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By kimmel1, February 26, 2014 0 Council News

[UPDATE] Progress! “Asked if anything in particular had propelled the talks forward after such a long deadlock, Wright credited an open letter signed by all 16 members of City Council, released Monday, urging the administration to give up its furlough… Read More »

By kimmel1, February 20, 2014 0 Council News

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 »

By kimmel1, February 20, 2014 0 Council News

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.

By kimmel1, February 19, 2014 0 Council News

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 »