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By kimmel1, May 15, 2014 0 Council News

     Philadelphia, May 15, 2014 – Philadelphia City Council and lawmakers in Harrisburg on Thursday announced a legislation package that authorizes $165 million in additional funds to the School District of Philadelphia next school year and provides a minimum… Read More »

By kimmel1, May 12, 2014 0 Council News

Philadelphia, May 12, 2014 – With eight days to go before Pennsylvania’s primary elections, a united City Council on Monday urged Philadelphians to vote “yes” on a ballot question that would extend the current minimum wage of $10.88 to all… Read More »

By kimmel1, April 30, 2014 0 Uncategorized

Philadelphia, April 20, 2014 – City Council hosted a Neighborhood Budget Hearing of 2014 on Wednesday, April 30, 2014, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at the West Oak Lane Charter School (7115 Stenton Ave.). “The Neighborhood Budget Hearings are… Read More »

By kimmel1, March 17, 2014 0 Council News

[Note: After enthusiastic support from the development, construction, labor, anti-poverty and community development sectors, City Council now seeks to build 2,000 new workforce housing units in Philadelphia. This post has been updated and more developments will be announced this fall.] Philadelphia,… Read More »