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Opinion

Well-meaning legislation will worsen affordable housing shortage in Philadelphia

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Opinion

Hey Philadelphia, it's time to reassess this mess

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Philly Councilman and “Condo King” Allan Domb to speak at Chestnut Hill College

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City Council

Councilwoman Helen Gym seeks to ban R. Kelly from Philadelphia

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Politics

Philadelphia releases application for advisory commissions

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Opinion

Kenyatta Johnson: Setting the record straight on city-property sales

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City Council

Philadelphia City Council passes fair workweek bill, $15 minimum wage bump

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Opinion

Corruption in Philadelphia: It's their prerogative – not ours

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Gritty

Update: Gritty's official City Hall appearance has been postponed

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City Hall

Power outage in City Hall causes evacuation, closes for the day

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City Council

Philadelphia’s missing $33 million has (mostly) been located

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Politics

Activist Asa Khalif plans run for Philadelphia City Council

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TV

SNL's 'Weekend Update' mentions Gritty, again

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Opinion

At PGW, the familiar stink of waste and mismanagement

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Gritty

Whereas, Philadelphia City Council honored Gritty on Thursday because Gritty totally rules

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Government

Municipal ID cards: What are they? Who will want one — or need one?

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Health News

Philly effort to ban flavored tobacco dies with state budget

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Jersey Shore

Ocean City has officially banned smoking on the beach

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Politics

City Council budget package would cut Philly property tax increase

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Business

Food-truck controversy heats up in Overbrook Park

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Business

Six days after getting L&I approval for food truck, the city shut them down

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Opinion

Would that controversial billboard even be visible from Fairmount Park?

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City Council

City Council to question officials on $33 million in missing taxpayer dollars

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City Council

Councilman proposes bill that could put digital billboard in Fairmount Park

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City Council

City councilwoman calls on Comcast Spectacor to rename Wells Fargo Center

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Real Estate

City Council calls for independent audit of Philly property assessments

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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

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

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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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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

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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