STATEMENT FROM COUNCILMEMBER JAMIE GAUTHIER REGARDING THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA APPROACHING THE GRIM MILESTONE OF 500 HOMICIDES

November 24, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER JAMIE GAUTHIER RELEASES FIRST-EVER ‘3RD DISTRICT HOLIDAY SHOPPING GUIDE’

November 24, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER KENYATTA JOHNSON SAYS PHILADELPHIA’S GUN VIOLENCE PROBLEM IS A MORAL, ECONOMIC, RACIAL AND HUMAN CRISIS

November 24, 2021

WEEKLY REPORT: REDUCING GUN VIOLENCE REMAINS A TOP PRIORITY FOR CITY COUNCILMEMBERS

November 18, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER PARKER INTRODUCES COMMERCIAL TENANT PROTECTION LEGISLATION

November 18, 2021

COUNCILMEMBERS JAMIE GAUTHIER AND MARÍA QUIÑONES SÁNCHEZ’S ‘MIXED INCOME NEIGHBORHOODS OVERLAY BILL’ PASSES OUT OF COMMITTEE

November 15, 2021

COUNCILMAN BRIAN O’NEILL ANNOUNCES RENOVATION OF MITCHELL PLAYGROUND

November 12, 2021

CITY OFFICIALS HONOR COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP WITH SICKLE CELL DISEASE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA

November 10, 2021

COUNCILMAN BRIAN O’NEILL ANNOUNCES PHILADELPHIA STREETS DEPARTMENT FALL LEAF DRIVE

November 5, 2021

WEEKLY REPORT: COUNCILMEMBERS PRAISE COLLEAGUE QUIÑONES SÁNCHEZ FOR HIGHLIGHTING HEALTHCARE DISPARITIES AMID HER OWN HEALTH CRISIS

November 4, 2021

CITY COUNCIL PASSES BILL ENSURING SUBCONTRACT OPPORTUNITIES FOR MINORITY- AND WOMEN- OWNED OR DISADVANTAGED BUSINESSES

November 4, 2021

INCREASE IN INFESTATIONS NEAR PROPERTY DEVELOPMENTS SPURS RAT ABATEMENT LEGISLATION IN CITY COUNCIL

November 4, 2021

CITY COUNCIL BUDGET LEGISLATION TO AUTHORIZE $500,000 FOR RELOCATION OF CITY RESIDENTS THREATENED BY CRIMINAL ACTIVITY 

November 4, 2021

JOB POSTING: DIRECTOR OF THE PHILADELPHIA OFFICE OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

November 3, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER GREEN, ADVOCATES REAFFIRM WHY VOTERS SHOULD APPROVE ANNUAL HOUSING TRUST FUND APPROPRIATION ON NOVEMBER

November 1, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER JOHNSON CONGRATULATES SEPTA AND TRANSPORT WORKERS UNION LOCAL 234 FOR REACHING A TENTATIVE TWO-YEAR AGREEMENT, AVOIDING A STRIKE

October 29, 2021

WEEKLY REPORT: ONE YEAR LATER, CITY SETTLES WITH FAMILY OF WALTER WALLACE, COMMITS TO SPECIFIC POLICE REFORMS

October 28, 2021

COUNCILMAN O’NEILL ANNOUNCES LIHEAP NOW AVAILABLE TO PGW CUSTOMERS

October 28, 2021

COUNCILMAN O’NEILL NEGOTIATES ELIMINATION OF OWNER-OCCUPIED DUPLEX TRASH FEE

October 28, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER GILMORE RICHARDSON INTRODUCES BILL TO UPDATE CITY’S LEED REQUIREMENTS

October 28, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER GAUTHIER’S BILL TO PROTECT THE UNIVERSITY CITY TOWNHOMES PASSES OUT OF COMMITTEE

October 26, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER GILMORE RICHARDSON TANGLED TITLE INFORMATION SHEET BILL PASSES OUT OF COMMITTEE, GREATER PHILADELPHIA FILM OFFICE RESOLUTION HEARD

October 25, 2021

PHILADELPHIA ENERGY AUTHORITY UNVEILS STATE-OF-THE-ART SOLAR TRAINING LAB AT FRANKFORD HIGH SCHOOL TO CREATE EQUITABLE ACCESS TO THE CLEAN ENERGY TRANSITION

October 22, 2021

WEEKLY REPORT: VIOLENCE REDUCTION REMAINS A TOP COUNCIL PRIORITY FOLLOWING INCIDENTS NEAR SCHOOLS, ON SEPTA

October 21, 2021

COUNCIL SHINES A LIGHT ON SENIOR RENTERS IN CRISIS, EXAMINES RENT STABILIZATION AND DIRECT PAYMENTS AS POTENTIAL SOLUTIONS

October 20, 2021

COUNCILMEMBERS GILMORE RICHARDSON AND GAUTHIER HOST HEARING ON TANGLED TITLE CRISIS IN PHILADELPHIA

October 20, 2021

WEEKLY REPORT: COUNCIL APPROVES DRIVING EQUALITY LEGISLATION, PROMISES CONTINUED OVERSIGHT

October 14, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER JAMIE GAUTHIER JOINS WEST PHILADELPHIA COMMUNITY TO DEMAND PRESERVATION OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING

October 14, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER GYM STATEMENT ON HISTORICAL COMMISSION WHISTLEBLOWER ALLEGATIONS “DECISIONS MUST BE BASED ON MERIT.”

