Weekly Report: Council President Johnson Introduces Resolutions to Reconvene the Tax Reform Commission & Create A Special Committee On DEI

February 16, 2024

COUNCIL PRESIDENT JOHNSON INTRODUCES RESOLUTIONS TO RECONVENE THE TAX REFORM COMMISSION & CREATE A SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON DEI.

February 15, 2024

MAJORITY LEADER GILMORE RICHARDSON RELEASES STATEMENT OUTLINING TIMELINE OF SEPTA BUS REVOLUTION ADVOCACY

February 13, 2024

JOB OPPORTUNITY: ZONING AND PLANNING AIDE FOR COUNCILMEMBER GAUTHIER

February 13, 2024

WEEKLY REPORT: COUNCIL PRESIDENT KENYATTA JOHNSON VISITED HARRISBURG FOR PA GOV. JOSH SHAPIRO’S BUDGET ADDRESS

February 9, 2024

MAJORITY LEADER KATHERINE GILMORE RICHARDSON RELEASES STATEMENT ON SEPTA BUS REVOLUTION PROJECT

February 8, 2024

MAJORITY LEADER KATHERINE GILMORE RICHARDSON INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO INVESTIGATE THE OFFICE OF HOMELESS SERVICES

February 8, 2024

COUNCIL PRESIDENT KENYATTA JOHNSON PRAISES PENNSYLVANIA GOVERNOR JOSH SHAPIRO FOR ANNOUNCEMENT OF INCREASED FUNDING FOR MASS TRANSIT STATEWIDE

February 8, 2024

COUNCIL PRESIDENT KENYATTA JOHNSON HIRES JOHN D. CHRISTMAS, ESQ. AS CHIEF OF STAFF & HELEN LOUGHEAD AS CFO

February 8, 2024

Weekly Report – PHILADELPHIA COUNCIL PRESIDENT KENYATTA JOHNSON AND MAYOR CHERELLE PARKER SEND LETTER TO PENNSYLVANIA GOVERNOR JOSH SHAPIRO SEEKING MORE FUNDING FOR SEPTA

February 5, 2024

COUNCILMEMBER JAMIE GAUTHIER INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO COMBAT HOUSING INSECURITY, ANNOUNCES PHASE ONE OF HER ‘DEFYING DISPLACEMENT’ CAMPAIGN

February 1, 2024

MAJORITY OF CITY COUNCILMEMBERS SUPPORT ANGEL DAVIS EVICTION ACCOUNTABILITY BILL

January 24, 2024

COUNCILMEMBERS KENYATTA JOHNSON AND JAMIE GAUTHIER DENOUNCE NEW LAW THAT STRIPS AWAY SOME PROSECUTORIAL AUTHORITY FROM PA DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE 

December 18, 2023

COUNCILMEMBER KENDRA BROOKS INTRODUCES FIRST CITY KINARA IN PHILADELPHIA HISTORY

December 18, 2023

CITY COUNCIL ANNOUNCES STRUCTURE OF THE PHILADELPHIA REPARATIONS TASK FORCE, CALLS FOR APPLICATIONS

November 17, 2023

COUNCILMEMBERS BROOKS AND THOMAS HOST COMMUNITY CONVERSATION ON OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

November 2, 2023

COUNCILMEMBERS BROOKS AND GAUTHIER HOST COMMUNITY CONVERSATION ON CITY’S HOUSING CRISIS

October 31, 2023

Philadelphia Reparations Task Force

October 31, 2023

Fall 2023 Senior Resource Fair

October 23, 2023

Brian O’Neill Announces Recycle Bucket Giveaway

September 28, 2023

COUNCILMEMBER BROOKS CALLS FOR FULL TRIAL FOR EX-OFFICER WHO KILLED EDDIE IRIZARRY

September 26, 2023

COUNCILMEMBER CURTIS JONES, JR EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE “BLUEPRINT FOR A SAFER PHILADELPHIA – CRIME SUMMIT.”

September 26, 2023

COUNCILMEMBERS DENOUNCE THREATS AGAINST ANTI-VIOLENCE VOLUNTEERS AND CALL ON COMMUNITY LEADERS TO SHOW SUPPORT

September 25, 2023

COUNCILMEMBER GAUTHIER CALLS FOR HEARING ON 911 POLICE DISPATCH

September 25, 2023

PHILADELPHIA CITY COUNCILMEMBER KENYATTA JOHNSON PRAISES PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN FOR THE CREATION OF THE FIRST-EVER WHITE HOUSE OFFICE OF GUN VIOLENCE PREVENTION

