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By kimmel1, January 11, 2013 0 Council News

City Council enthusiastically supports the Free Library’s “One Book, One Philadelphia” initiative.  The Goal of One Book, One Philadelphia is to promote reading, literacy and the libraries, and to encourage the entire greater Philadelphia area to come together through reading… Read More »

By kimmel1, December 15, 2012 3 Council News

  City Council voted unanimously to restore more than $7.1 million in funding toward domestic violence shelters, children with special needs, parks and recreation centers, and neighborhood improvement programs. The funding restorations for the Fiscal Year 2013 budget are made… Read More »

By kimmel1, December 4, 2012 3 Council News

       Councilman Kenyatta Johnson today was joined by Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown, State Senator – Tina Tartaglione, Steven Bradley – Chairman of the African American Chamber of Commerce, Varsovia Fernandez – President and CEO of the Philadelphia Hispanic Chamber… Read More »

By kimmel1, November 28, 2012 0 Council News

On Monday, November 26th, 2012, at 10:00 a.m., in City Council Chambers, City Hall, Room 400, the City Council Committee on Education held a hearing on the Boston Consulting Group’s report, Transforming Philadelphia’s Public Schools: Key Findings and Recommendations, the… Read More »