October 14, 2021

CITY COUNCIL APPROVES COUNCILMEMBER THOMAS’ DRIVING EQUALITY BILLS

October 14, 2021

BOARD OF EDUCATION AUTHORIZES THE ISSUANCE OF GENERAL CAPITAL BONDS AND GREEN BONDS FOR THE SCHOOL DISTRICT

October 12, 2021

WEEKLY REPORT: COUNCIL TO CONSIDER AMENDED DRIVING EQUALITY BILL, POSSIBLE COVID OUTDOOR DINING EXTENSIONS

October 7, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER HELEN GYM CALLS FOR A COMMUNITY-LED PROCESS FOR SUPERINTENDENT SEARCH

October 7, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER THOMAS INTRODUCES DRIVING EQUALITY AMENDMENT, IN COLLABORATION WITH PPD

October 7, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER DAVID OH INTRODUCES NEW FILM PRODUCTION TAX CREDIT

October 5, 2021

WEEKLY REPORT: COUNCIL REACTS TO SCHOOLS SUPERINTENDENT’S PLANNED DEPARTURE

September 30, 2021

COUNCILWOMAN PARKER LEGISLATION TO REQUIRE PENSION BOARD TO PERFORM YEARLY STRESS TEST OF RETIREMENT SYSTEM

September 30, 2021

COUNCILWOMAN PARKER INTRODUCES A RESOLUTION SUPPORTING SECURITY OFFICERS FACING ALLEGED DISCRIMINATION BY FEDERAL CONTRACTO

September 30, 2021

CITY COUNCIL INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO FUND SAFE PLAY ZONE SECURITY CAMERAS IN PHILADELPHIA

September 30, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER DOMB INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO ESTABLISH PERMANENT OUTDOOR SEATING CITYWIDE

September 30, 2021

PHILADELPHIA PARENTS AND CAREGIVERS UNITE AROUND DEMANDS FOR DISTRICT ACCOUNTABILITY, SCHOOL SAFETY, AND PARENT VOICE

September 29, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER KENDRA BROOKS CALLS FOR INVOLVEMENT OF SCHOOL COMMUNITIES IN SUPERINTENDENT SEARCH

September 28, 2021

JOINT STATEMENT BY COUNCIL PRESIDENT CLARKE AND EDUCATION COMMITTEE CHAIR QUIÑONES SANCHEZ ON SUPERINTENDENT DR. WILLIAM HITE’S PLANNED DEPARTURE

September 28, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER HELEN GYM: “IT’S CLEARLY TIME FOR NEW LEADERSHIP”

September 28, 2021

WEEKLY REPORT: COUNCIL’S FALL TERM BEGINS WITH EMPHASIS ON NEIGHBORHOOD INVESTMENT, EQUITY

September 24, 2021

PHILADELPHIA CITY COUNCIL CALLS ON CONGRESS TO PASS BIDEN CLIMATE, INFRASTRUCTURE PLAN

September 23, 2021

CITY COUNCIL URGES CONGRESS TO END FORCED LABOR IN PRISONS BY STRIKING THE SLAVERY CLAUSE FROM THE U.S. CONSTITUTION

September 23, 2021

COUNCILMEMBERS REACT TO RECENT NEWS OF ADVANCED MOLD GROWTH IN FRANKFORD HIGH SCHOOL, DEMAND ACTION AND TRANSPARENCY FROM SDP

September 22, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER GREEN ISSUES STATEMENT COMMENDING THE LAUNCH OF THE PHILADELPHIA GREEN CAPITAL CORP.