September 25, 2023

COUNCILMEMBER JAMIE GAUTHIER ANNOUNCES HEARING ON 911 POLICE DISPATCH

September 21, 2023

COUNCILMEMBER ISAIAH THOMAS INTRODUCES EXONERATED JUSTICE LEGISLATIVE PACKAGE

September 19, 2023

CITY COUNCIL RETURNS IN FALL MEETINGS; FIRST ACTION GIVES COMMUNITIES STRONGER VOICE IN DECISIONS AROUND ANY SAFE INJECTION SITES

September 19, 2023

COUNCILMEMBER BROOKS VOTES AGAINST BANNING OVERDOSE PREVENTION CENTERS

September 14, 2023

COUNCILMEMBER O’NEILL ANNOUNCES 2023 Fall Events

September 8, 2023

STATEMENT FROM COUNCILMEMBERS JAMIE GAUTHIER (3RD DISTRICT) AND KENDRA BROOKS (AT-LARGE) ON THE LANDLORD-TENANT OFFICER RESUMING OPERATIONS

August 18, 2023

Statement on the Need for Public Accountability for Evictions

July 25, 2023

LEADERS FROM CITY COUNCIL AND STATE GOVERNMENT UNITED IN BRINGING PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY TO EVICTIONS

July 25, 2023

STATEMENT FROM COUNCILMEMBERS KENDRA BROOKS AND JAMIE GAUTHIER ON THE LATEST SHOOTING INVOLVING THE LANDLORD-TENANT OFFICER

July 19, 2023

COUNCILMEMBER BROOKS SEEKS TO ESTABLISH PERMANENT OFFICE FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

July 18, 2023

COUNCILMEMBERS BROOKS AND GAUTHIER HOLD HEARING ON LANDLORD-TENANT OFFICER

July 18, 2023

COUNCILMEMBERS CLARKE AND BROOKS ANNOUNCE COMMUNITY GARDENS PROTECTED FROM SHERIFF’S SALE

July 18, 2023

COUNCILMEMBER KENYATTA JOHNSON PRAISES THE FISCAL YEAR 2024 OPERATING AND CAPITAL BUDGETS

June 26, 2023

CITY COUNCIL APPROVES FY2024 BUDGET

June 22, 2023

COUNCILMEMBERS BROOKS AND GAUTHIER OPPOSE TAX CUTS THAT THREATEN CITY SERVICES

June 20, 2023

COUNCILMEMBER KENYATTA JOHNSON RESOLUTION APPROVED BY COUNCIL URGING MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL’S HALL OF FAME TO INDUCT PHILLIES ICON DICK ALLEN

June 16, 2023

WEEKLY REPORT: COUNCIL TO CONSIDER TASK FORCE FOCUSED ON REPARATIONS FOR BLACK PHILADELPHIANS

June 16, 2023

COUNCILMEMBERS INTRODUCE RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING PHILADELPHIA REPARATIONS TASK FORCE TO STUDY AND DEVELOP REPARATIONS PROPOSALS

June 15, 2023

WEEKLY REPORT: CITY COUNCIL GIVES PRELIMINARY APPROVAL TO FY2024 CITY BUDGET

June 13, 2023

CITY COUNCIL COMMITTEE GIVES PRELIMINARY APPROVAL TO FY2024 BUDGET

June 8, 2023

PHILADELPHIA CITY COUNCILMEMBER KENYATTA JOHNSON AND COMMUNITY GROUPS URGE INCLUSION OF FUNDING IN THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA PROPOSED FISCAL YEAR 2024 BUDGET TO SUPPORT HIS “SAVE OUR YOUTH” PLAN

June 7, 2023

14 CITY COUNCILMEMBERS CALL FOR NEARLY $72 MILLION INVESTMENT IN MUNICIPAL SERVICES IN FISCAL YEAR 2024 BUDGET

June 5, 2023

COUNCILMEMBER KENDRA BROOKS JOINS ADVOCATES IN CALLING FOR FULL FUNDING OF MOBILE CRISIS UNITS

June 1, 2023

THREE BALLOT QUESTIONS PROPOSED BY CITY COUNCIL WERE APPROVED BY VOTERS ON ELECTION DAY

May 23, 2023

COUNCILMEMBER JAMIE GAUTHIER UNVEILS #JUSTSERVICESPHL PLATFORM FOR FISCAL YEAR 2024, SAYS TO COMBAT GUN VIOLENCE CITY NEEDS TO DO MORE TO ADDRESS QUALITY-OF-LIFE CONCERNS

