly law will crack down on predatory towing operators

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Politics

Pa. councilwoman to resign after joke about firefighter's prosthetic leg

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Arrests

Delaware County city councilman arrested for allegedly receiving kickbacks, illegal wiretaps

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City Council

City council passes bill targeting predatory towing practices

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Business

Philly employers will soon be barred from asking your salary history

Legislation

All Philadelphia public bathrooms now mandated to have baby changing stations

Towing

Controversial policy may return to combat predatory towing in Philly

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Legislation

City Council to hold public hearings on illegal towing in Philadelphia

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Contracts

Councilman introduces bill to alter Philly's procurement policy

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LGBT

Councilman introduces bill to address racism in Gayborhood

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Investigation

City Council to hold public hearing on teen's death at Wordsworth Academy

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