WEEKLY REPORT: COUNCIL CLOSES 2020 WITH FINAL VOTES ON TAX REFORMS, WORKER PROTECTION BILLS

December 10, 2020

PHILADELPHIA ELECTED OFFICIALS JOIN WITH BUSINESS, EDUCATION AND COMMUNITY PARTNERS TO CALL ON CONGRESSIONAL LEADERS TO APPROVE EMERGENCY RELIEF PACKAGE

December 9, 2020

WEEKLY REPORT: COUNCIL ADVANCES DEVELOPMENT IMPACT TAX, ABATEMENT CHANGES; MEMBERS LOOK AHEAD TO COVID RECOVERY

December 4, 2020

CITY COUNCIL PANEL ADVANCES LEGISLATION TO HELP FUND $400 MILLION PLAN THAT INVESTS IN AFFORDABLE HOUSING, POVERTY REDUCTION AND JOBS

December 2, 2020

WEEKLY REPORT: SHOOTING OF WALTER WALLACE, JR. BY POLICE HEIGHTENS FOCUS ON POLICE REFORM, MENTAL HEALTH

October 29, 2020

COUNCIL PASSES RESOLUTION AFFIRMING RIGHT TO PROTEST

October 29, 2020

CITY COUNCIL ANNOUNCES LEGISLATION TO GENERATE $400 MILLION TO INVEST IN AFFORDABLE HOUSING, POVERTY REDUCTION & JOB CREATION

October 15, 2020

COUNCILMEMBERS INTRODUCE LEGISLATION TO RETAIN HOSPITALITY SECTOR JOBS FOR LAID OFF WORKERS AS ECONOMY REOPENS

October 14, 2020

WEEKLY REPORT: COUNCIL, KENNEY ADMINISTRATION RENEW INVESTMENT IN “SAME DAY WORK AND PAY” PROGRAM; COUNCIL CALLS FOR URGENCY ON GUN VIOLENCE

October 2, 2020

COUNCIL APPROVES COUNCILMAN JOHNSON’S “LET PHILLY BREATHE” BILL TO BAN THE USE OF CHOKEHOLDS AND OTHER DANGEROUS RESTRAINTS BY LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS

September 18, 2020

WEEKLY REPORT: POLICE REFORM REMAINS AT THE TOP OF COUNCIL’S AGENDA

September 18, 2020

CITY COUNCIL ADOPTS RESOLUTION URGING MAYOR KENNEY TO DECLARE GUN VIOLENCE A CITYWIDE EMERGENCY IN PHILADELPHIA

September 17, 2020

COUNCIL PASSES PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY LEAVE

September 15, 2020

COUNCILMAN KENYATTA JOHNSON INTRODUCES “LET PHILLY BREATHE” BILL TO BAN THE USE OF CERTAIN TYPES OF CHOKEHOLDS BY LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS

June 12, 2020

COUNCILMEMBERS GYM, BROOKS AND GAUTHIER INTRODUCE EMERGENCY HOUSING PROTECTION PACKAGE

April 30, 2020

COUNCILMEMBER HENON, CARING FOR FRIENDS ANNOUNCE UPDATES ON COVID-19 INITIATIVE TO SUPPORT PHILADELPHIANS FACING FOOD INSECURITY

April 14, 2020

WEEKLY REPORT: COUNCIL REACHES OUT TO COMMUNITY ADVOCATES AND VICTIMS ON GUN VIOLENCE; MEMBERS HONOR CHINATOWN LEGEND

February 14, 2020

COUNCIL PASSES COUNCILMEMBERS GYM AND HENON’S LEGISLATION TO CREATE A PERMANENT DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

February 13, 2020

WEEKLY REPORT: COUNCILMEMBERS START NEW TERM WITH STACK OF NEW LEGISLATION AND DEEP CONCERNS ABOUT RISING GUN VIOLENCE

January 24, 2020

WEEKLY REPORT: FOLLOWING INAUGURATION, COUNCILMEMBERS BEGIN NEW TERM, DIVE INTO POLICY DISCUSSIONS

January 22, 2020

CITY COUNCILMEMBERS JOIN COMMUNITY LEADERS, POLICE IN URGING HOME GUN CHECKS AND SAFE DISPOSAL OF FIREARMS AMID INCREASED GUN VIOLENCE