May 8, 2023

COUNCILMEMBER O’NEILL ANNOUNCES PHILADELPHIA YOUTH COMMISSION OPENS APPLICATIONS FOR NEW MEMBERS

May 5, 2023

COUNCILMAN O’NEILL ANNOUNCES INTERNSHIPS NOW AVAILABLE WITH PHILADELPHIA DIVISION OF AVIATION

May 5, 2023

COUNCILMEMBER O’NEILL ANNOUNCES SPRING 2023 EVENT SCHEDULE

May 5, 2023

WEEKLY REPORT: COUNCIL APPROVES HOUSING PRESERVATION PLAN, READIES FOR PUBLIC HEARING ON KENSINGTON CRISIS

May 4, 2023

CITY COUNCIL ENACTS PEOPLE’S PRESERVATION PACKAGE – BOLSTERING AFFORDABLE HOUSING PRESERVATION AS 12,000+ AFFORDABLE HOMES FACE THREAT OF EXPIRATION OVER THE NEXT DECADE

May 4, 2023

MUNICIPAL LEADERS FROM ACROSS PENNSYLVANIA JOIN IN CALLING FOR $5 BILLION FOR SCHOOL FACILITIES

May 2, 2023

WEEKLY REPORT: MEMBERS SUBMIT LEGISLATION ON ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE, SCHOOL FACILITIES AND CITY WORKER RECRUITMENT

April 27, 2023

MAJORITY OF CITY COUNCIL AND LABOR LEADERS CALL FOR INCREASED FUNDING FOR WORKER PROTECTIONS

April 26, 2023

WEEKLY REPORT: COUNCIL TO HOLD HEARINGS ON THE ISSUE OF FAKE “PAPER TAGS” ON CARS; ENERGY AUTHORITY TOUTS PROGRESS DURING EARTH WEEK

April 21, 2023

COUNCILMEMBER JAMIE GAUTHIER AND THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA ANNOUNCE SETTLEMENT WITH IBID

April 19, 2023

PHILADELPHIA ENERGY CAMPAIGN REACHES $380MM OF INVESTMENT IN CLEAN ENERGY AND NEARLY 3,300 LOCAL JOBS CREATED

April 17, 2023

WEEKLY REPORT: USING COUNCIL ALLOCATED FUNDS, CITY BEGINS INSTALLING “SAFE PLAY ZONE” CAMERAS NEAR REC CENTERS

April 13, 2023

COUNCILMEMBER ANTHONY PHILLIPS INTRODUCES LEGISLATION REVAMPING ENFORCEMENT OF NUISANCE BUSINESS LAW

April 13, 2023

MAYOR, CITY COUNCIL PRESIDENT ANNOUNCE INSTALLATION OF OVER 100 SECURITY CAMERAS TO CREATE “SAFE PLAY ZONES” NEAR 14 CITY REC CENTERS

April 13, 2023

MEMPHIS CITY COUNCIL PASSES DRIVING EQUALITY AS RESPONSE TO TYRE NICHOLS’ DEATH

April 13, 2023

COUNCILMEMBERS KENDRA BROOKS AND JAMIE GAUTHIER ANNOUNCE HEARINGS ON LANDLORD-TENANT OFFICE

April 5, 2023

WEEKLY REPORT: COURT REJECTS LAWSUIT OVER COUNCIL DRIVING EQUALITY LAW

March 30, 2023

CITY COUNCIL UNANIMOUSLY PASSES TWO BILLS FROM COUNCILMEMBER ANTHONY PHILLIPS

March 30, 2023

Statement from Councilmember Jamie Gauthier on Iron Stone’s Continued Attempts to Evade Community Input

March 28, 2023

COUNCILMEMBER BRIAN O’NEILL INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO PROHIBIT TRACTOR TRAILER PARKING IN RESIDENTIAL DRIVEWAYS

March 24, 2023

WEEKLY REPORT: MEMBERS UNANIMOUSLY OVERRIDE MAYORAL VETO; COUNCIL HONORS LOCAL WOMEN LAW ENFORCEMENT LEADERS

March 23, 2023

CITY COUNCIL VOTES TO OVERRIDE MAYORAL VETO OF CHARTER CHANGE LEGISLATION TO CREATE AN OFFICE OF THE CHIEF PUBLIC SAFETY DIRECTOR

March 23, 2023

COUNCILMEMBER KENYATTA JOHNSON’S STATEMENT REGARDING THE RELEASE OF SEPTA BUS REVOLUTION PLAN 2.0 PLAN

March 22, 2023

WEEKLY REPORT: FOLLOWING ASBESTOS CLOSURES, LEGISLATORS DEMAND A FACILITIES PLAN FROM THE SCHOOL DISTRICT

March 16, 2023

COUNCILMEMBERS KENYATTA JOHNSON AND BRIAN O’NEILL INTRODUCE LEGISLATION TO REINSTITUTE A ONE PERCENT DISCOUNT FOR EARLY PAYMENT OF REAL ESTATE TAXES

