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This week in @PHLCouncil. All hearings, meetings air live on Xfinity Ch. 64, Fios Ch. 40, and stream at… https://t.co/FeTrHFkNgz 0 2
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Councilman Derek Green
#ICYMI Yesterday, I introduced a resolution authorizing PHL Council to hold hearings on the findings of the Plain View Project, in the wake of their publishing of thousands of offensive Facebook posts by local police officers. My colleagues and I ...
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Philadelphia Department of Public Health
We are aware of the fire that took place at the PES refinery in South Philadelphia this morning. Our Air Management Services inspectors were on-scene immediately and took several air samples. Preliminary testing both at the site of the refinery ...
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RT @LMcCrystal: Philadelphia seems poised to become the largest city in America to pass legislation aimed at protecting domestic workers su… 4 0
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COUNCIL PRESIDENT CLARKE INTRODUCES BOLD GUN LEGISLATION IN RESPONSE TO INCREASE IN GUN-RELATED INCIDENTS
PHL Council President Darrell L. Clarke (5th District) today introduced a bold package of gun legislation in response to the recent increase in gun-related violent incidents in Philadelphia, specifically 22 separate shooting incidents, 32 victims and six homicides over this ... Comments Target the gun dealers in the neighborhood. The era of real Policing has died. We need Strike Force and Undercover ... I’m a clinical social worker who works with both geriatric and psychiatric patients. I strongly feel that the definition of ... Aren't most of these shooting committed by illegal and unregistered guns? How will this help the issue?
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CLARKE, QUIÑONES-SÁNCHEZ, JOHNSON, AND BLACKWELL INTRODUCE LEGISLATION TO STREAMLINE SALES OF VACANT CITY LAND, INCREASE...
PHL Council President Darrell L. Clarke (5th District) today introduced an ordinance to streamline the process for vacant land sales in the City of Philadelphia, increasing uniformity and transparency at all stages.

Under the ordinance:

- Applicants for city-owned land ...
Comments My grandfather had vacant land and no one notified family it is being auctioned. Let’s see how this goes! 👀 I call shenanigans
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Today's Stated Meeting of @PHLCouncil has adjourned. The next meeting will take place on Thursday 9/12/2019 at approx. 10am. 0 0
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.@MariaQSanchez: Today’s landmark reform is about giving our neighbors a way to transform 40,000 blighted lots acro… https://t.co/MnUmNUzlDB 5 5
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.@Darrell_Clarke: Our responsibility is to use all the tools at our disposal to keep the citizens of Philadelphia s… https://t.co/3qOFBfr4IS 4 7
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.@HelenGymAtLarge has a resolution honoring the @fpsbookarts project for its work in providing Philadelphia-based I… https://t.co/hyPgwmWrjo 1 4
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.@MariaQSanchez has a resolution recognizing the contributions of nannies, house cleaners, care workers and other d… https://t.co/dPbeWrFaNG 2 2
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.@MariaQSanchez has an ordinance, on behalf of @PHLCouncil President @Darrell_Clarke, relating to city land sales. More details to follow. 1 1
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.@Mr4thDistrict has a resolution recognizing and honoring the late Jeff Duperon, a beloved ambassador of Jazz music… https://t.co/5dciEs79dq 1 0
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Clean energy market added 5,000 jobs in 2018, new report shows
Pennsylvania’s clean energy job market grew by 6 percent to reach 90,772 jobs last year, according to a recent report. The hottest sector for hiring was in installation, a solar executive said, and to ensure future growth, Philadelphia’s leaders in ...
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This week in PHL Council. All hearings, meetings air live on Xfinity Ch. 64, Fios Ch. 40, and stream at phlcouncil.com/watch

Archives available on our YouTube channel: http://bit.ly/2fhi6d9
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Low-wage workers score win with bump in funding to enforce labor laws
PHL Council had an incentive to increase funding [to the Office of Labor Enforcement] as many of its members introduced or supported laws the office is meant to enforce. Councilwoman Cherelle L. Parker, for example, introduced the “just-cause” law against ... Comments A win for low-wage workers while business looks for AI/automation alternatives; higher pay, fewer workers.https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-06-19/women-are-on-the-firing-line-as-automation-claims-more-jobs?srnd=premium
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Philly's public pools are back! Here's the opening schedule for the first week
Philadelphia has one of the most extensive networks of free, public pools of any major city. Thank you to the staff and leadership of Philadelphia Parks & Recreation who prepare all year for this week. 🏊🏼‍♀️🌞
Where to swim for ...
Comments Safety’s first! Where's Chew?
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COUNCILMAN O’NEILL ANNOUNCES HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION INCREASED TO $45,000.00
Councilman Brian O'Neill's (10th District) legislation to increase the homestead exemption has passed unanimously in PHL Council.

As a result, the Homestead Exemption will increase by 12.5% from $40,000.00 to $45,000.00.

To enroll your owner-occupied primary residence in the Homestead ...
Comments Im sure the hard working food vendors that lost their jobs cause of Oneill can use that extra money
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FY2020 Budget 101 with CFO Matt Stitt on WURD
PHL Council CFO Matt Stitt sat down earlier this week with WURD Radio host Vincent Thompson to talk about the FY2020 Budget, passed yesterday by Council.

He laid out the basics of municipal budgeting and then drilled down on the ...
Comments 5 billion out of the pockets of low wage workers and corner stores
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CITY COUNCIL APPROVES CHARTER CHANGE UPDATING PROCUREMENT PROCESS FOR NOVEMBER BALLOT QUESTION
PHL Council members voted unanimously Thursday to approve a Charter change, introduced earlier this spring by Councilman Derek Green (At-Large), to revise and modernize the City of Philadelphia’s procurement procedures, simplifying the contract process for local businesses and expanding upon ...
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QUIÑONES-SÁNCHEZ, GLADSTEIN, MATLOCK-TURNER, WELLS TO LEAD SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON POVERTY REDUCTION AND PREVENTION
PHL Council President Darrell L. Clarke (5th District) on Thursday named Councilwoman María Quiñones-Sánchez (7th District), Deputy Managing Director of Health and Human Services for the City of Philadelphia Eva Gladstein, Urban Affairs Coalition President and CEO Sharmain Matlock-Turner, and ... Comments Germantown Community Connection Congratulations! Love the cause love the people shouldn’t the mayor be doing this? Awesome

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