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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 »

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 »