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By kimmel1, January 16, 2014 0 Council News

Philadelphia, Jan. 16, 2014 – City Council’s Committees on Public Safety and Health & Human Services held a joint hearing to discuss and reveal alternative health care options and resources for seniors, persons with children, and individuals with disabilities. Healthcare needs… Read More »

By kimmel1, January 13, 2014 0 Council News

Philadelphia, Jan. 13, 2014 –  Mayor Michael A. Nutter on Monday signed into law landmark legislation creating the City’s first Land Bank.  The new law — sponsored by Councilwoman Maria Quinones-Sanchez, Council President Darrell L. Clarke, Councilman Curtis Jones, Jr., Councilman Bill Green… Read More »

By kimmel1, December 2, 2013 0 Council News

Philadelphia, Nov. 29, 2013 – Council President Darrell L. Clarke on Friday urged longtime owner-occupants to check their eligibility and apply for relief designed to protect them against property tax bill hikes driven by dramatic increases in surrounding property values…. Read More »

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 »