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Former Councilmember Allan Domb officially joins race for Philly mayor

Allan Domb Mayoral Run

Government

Philadelphia City Council abortion legislation advances towards passage

Philly abortion legislation advances to final vote

2022 Election

Four Democrats breeze to wins in Philly City Council special elections

Second At-large City Council special election

City Council

Philly City Council member Isaiah Thomas wants to protect the next generation of athletes with NIL protection bill

NIL Youth Protection Act

Politics

Philly and Houston city councils place wager on World Series

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2022 Election

Pennsylvania midterm 2022: Everything you need to know to vote in November's election

Pennsylvania Midterms Guide

Government

Philly residents could soon get paid for reporting quality of life issues in their neighborhoods

At-Large Councilperson will introduce Watchdog bill

Government

City Council looks to expand protections for abortion seekers, medical providers

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Government

Philadelphia City Council will bring back in-person meetings later this month

City Council meetings

Politics

Maria Quiñones Sanchez, Derek Green join race for Philadelphia mayor

Quinones Sanchez Green Mayor

Politics

Allan Domb resigns from Philadelphia City Council ahead of anticipated run for mayor

Allan Domb Council Resignation

Courts

University City Townhomes encampment must must be taken down by Monday, judge rules

University City Townhomes

Recreation

Summer Event Series cancelled by Philly councilmember amid increase in gun violence

Councilmember Cindy Bass cancels Summer Event Series

Government

Kenney's comment that he'll 'be happy' when he's not mayor, prompt calls for him to resign

Kenney call for Resignation

Government

New ordinance requires School District of Philadelphia to install water fountains with lead filtration by 2025

Philly schools lead water

Government

Philly lawmaker seeks to revise curfew for minors during summer in response to gun violence

Curfew bill

Government

City Council pushes buyback plan to protect community gardens from sheriff's sales

City Council Community Gardens

Education

City Council votes to approve additional asbestos inspections for Philadelphia schools

School District Asbestos

Environment

Philadelphia would impose fees on developers who don't replace trees they cut down in effort to improve city canopy

Tree Canopy Bill City Council

Government

Philadelphia could impose heavier fines for illegal dumping as lawmakers push for more spending

Trash Dumping

Environment

Philadelphia parks drop in national ranking due to funding cuts caused by COVID-19 pandemic

Parks Ranking

Government

Philadelphia to build 1,000 affordable houses as part of new homeownership program

Neighborhood Preservation

Government

City Council pushes for more funding to address quality-of-life issues in underserved communities

Just Services Campaign

Government

City Council urges city, state leaders to declare state of emergency in Kensington

Kensington

Government

Philly lawmakers to consider bolstering police department in effort to fight crime

Community Policing

Government

Affordable housing complex dispute in University City underscores the impact of decades-long gentrification

University City Townhomes

Government

New bill could prohibit Philly from keeping Social Security benefits meant for foster children

City Hall Foster

Courts

Councilman Kenyatta Johnson's corruption trial to start next week

Kenyatta Johnson Trial

Government

Philly homeowners can stop unwanted property offers by joining online registry

Philly Do Not Solicit Registry

Education

Philadelphia could eliminate lead from drinking water in its schools by 2025

School District City Council Lead

Government

Philadelphia to provide emergency paid sick leave to workers with COVID-19 as city mandates are lifted

Sick Leave

Government

Philadelphia takes initial step towards creating nation's first municipal bank

Municipal Bank

Government

To protect Philly homes from rats, city may require developers to implement rodent management plans

Philly rat abatement law

Government

Philadelphia's emergency paid sick leave could soon return to aid workers being impacted by COVID-19

Emergency Paid Sick Leave

Environment

Some Philly neighborhoods bear an undue burden of environmental hazards; a new effort aims to change that

Philly Community Health Act

TV

City Council honors Quinta Brunson for capturing Philly's spirit in 'Abbott Elementary'

Abbott Elementary Quinta Brunson

Government

Bobby Henon resigns from City Council as sentencing for fraud conviction nears

Bobby Henon Resigns

Education

Philly councilmember, local unions seek to increase participation in skilled trade apprenticeship programs

Apprenticeship Guidebook

Government

Philly's Eviction Diversion Program will now be extended through the end of 2022

Eviction Diversion Program

Government

City leaders 'wholly disappointed' in Mayor's actions on gun violence, demand comprehensive plan

City Hall Gun Violence Letters

Government

Philly’s third-party food delivery services could soon have their fees capped at 15%

Philadelphia food delivery fees bill

Government

In wake of Bobby Henon's corruption conviction, Philly City Council considers revamping ethics rules

Darrell Clarke Ethics

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