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From our team to yours, wishing you Happy Holidays!
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RT @IAFF22: Thank you to everyone who came out to support our 2017 @OperationWarm coats for kids event today at the Spring Garden Elementar… 2 0
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RT @TeamDomb: Thank you to my colleagues for passing our legislation to make Fiscal Impact Statements easier for Council to acquire. http… 2 0
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RT @CouncilmanDerek: It was an honor to be a part of this special bike giveaway this morning with CH2M, at Wissahickon Charter School! The… 3 0
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18th Annual ‘Holiday Party for the Homeless’
Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell (3rd District) hosted her office’s 18th annual Holiday Party for the Homeless, at the Convention Center on Wednesday evening.

'This is my mission - serving other people, especially those people in need. [It’s] what God gave me ...
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Bulletproof glass provision amended in 'Stop and Go' bill
"These businesses are supposed to be restaurants, they're supposed to be operating as restaurants right now," said Councilwoman Cindy Bass (8th District). "Most of these establishments don't sell food, they sell beer, they sell liquor by the shot, they sell ... Comments Linda Kirby They shouldn't be in residential neighborhoods PERIOD. Fund more housing for alcohol and drug abuser's to get off that poison.
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Philadelphia City Council votes 17-0 to reject video gaming terminals and mini-casinos
"Twelve PHL Council members cosponsored legislation and were joined by five others in a unanimous vote to tell the state 'no' to awarding gaming terminal licenses in truck stops, and a 'Category 4' casino license with up to 750 slot ...
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Stated Meeting of Philadelphia City Council 12-14-2017
The Stated Meeting of PHL Council held Thursday, December 14, 2017:

Invocation:
Given by Reverend Bonnie Camarda of the The Salvation Army Philadelphia, guest of Councilwoman María Quiñones-Sánchez (7th District)

Presentations:
Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell (3rd District) led a presentation recognizing ...
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From the Stated Meeting of @PHLCouncil held Thursday, Dec. 14, @cindybassphilly's remarks before the vote on her Re… https://t.co/YoBeD6xVPB 1 1
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.@CCPedu's Power Up Your Business program got a shout-out from @CherelleParker9 during yesterday's Council meeting.… https://t.co/Yi05LPvpRc 2 5
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The Stated Meeting of @PHLCouncil held Thursday, December 14 is now on our YouTube Channel. https://t.co/QUNF2nVvJa 0 0
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Today's Stated Meeting of @PHLCouncil has adjourned. The next meeting will take place on Thursday, 1/25/2018 at approx. 10am. 1 1
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.@PHLCouncil Stated Meeting continues. There are still bills and resolutions remaining on the agenda. 0 0
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RT @cindybassphilly: Thank you to the community members, residents and activists who showed up and showed out! Thank you to my colleagues i… 18 0
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Can Amazon HQ2 pursuit give Philly leg up on future big business acquisitions?
“The fact that we were able to come together to put together this proposal really provides an opportunity to look at best practices, on how we were able to develop this proposal for Amazon HQ2,” Councilman Derek Green (At Large) ...
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Bulletproof glass debate in Philly : Radio Times : Politics & Policy : WHYY
ICYMI, PHL Council members David Oh (At Large) and Cindy Bass (8th District) appeared on Radio Times this morning to discuss Bass' restaurant licensing bill.
Plexiglass partitions between customer and clek in city restaurants has become a contested issue in ...
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Council panel passes City Charter change to pave way for Philly school board
"The two pieces of legislation generate a City Charter change that will go to a vote through a ballot question on selecting the board that will replace the School Reform Commission, which last month voted itself out of existence after ... Comments David R. Applebaum Any details or specifics - in the legislation - regarding the skills, knowledge and abilities for the GROUP?
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Local Group Calling On Federal Officials To Increase Help For Puerto Rico Hurricane Victims
Councilwoman María Quiñones-Sánchez (7th District) hosted a press conference at City Hall on Monday with members of the UnidosPaPR coalition to give an update on the state of affairs in Puerto Rico.

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#Hanukkah begins at sundown this evening.
Chag Sameach to all!

For a list of local celebrations, visit: http://uwishu.nu/2BdzSMK
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Restaurant licensing bill protects store owners and neighborhoods | Councilwoman Cindy Bass
Councilwoman Cindy Bass (8th District) wrote an op-ed for philly.com on her restaurant licensing bill:

"The stop-and-go owners are complaining that my bill would force them to take down their acrylic glass wall. That’s just false.

What the bill simply ...
Comments Shawn Burke Councilwoman forgets that we live in 2017 - her statements and original proposition are immortalized on the Internet. This had ...Ieshia Tiff-Nel Thanks for sharing this. It really helped me frame a conversation with my students tonightLeroy Jones What I’d like to ask the council women is , is the glass gonna come down at PPA, The Gas ...
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CARLO ARAGONCILLO NAMED DIRECTOR OF CITY COUNCIL VETERANS ADVISORY COMMISSION
The first hearing of the Veterans Advisory Commission under new Director Carlo Aragoncillo will take place this Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 2:00pm in PHL Council Chambers, City Hall Room 400.
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Councilwoman María Quiñones-Sánchez
Today we held our first senior luncheon with over one hundred seniors for the holidays at the Salvation Army! Looking forward to next week at Casa Caribe and Somerset Villas!
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COUNCILMAN GREEN, CITY COUNCIL PASS RESOLUTION TO HOLD HEARINGS ON AMAZON HQ2 PROPOSAL
This hearing is scheduled for Monday, December 11, 2017 at 1pm.

All hearings and meetings air live on Comcast Ch. 64, Fios Ch. 40 and stream live at http://bit.ly/WatchPHLCouncil
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October 19, 2017 – Today, City Council passed a resolution ...

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