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By kimmel1, March 15, 2013 1 Council News, Uncategorized

On Thursday, March 14, 2013 a clear majority of Philadelphia’s City Council passed legislation that will allow workers, who dont already have the opportunity, to earn paid sick days. The legisltion, if not vetoed, will benefit over 180,000 Philadelphia residents. The Bill’s sponsor, Councilman… Read More »

By kimmel1, March 4, 2013 0 Council News, Uncategorized

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By kimmel1, February 21, 2013 0 Council News, Uncategorized

The Philadelphia Jobs Commission released to Council, Mayor Nutter and the public its report on how the City can better create and retain private sector jobs.  The Commission, established pursuant to charter change legislation sponsored by Council President Darrell Clarke and Councilman W. Wilson… Read More »

By kimmel1, February 11, 2013 0 Council News, Uncategorized

City Council’s Committee on Public Safety held a hearing today to hear testimony on how the City of Philadelphia’s video camera surveillance system can be further enhanced to improve public safety.  Committee members (pictured from left) Bass, Squilla, O’Brien, Jones,… Read More »