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By kimmel1, July 8, 2014 1 Council News

The Philadelphia City Council Fellowship Program was initiated by Council President Darrell L. Clarke in 2012 to connect area college and graduate students with hands-on legislative, policy and communications experience in City Hall. Philadelphia City Council Fellows are students and… Read More »

By kimmel1, July 2, 2014 0 Council News

Philadelphia, July 2, 2014 – City Council President Darrell L. Clarke (5th District) on Wednesday thanked Pennsylvania lawmakers who voted to approve legislation that would enable the City of Philadelphia to increase a tax on tobacco products that will raise nearly $90 million for… Read More »

By kimmel1, May 15, 2014 0 Council News

     Philadelphia, May 15, 2014 – Philadelphia City Council and lawmakers in Harrisburg on Thursday announced a legislation package that authorizes $165 million in additional funds to the School District of Philadelphia next school year and provides a minimum… Read More »

By kimmel1, May 12, 2014 0 Council News

Philadelphia, May 12, 2014 – With eight days to go before Pennsylvania’s primary elections, a united City Council on Monday urged Philadelphians to vote “yes” on a ballot question that would extend the current minimum wage of $10.88 to all… Read More »