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By kimmel1, November 20, 2013 0 Council News

Councilman At-Large Dennis O’Brien was in the news for pushing back on a plan by the Nutter Administration to change how court-appointed lawyers are provided to indigent Philadelphians through a new Office of Conflict Counsel. Click here to read the… Read More »

By kimmel1, November 14, 2013 0 Council News

Council President Darrell L. Clarke appeared on NBC10 @Issue With Steve Highsmith to discuss long and short-term school funding strategies for the state-controlled School District of Philadelphia. Click here to watch the interview. Click here to read an op-ed by… Read More »

By kimmel1, November 12, 2013 0 Council News

ICYMI: Councilman Kenyatta Johnson (2nd District) recently introduced a bill that would provide a tax credit against Business Income and Receipts Taxes (BIRT) for businesses that purchase and install video surveillance cameras.  The credit would be worth $1,000 or 50%… Read More »

By kimmel1, October 31, 2013 0 Council News

(L-R) Council members Bobby Henon, Jannie Blackwell, Curtis Jones, Jr., Mayor Michael Nutter, Blondell Reynolds-Brown, Darrell L. Clarke, Maria Quinones-Sanchez, Bill Greenlee and David Oh.  Philadelphia, Oct. 30, 2013 – The City of Philadelphia and School District of Philadelphia (SDP)… Read More »