Philadelphia Feb. 20, 2014 – Philadelphia City Council members María Quiñones Sánchez, Jannie Blackwell and Jim Kenney along with community organizations called for an end to compliance with non-mandatory U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) holds from federal deportation agents… Read More »
To find out what legislative action took place during the Feb. 20, 2014, Stated Meeting of Philadelphia City Council, search Council’s Legistar database. To view the entire meeting, see the video below.
Philadelphia, Feb.19, 2014 - Mayor Michael Nutter signed into law Councilman At-Large Dennis O’Brien’s legislation amending the Philadelphia Code by replacing references to “mental retardation” with references to “intellectual disability.” By removing words often used to hurt or demean the differently abled from… Read More »
Councilman At-Large David Oh appeared on Comcast Newsmakers to discussed his Resign to Run legislation, which he believes would make it easier for qualified candidates to run for higher office in Philadelphia — thereby strengthening Philadelphia’s representation in Harrisburg and Washington,… Read More »