September 21, 2021

MAYOR KENNEY SIGNS COUNCILMEMBER JOHNSON’S PHILADELPHIA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT PREVAILING WAGE BILL THAT WILL HELP WORKERS RECEIVE LIVING WAGES AND QUALITY HEALTHCARE

September 17, 2021

COUNCILWOMAN PARKER INTRODUCES LEGISLATION THAT WILL MAKE PERMANENT 15% CAP ON THIRD-PARTY DELIVERY FEE

September 17, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER GREEN INTRODUCES BILL FOR ASBESTOS AND MOLD REQUIREMENTS FOR SCHOOL BUILDINGS

September 17, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER HELEN GYM CALLS FOR A PLAN TO FUND COMPREHENSIVE REMEDIATION AND MODERNIZATION OF PHILADELPHIA’S SCHOOL BUILDINGS

September 17, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER GILMORE RICHARDSON INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO HELP PREVENT TANGLED TITLES IN PHILADELPHIA

September 17, 2021

CITY COUNCIL ANNOUNCES FUNDING PLAN FOR $400 MILLION NEIGHBORHOOD PRESERVATION INITIATIVE – INVESTMENTS IN AFFORDABLE HOUSING, SMALL BUSINESSES AND COMMERCIAL CORRIDORS

September 15, 2021

ONGOING CONCERNS OVER COVID-19 DELTA VARIANT LEAD CITY COUNCIL TO CONTINUE MEETING REMOTELY FOR NOW

September 8, 2021

BROOKS AND FIEDLER DEMAND ACCOUNTABILITY IN RESPONSE TO DISTRICT’S MISHANDLING OF FLOOD RESPONSE

September 2, 2021

SLA BEEBER SCHOOL COMMUNITY WINS DEMANDS FOR A SAFE RETURN TO SCHOOLS WITH SUPPORT OF CITY COUNCIL

August 30, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER GYM RESPONDS TO SUPREME COURT RULING ON CDC EVICTION MORATORIUM

August 27, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER KENYATTA JOHNSON HONORS WURD RADIO OWNER/FOUNDER WALTER P LOMAX, JR., M.D. WITH RENAMING OF THE 1800 BLOCK OF WHARTON STREET IN SOUTH PHILADELPHIA

August 27, 2021

KENNEY ADMINISTRATION SIGNS HOUSING TRUST FUND BILL, WILL APPEAR AS A QUESTION ON NOVEMBER 2 BALLOT

August 27, 2021

CITY REFUNDS MORE THAN $241,000 IN WAGE TAXES TO 1,400 LOW-INCOME PHILADELPHIANS

August 26, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER GILMORE RICHARDSON APPOINTED TO UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY’S LOCAL GOVERNMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE

August 25, 2021

PHILADELPHIA ENERGY AUTHORITY, CITY OFFICIALS KICK OFF THIRD ANNUAL SOLAR WEEK WITH NEW PHASE OF SOLARIZE PHILLY PROGRAM

August 16, 2021

CITY COUNCIL TO REQUIRE COVID-19 VACCINATIONS FOR ALL COUNCIL EMPLOYEES

August 10, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER GYM COMMENDS COURT ACTION TO BAN CERTAIN LOCKOUTS, CALLS FOR FULL BAN ON ALL LOCKOUTS

August 9, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER GYM SENDS LETTER TO COURT ASKING FOR A HALT TO LOCKOUTS DURING CDC MORATORIUM

August 6, 2021

CITY OF PHILADELPHIA OPENS REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS PROCESS TO ESTABLISH THREE COMMUNITY EVENING RESOURCE CENTERS

August 5, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER KENYATTA JOHNSON PRESENTS A $100,000 CHECK TO THE MARIAN ANDERSON HOUSE AND MUSEUM IN SOUTH PHILADELPHIA

July 29, 2021

CITY COUNCIL, MAYOR UNVEIL PROCESS FOR GRANTS FOR COMMUNITY VIOLENCE PREVENTION PROGRAMS

July 28, 2021

JOINT STATEMENT BY CITY COUNCIL LEADERSHIP ON LATEST SURGE IN GUN VIOLENCE IN PHILADELPHIA AND NEXT STEPS

July 22, 2021

STATEMENT FROM COUNCILMEMBER JAMIE GAUTHIER REGARDING MAYOR KENNEY’S REFUSAL TO DECLARE GUN VIOLENCE EMERGENCY IN PHILADELPHIA

July 20, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER GYM STATEMENT ON CHANGES TO SCHOOL DAY START AND END TIMES

July 19, 2021

AMID ESCALATING GUN VIOLENCE INVOLVING YOUTHS, CITY COUNCIL, ANTI-VIOLENCE ACTIVISTS, ST. CHRISTOPHER’S HOSPITAL PARTNER ON GUN BUYBACKS

July 14, 2021

COUNCIL APPROVES COUNCILMEMBER JOHNSON’S CHRISTIAN STREET/BLACK DOCTORS ROW DEMOLITION MORATORIUM BILL

June 25, 2021

WEEKLY REPORT: COUNCIL GIVES FINAL APPROVAL TO FY2022 BUDGET CENTERED ON VIOLENCE PREVENTION, POVERTY REDUCTION

June 25, 2021

PROGRESSIVE COUNCILMEMBERS CHAMPION NEW FUNDING TO PREVENT GUN VIOLENCE AND EVICTIONS, CALL FOR DEEPER INVESTMENT IN PUBLIC SERVICES

