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By kimmel1, February 19, 2014 0 Council News

Philadelphia, Feb.19, 2014 – Mayor Michael Nutter signed into law Councilman At-Large Dennis O’Brien’s legislation amending the Philadelphia Code by replacing references to “mental retardation” with references to “intellectual disability.” By removing words often used to hurt or demean the differently abled from… Read More »

By kimmel1, February 11, 2014 0 Council News

Councilman At-Large David Oh appeared on Comcast Newsmakers to discussed his Resign to Run legislation, which he believes would make it easier for qualified candidates to run for higher office in Philadelphia — thereby strengthening Philadelphia’s representation in Harrisburg and Washington,… Read More »

By kimmel1, February 10, 2014 0 Council News

Philadelphia, Feb. 10, 2014 – City Council President Darrell L. Clarke joined Mayor Michael Nutter in announcing plans to move forward with the redevelopment of LOVE Park. As part of an agreement to sell the City-owned garage under LOVE Park to a… Read More »

By kimmel1, February 7, 2014 0 Council News

Feb. 7, 2014 – Sen. Vincent J. Hughes, Democratic Chair of the Pennsylvania Senate Appropriations Committee, led a briefing of the Philadelphia City Council Education Committee on Gov. Tom Corbett‘s FY2015 budget proposal and its potential impact on Philadelphia schools…. Read More »