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By kimmel1, March 17, 2014 0 Council News

[Note: After enthusiastic support from the development, construction, labor, anti-poverty and community development sectors, City Council now seeks to build 2,000 new workforce housing units in Philadelphia. This post has been updated and more developments will be announced this fall.] Philadelphia,… Read More »

By kimmel1, March 12, 2014 1 Council News

Philadelphia, March 12, 2014– City Council on Wednesday announced the formation of a task force that will examine an anticipated slowdown of the hospitality and tourism industry in Philadelphia and make recommendations to revitalize the sector. The Philadelphia Hospitality and… Read More »

By kimmel1, March 11, 2014 0 Council News

Philadelphia, March 11, 2014 – Philadelphia City Council’s Public Safety Committee heard testimony from victims and advocates on Councilman At-Large Dennis O’Brien‘s bill that would establish a new licensing requirement, standards, protections and penalties to more effectively regulate immigration assistance… Read More »

By kimmel1, March 4, 2014 0 Council News

Philadelphia, March 4, 2014 – City Council President Darrell L. Clarke on Tuesday announced he would issue a writ of election to fill the At-Large Council seat vacated on Feb. 18, 2014, by Bill Green, now chairman of the School… Read More »