June 24, 2021

COUNCIL APPROVES COUNCILMEMBER KENYATTA JOHNSON’S PHL PREVAILING WAGE BILL TO PROTECT FRONTLINE WORKERS AT PHILADELPHIA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

June 24, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER GILMORE RICHARDSON’S CURFEW REFORM BILL, WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT BILL PASS PHILADELPHIA CITY COUNCI

June 24, 2021

COUNCILMEMBERS GREEN, JOHNSON, GILMORE RICHARDSON INTRODUCE RESOLUTION TO HOLD JOINT HEARINGS ON PGW’S SUSTAINABILITY, DIVERSIFICATION STUDY

June 24, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER THOMAS INTRODUCES DRIVING EQUALITY AGENDA

June 24, 2021

COUNCILMEMBERS JAMIE GAUTHIER AND MARÍA QUIÑONES SÁNCHEZ INTRODUCE ‘MIXED INCOME NEIGHBORHOODS OVERLAY BILL’

June 24, 2021

MAYOR KENNEY, COUNCIL PRESIDENT CLARKE ANNOUNCE WORKING GROUP TO CREATE TAX REFORM PLAN TO SUPPORT EQUITABLE RECOVERY IN PHILADELPHIA

June 24, 2021

MAYOR KENNEY, CITY COUNCIL LEADERSHIP PROVIDE UPDATE ON PROCESS FOR ADDITIONAL VIOLENCE PREVENTION FUNDING

June 24, 2021

CITY COUNCILMEMBERS CALL ON STATE OFFICIALS TO PASS LEGISLATION TO SUPPORT RESTAURANTS’ RECOVERY EFFORTS

June 23, 2021

CITY COUNCIL SENDS MANDATORY HOUSING TRUST FUND BUDGET QUESTION TO VOTERS

June 18, 2021

COMMITTEE ON PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES & SPECIAL NEEDS TO HOLD HEARINGS ON THE CITY’S ADA COMPLIANCE WITH REGARD TO THE CAROUSEL HOUSE, OTHER PARKS & RECREATION FACILITIES AND THE COMMUNITY AUTISM PEER SUPPORT PROGRAM

June 18, 2021

COUNCIL ADOPTS PARKER LEGISLATION TO INCREASE DIVERSITY IN CITY HIRING BY ELIMINATING ‘RULE OF TWO’

June 18, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER KENYATTA JOHNSON RELEASES STATEMENT ON FISCAL YEAR 2022 BUDGET AGREEMENT BETWEEN CITY COUNCIL AND PHILADELPHIA MAYOR JIM KENNEY

June 17, 2021

CITY COUNCIL GIVES APPROVAL TO FY2022 BUDGET WITH HISTORIC INVESTMENTS IN VIOLENCE PREVENTION, NEIGHBORHOOD PRESERVATION, POVERTY REDUCTION & POLICE REFORMS

June 17, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER KENYATTA JOHNSON STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF FORMER SECOND DISTRICT COUNCILMEMBER AND COUNCIL PRESIDENT ANNA VERNA

June 15, 2021

STATEMENT OF COUNCIL PRESIDENT DARRELL CLARKE ON THE DEATH OF FORMER COUNCIL PRESIDENT ANNA VERNA

June 15, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER GILMORE RICHARDSON’S MINOR CURFEW REFORM BILL ADVANCES OUT OF COMMITTEE

June 14, 2021

CITY COUNCIL CLOSES LOOPHOLE ON ILLEGAL USE OF ATVS & DIRT BIKES ON CITY STREETS

June 10, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER GILMORE RICHARDSON BILL REQUIRING BUSINESSES TO SHARE INFORMATION ON WORKFORCE TRAINING AND CAREER PATHWAYS VOTED OUT OF COMMITTEE

June 10, 2021

COUNCIL COMMITTEE ADVANCES BILLS TO ELIMINATE STRUCTURAL BARRIERS IN RENTAL APPLICATION AND SCREENING PROCESS

June 9, 2021

COUNCILMEMBERS CALL FOR INVESTMENT IN EQUITABLE ECONOMIC RECOVERY THROUGH A JOBS PROGRAM AND SMALL BUSINESS SUPPORT

June 8, 2021

COUNCILMAN O’NEILL ANNOUNCES HOMEBOUND VACCINATION PROGRAM FOR OLDER ADULTS AND PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES 

June 3, 2021

CITY COUNCILMEMBER DOMB STANDS WITH SMALL-TO-MEDIUM OWNERS & MINORITY BUSINESS COMMUNITY TO GROW JOBS

June 3, 2021

COUNCILMEMBERS ISSUE STATEMENT OPPOSING REGRESSIVE TAX CUTS AND CALLING FOR DEEP INVESTMENTS IN PUBLIC SERVICES

June 2, 2021