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WEEKLY REPORT: COUNCIL UNVEILS POVERTY ACTION PLAN; MAYOR KENNEY DELIVERS FY2021 BUDGET ADDRESS

In Allan Domb, Council News, Darrell L. Clarke, David Oh, Helen Gym, Isaiah Thomas, Katherine Gilmore Richardson, Kendra Brooks, Kenyatta Johnson, Maria D. Quiñones-Sánchez, News by PHL Council

City Council Committee Unveils Action Plan to Lift 100,000 Philadelphians Out of Poverty by 2024 Nearly 400,000 people living in poverty – one out of every four Philadelphians. A designation …

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WEEKLY REPORT: PROPOSED SOUTH PHILADELPHIA SAFE INJECTION SITE BRINGS HEATED DEBATE TO COUNCIL; WAGE TAX RELIEF BILL HEADS TO THE MAYOR’S DESK

In Allan Domb, Cherelle Parker, Cindy Bass, Council News, Darrell L. Clarke, David Oh, Helen Gym, Isaiah Thomas, Jamie Gauthier, Katherine Gilmore Richardson, Kendra Brooks, Kenyatta Johnson, Mark Squilla, News, Uncategorized by PHL Council

A Furor in City Council over Plans for Safe Injection Site in South Philadelphia For the past several years, as overdose deaths from Philadelphia’s opioid epidemic have mounted, a non-profit …

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WEEKLY REPORT: COUNCIL, POLICE COMMISSIONER FOCUS ON GUN VIOLENCE VICTIMS; WAGE TAX RELIEF & CIVIL SERVICE PREFERENCE BILLS ADVANCE

In Allan Domb, Cindy Bass, Council News, Curtis Jones, Jr., Darrell L. Clarke, David Oh, Katherine Gilmore Richardson, Kendra Brooks, Kenyatta Johnson, News by PHL Council

Council Calls for Video Cameras Near Schools to Protect Children, Following Quadruple Shooting near North Philadelphia School Another day, another senseless shooting, another life lost to gun violence. One day after …

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WEEKLY REPORT: COUNCIL REACHES OUT TO COMMUNITY ADVOCATES AND VICTIMS ON GUN VIOLENCE; MEMBERS HONOR CHINATOWN LEGEND

In Bobby Henon, Cherelle Parker, Council News, Curtis Jones, Jr., Darrell L. Clarke, David Oh, Derek Green, Helen Gym, Jamie Gauthier, Katherine Gilmore Richardson, Kendra Brooks, Kenyatta Johnson, News by PHL Council

City Council Honors Mabel “Chi” Chan – Longtime Restaurant Owner and Chinatown Community Leader Most weeks, City Council begins its sessions with several ceremonial resolutions, in which Council honors an …

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WEEKLY REPORT: ONE MONTH INTO THE NEW TERM, COUNCILMEMBERS DIVE DEEPER INTO PUBLIC SAFETY, HOUSING, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

In Allan Domb, Blondell Reynolds Brown, Council News, Curtis Jones, Jr., Darrell L. Clarke, Derek Green, Isaiah Thomas, Jamie Gauthier, Kendra Brooks, Kenyatta Johnson, Maria D. Quiñones-Sánchez, Mark Squilla, News, William K. Greenlee by PHL Council

Appeals Court Upholds Council Legislation on Wage Equity In an important ruling with national implications, a federal appeals court has reinstated a Philadelphia law that prohibits private employers from asking …

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WEEKLY REPORT: FOLLOWING INAUGURATION, COUNCILMEMBERS BEGIN NEW TERM, DIVE INTO POLICY DISCUSSIONS

In Allan Domb, Bobby Henon, Brian O'Neill, Cherelle Parker, Cindy Bass, Council News, Curtis Jones, Jr., Darrell L. Clarke, David Oh, Derek Green, Helen Gym, Maria D. Quiñones-Sánchez, Mark Squilla, News by PHL Council

A New Term Begins in City Council Tomorrow After a 2019 that saw an unprecedented number of candidates for City Council, the November election of four newcomers, and an inauguration …