December 5, 2019

WEEKLY REPORT: DIVERSE NEW CITY COUNCIL COMES INTO FOCUS AFTER ELECTION

November 8, 2019

COUNCIL PASSES COUNCILMEMBER GYM’S BILLS EXPANDING RIGHTS FOR TRANS AND NONBINARY PHILADELPHIANS

October 7, 2019

WEEKLY REPORT: COUNCIL APPROVES LEAD SAFETY BILL, MEMBERS INTRODUCE GUN SAFETY AND TAX REFORM BILLS

September 27, 2019

COUNCILMEMBERS HENON, REYNOLDS-BROWN, SQUILLA, GYM, GREEN, DOMB, AND TAUBENBERGER INTRODUCE BILL TO EXPAND PHILADELPHIA’S HATE CRIMES CODE

November 1, 2018

CRIMINAL AND DEFIANT TRESPASSERS BILL BECOMES LAW

September 14, 2018

COUNCIL URGES PHILLY SMALL BUSINESSES TO REDUCE COSTS & CARBON FOOTPRINT WITH PHILADELPHIA ENERGY CAMPAIGN

July 2, 2018

COUNCILMEMBERS HENON, GREEN EXPAND CDC FUNDING

June 21, 2018

IN OP-ED, COUNCILMAN OH SAYS NEW LEGISLATION PROTECTS LAW-ABIDING CITIZENS FROM SQUATTERS

May 29, 2018

IN OP-ED, COUNCIL’S MAJORITY LEADERSHIP WARNS THAT H.B. 2241 THREATENS LOCAL POLICY DECISION-MAKING BEYOND BEVERAGE TAX

May 21, 2018

CITY COUNCIL UNANIMOUSLY PASSES LEGISLATION TO REQUIRE AN INDEPENDENT APPRAISAL BEFORE CITY SELLS OR BUYS REAL ESTATE

May 10, 2018

COUNCILMAN DOMB OFFERS A BILL TO HELP FUND THE SCHOOL DISTRICT BY COLLECTING DELINQUENT TAXES

April 13, 2018

IN REVIEW: COUNCIL MEMBERS HONOR PHILADELPHIA VETERANS

November 15, 2017

IN REVIEW: COUNCIL CELEBRATES PHILADELPHIA’S DIVERSITY

July 26, 2017

IN REVIEW: COUNCIL MEMBERS HONOR THE ACHIEVEMENTS OF PHILLY YOUTH

July 19, 2017

COUNCIL MEMBERS GREEN, QUIÑONES-SÁNCHEZ, HENON, SQUILLA AND GYM INTRODUCE PROPOSAL FOR PUBLIC FINANCING OF ELECTIONS

June 23, 2017

COUNCIL MEMBERS GREEN AND HENON ISSUE STATEMENT ON COMMONWEALTH GROWER-PROCESSOR LICENSE ANNOUNCEMENT

June 20, 2017

CITY COUNCIL & SCHOOL DISTRICT OF PHILADELPHIA PARTNER TO USE ENERGY SAVINGS TO ADDRESS CAPITAL NEEDS

March 20, 2017

RECOMMENDATIONS FOR SHOPPING LOCALLY IN PHILLY THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

December 20, 2016

COUNCILMAN HENON INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO MODERNIZE PROCUREMENT PRACTICES

November 4, 2016

COUNCIL AUTHORIZES HEARINGS TO EXAMINE LANDLORD-TENANT CONCERNS, RIGHT TO COUNSEL FOR TENANTS

November 3, 2016

COUNCIL MEMBERS JOHNSON AND HENON ISSUE STATEMENT ON SEPTA STRIKE

November 2, 2016

COUNCILMAN DEREK S. GREEN TO INTRODUCE MEDICAL MARIJUANA LEGISLATION

October 20, 2016

COUNCILWOMAN GYM, POWER TO HOST CITY HALL EVENTS TO SUPPORT FAIR FUNDING FOR PA SCHOOLS

August 26, 2016

PHILADELPHIA CITY COUNCIL IN REVIEW – JANUARY 2016

July 21, 2016

PHILADELPHIA CITY COUNCIL IN REVIEW – MARCH 2016

July 21, 2016

COUNCILMAN HENON BEGINS PROCESS TO CREATE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, EMPLOYMENT AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS

June 16, 2016

COUNCILMAN HENON INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO MODERNIZE PROCUREMENT PRACTICES

June 16, 2016

CITY OF PHILADELPHIA 2016 INAUGURATION

January 8, 2016

CITY COUNCIL MOVES TO TRANSFER PROPERTIES TO PHILADELPHIA LAND BANK

December 3, 2015

PHILADELPHIA CITY COUNCIL ISSUES OPEN INVITATION TO RESIDENTS & BUSINESSES AFFECTED BY ANTI-LGBTQ LAWS

April 9, 2015

SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON ENERGY OPPORTUNITIES FOR PHILADELPHIA TO HOLD FIRST HEARING

March 10, 2015