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Councilman At-Large Allan Domb
Councilman Domb and Councilman Curtis Jones, Jr. dropped by A. Philip Randolph Career Academy in Northwest Philadelphia Monday as part of a tour of career and technical education schools. Councilman Domb donated $2,500 to Randolph to help purchase this new ...
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Earlier today, @DavidOhPhilly introduced a resolution proclaiming the week of April 27, 2018 to May 5, 2018 as the… https://t.co/AhKhsGpvqR 3 6
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Earlier today, @CouncilwomanBRB introduced a resolution calling for @PHLCouncil hearings on the effectiveness of im… https://t.co/vosOHRuN8o 1 0
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Earlier today, @CouncilwomanBRB introduced a resolution recognizing April 22, 2018 as #EarthDay in the City of Phil… https://t.co/nZmEoA4GZH 0 1
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Earlier today, @DavidOhPhilly introduced a resolution recognizing May 2018 as Asian American and Pacific Islanders… https://t.co/mjNTyol424 1 4
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Earlier today, @CouncilwomanBRB introduced a resolution recognizing April 26, 2018 as 50/50 Day in the City of Phil… https://t.co/ZjVVazVvxV 1 1
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Earlier today, @MariaQSanchez introduced a resolution calling for @PHLCouncil hearings to develop more inclusive, t… https://t.co/GxXigWaEMa 1 0
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CITY COUNCIL ISSUES RFP FOR INDEPENDENT AUDIT OF PROPERTY ASSESSMENTS
“Our preliminary review of 2019 assessments revealed significant variations within single blocks, indicating that OPA’s methodology of actual value may be flawed,” Councilman Mark Squilla (1st District) said. “We need to assure residents that their assessments are accurate."
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Comments “May be flawed”!!!! Are you kidding me, every thing this city does is flawed! It’s totally inaccurate !
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RT @cindybassphilly: Happening now: I'm hosting a Council briefing on Community Health Choices, a new health initiative that will affect th… 2 0
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STATEMENT FROM COUNCILMAN ALLAN DOMB ON THE DECISION TO CLOSE HOUSE OF CORRECTION
Councilman At-Large Allan Domb issued the following statement regarding the announcement today that the City plans to close the House of Correction by 2020:

As a member of PHL Council, I have made it my mission to discover and support ...
Comments YES! Our prisons are filled with non-violent drug offenders. In fact, America has more non-violent drug offenders in prison than ...
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Greater Philadelphia Association of Realtors
Greater Philadelphia Association of Realtors & Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations present the Fair Housing Workshop: Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Fair Housing Act.

This free event, which is open to the public, will be a primer on the ...
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COUNCILMAN KENYATTA JOHNSON RELEASES STATEMENT ON SOUTHWEST FLIGHT 1380’S EMERGENCY LANDING
Statement from Councilman Kenyatta Johnson on the Emergency Landing of Southwest Flight 1380.

“I want to personally thank and commend the passengers on the plane who acted quickly and heroically in a terrifying situation to try to save another’s life; ...
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Councilman Bobby Henon
Today, Mayor Jim Kenney announced that in two years or less we will close the House of Corrections, an important step forward in the ongoing fight to comprehensively improve our criminal justice system.

Operating for over nine decades, The House ...
Comments How about closing the Revenue Department or The Parking Authority? These two departments cause more harm in one week to ... I was just discussing this with somebody and I heard about 15 years ago they were discussing closing HOC but ...
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Passenger recalls horror of deadly Southwest flight: 'I thought I was dying'
We send our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Ms. Jennifer Riordan.

We are also grateful for the professionalism and bravery of the Southwest Airlines flight crew and passengers, as well as the employees of the Philadelphia Fire ...
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Councilman Kenyatta Johnson Holds Press Conference on Starbucks Arrests 4-16-2018
From Monday, April 16, 2018, Councilman Kenyatta Johnson (2nd District held a press conference with fellow PHL Council members Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown (At Large), Councilman Derek Green (At Large) and Councilmember Helen Gym (At Large) regarding the Starbucks arrests.
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Comments The Philadelphia City Council did nothing when a Philadelphia Police supervisor was calling blacks “Banana Nagger Eating Monkeys”

Folks smoke ...
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FY2019 Budget Hearings - YouTube
Welcome to all new subscribers to our YouTube Channel, particularly our FY2019 #PHLBudget Playlist. All hearings to date have been posted.

To watch or subscribe, visit: http://bit.ly/FY19BudgetHrgs
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from Philadelphia City Council's consideration of the FY2019 municipal budget. More detail ...
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Happening now: Council members hold press conference on Starbucks arrests.
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Comments Wait. These are the same idiots who passed a soda tax? They should of just put sign on door "no colors"
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COUNCILMAN BRIAN O’NEILL ANNOUNCES FREE YARD TREE GIVEAWAY
Councilman Brian O'Neill (10th District), through a partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation, is hosting a free yard tree giveaway.

The event will be held on Arbor Day, Friday, April 27, 2018, at Councilman O’Neill’s FOP Neighborhood Office (11630 Caroline ...
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Today, April 16th is the LAST DAY to register to vote in the May 15th Primary!
Register NOW at register.votesPA.com
“You may delay, but time will not, and lost time is never found again.” - Benjamin Franklin
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COUNCILMAN DEREK GREEN REMINDS PHILADELPHIA HOMEOWNERS TO APPLY FOR THE HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION
Councilman Derek Green (At Large) reminds Philly homeowners that the Homestead Exemption offers Real Estate Tax savings to all Philadelphia homeowners by reducing the taxable portion of their property assessment by $30,000.

For more information, visit: http://bit.ly/2HBA2hN
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Comments This program needs some type of annual review for the homeowners to show that they are still residing there and ...
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COUNCILMAN JOHNSON’S STATEMENT ON STARBUCKS ARRESTS IN 2ND DISTRICT
In response to arrests of two African-American males at the Starbucks at 18th & Spruce Streets on Thursday, April 12th, Councilman Kenyatta Johnson (2nd District) issued the following statement:

“I’m encouraged that the Philadelphia Police Department is investigating how it ...
Comments You don't have a right to sit in someone's business without ordering anything. It's called loitering. It's a business. Order ... Trump's America....it's going according to the Conservative's plan....their plan: to put minorities back in the shadows and the back of ... Had I been one of the cops, I would have gone over to the counter, ordered two cups of coffee, ...
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COUNCILMAN DOMB OFFERS A BILL TO HELP FUND THE SCHOOL DISTRICT BY COLLECTING DELINQUENT TAXES
Councilman At-Large Allan Domb on Thursday introduced a plan to collect delinquent property taxes by securitizing tax liens.

The legislation mirrors a bill Councilman Domb introduced in November 2017, with the exception that it makes explicitly clear that all owner-occupied ...
Comments Great plan...if the owners of rental properties owe taxes the occupants should put their rent in an escrow account and ... There’s going to be a lot more people not being able to pay their property taxes, or have to go ... Well l guess he doesn’t want to be reelected next term 😂😂😂😂

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