March 13, 2023

STATEMENT FROM COUNCILMEMBER JAMIE GAUTHIER ON SHOOTING NEAR HESTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN WEST PHILADELPHIA

March 9, 2023

COUNCILMEMBER O’NEILL ANNOUNCES PHILADELPHIA PARKS & RECREATION NOW HIRING SUMMER LIFEGUARDS, OFFERING $1,000 BONUSES

March 6, 2023

CITY COUNCIL SETS SCHEDULE FOR PUBLIC HEARINGS ON PROPOSED FY2024 CITY BUDGET

March 2, 2023

WEEKLY REPORT: COUNCIL PRESIDENT CLARKE WILL NOT SEEK RE-ELECTION; MEMBERS HONOR FALLEN TEMPLE OFFICER

February 24, 2023

COUNCILMEMBER KATHERINE GILMORE RICHARDSON RELEASES STATEMENT IN RESPONSE TO COUNCIL PRESIDENT CLARKE’S DECISION TO NOT SEEK REELECTION

February 23, 2023

COUNCIL PRESIDENT DARRELL L. CLARKE ANNOUNCES PLANS TO NOT SEEK RE-ELECTION TO CITY COUNCIL

February 23, 2023

WEEKLY REPORT: MEMBERS TO CONSIDER ‘MARSHALL PLAN’ FOR KENSINGTON; LEGISLATION PROPOSES CHIEF PUBLIC SAFETY DIRECTOR FOR PHILLY

February 16, 2023

COUNCILMEMBER KATHERINE GILMORE RICHARDSON’S RAINY DAY FUND LEGISLATION PASSES OUT OF CITY COUNCIL, HEADS TO VOTERS IN MAY 16 ELECTION

February 16, 2023

COUNCILMEMBER ANTHONY PHILLIPS INTRODUCES STUDENT PEDESTRIAN SAFETY BILL

February 16, 2023

CITY COUNCIL INTRODUCES CHARTER CHANGE LEGISLATION TO CREATE OFFICE OF CHIEF PUBLIC SAFETY DIRECTOR TO COORDINATE PUBLIC SAFETY EFFORTS

February 16, 2023

COUNCILMEMBERS OH AND BASS CO-INTRODUCE CHARTER CHANGE LEGISLATION TO ESTABLISH A MUSIC OFFICE IN THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA

February 13, 2023

WEEKLY REPORT: MEMBERS RESPOND TO STATE AND LOCAL EDUCATION NEWS; CITY SHOWS BIRDS PRIDE AHEAD OF SUPER BOWL

February 9, 2023

STATEMENT FROM COUNCILMEMBER JAMIE GAUTHIER ON PENNSYLVANIA SCHOOL FUNDING LAWSUIT VERDICT

February 8, 2023

COUNCILMEMBER KATHERINE GILMORE RICHARDSON RELEASES STATEMENT IN RESPONSE TO PENNSYLVANIA’S SCHOOL FUNDING SYSTEM BEING DECLARED UNCONSTITUTIONAL

February 8, 2023

WEEKLY REPORT: COUNCIL HEARS LONG DEBATE ON LAND USE; MEMBERS PLAN SERIES OF EDUCATION HEARINGS

February 2, 2023

3rd District Events

February 1, 2023

COUNCILMEMBER KATHERINE GILMORE RICHARDSON RELEASES STATEMENT IN RESPONSE TO PHILADELPHIA WATER DEPARTMENT PROPOSED RATE

January 30, 2023

COUNCILMEMBER O’NEILL ANNOUNCES FREE TAX PREPARATION SERVICES IN THE NORTHEAST

January 27, 2023

WEEKLY REPORT: COUNCILMEMBERS SHINE SPOTLIGHT ON ARRAY OF EDUCATION AND WAGE ISSUES ACROSS THE CITY

January 26, 2023

COUNCILMEMBER KATHERINE GILMORE RICHARDSON HONORS PHILADELPHIA HIGH SCHOOL FOR GIRLS AHEAD OF 175TH ANNIVERSARY

January 26, 2023

EDUCATION COMMITTEE CHAIR THOMAS AND COUNCIL PRESIDENT CLARKE’S STATEMENT IN RESPONSE TO SCHOOL DISTRICT LAWSUIT

January 23, 2023

COUNCILMEMBER BRIAN O’NEILL INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO INCREASE FINES FOR ILLEGAL TRACTOR TRAILER TRUCK PARKING

January 20, 2023

WEEKLY REPORT: COUNCIL OPENS SPRING 2023 SESSION WITH VARIETY OF NEW LEGISLATION

January 19, 2023

COUNCILMEMBER BRIAN O’NEILL ANNOUNCES VISION ZERO NEIGHBORHOOD SLOW ZONE TRAFFIC CALMING PROGRAM

January 17, 2023