WEEKLY REPORT: MAYOR DELIVERS $5.2 BILLION FY2022 BUDGET PROPOSAL, COUNCIL OUTLINES VIOLENCE PREVENTION AGENDA

April 15, 2021

CITY COUNCIL, COMMUNITY ADVOCATES OUTLINE MULTI-FACETED AGENDA ON VIOLENCE PREVENTION AND ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY 

April 13, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER DOMB INTRODUCES TAX REFORM PACKAGE TO GROW CITY’S FUTURE, CREATE FAMILY-SUSTAINING JOBS

April 8, 2021

CITY OFFICIALS, COMMUNITY HEALTH PARTNERS CALL ON MAYOR TO PUT MASS VACCINATION PLAN IN PLACE NOW

February 10, 2021

CITY COUNCILMEMBER TESTS POSITIVE FOR COVID-19 VIRUS

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

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

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

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

September 17, 2020

CITY COUNCIL TO HOLD TWO HEARINGS TODAY ON DISPARATE IMPACTS OF COVID-19 AND THE CITY’S FISCAL POSITION

July 28, 2020

KENSINGTON COMMUNITY CALLS FOR IMMEDIATE ACTION

July 10, 2020

PHILADELPHIA BECOMES FIRST CITY IN U.S. TO PROHIBIT RETALIATION AGAINST WORKERS SEEKING TO ENFORCE COVID-19 PUBLIC HEALTH PROTECTIONS

June 25, 2020

COUNCIL LEADERSHIP ISSUES STATEMENT IN SUPPORT OF RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT LEGISLATION

June 24, 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

CITY COUNCIL LEADERSHIP ANNOUNCE ‘NEW NORMAL BUDGET ACT’ TO ADDRESS HOUSING, POVERTY, HEALTH CARE, JOB INEQUITIES REVEALED BY COVID-19 PANDEMIC AND CIVIL UNREST IN AMERICA

June 5, 2020

STATEMENT FROM COUNCILMEMBER MARK SQUILLA ON THE ONGOING PROTESTS IN PHILADELPHIA AGAINST POLICE BRUTALITY

June 4, 2020

COUNCILMEMBERS GREEN, SQUILLA INTRODUCE JOINT RESOLUTION TO FACILITATE PHILADELPHIA’S ECONOMIC RECOVERY FROM COVID-19

May 22, 2020

COUNCILMEMBER GYM INTRODUCES ESSENTIAL WORKER PROTECTION BILL, ADVANCES KEY ANTI-RETALIATION PROTECTIONS AMIDST COVID-19 OUTBREAK

May 21, 2020

CITY COUNCILMEMBERS GAUTHIER, BROOKS, GYM, DOMB, THOMAS, GILMORE RICHARDSON, SQUILLA, JONES, QUIÑONES-SÁNCHEZ, JOHNSON, BASS AND PARKER ISSUE APOLOGY ON 35TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE MOVE BOMBING

May 13, 2020

CITY COUNCIL LEADERSHIP TO HOST VIRTUAL ROUNDTABLE ON THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 AND THE CITY BUDGET ON THURSDAY APRIL 30

April 29, 2020

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

April 14, 2020

MEMBERS OF CiTY COUNCIL CONDEMN RACIST AND XENOPHOBIC RHETORIC AGAINST ASIAN AND ASIAN AMERICAN COMMUNITIES AMID THE RISE OF COVID-19

April 7, 2020

WEEKLY REPORT: PROPOSED SOUTH PHILADELPHIA SAFE INJECTION SITE BRINGS HEATED DEBATE TO COUNCIL; WAGE TAX RELIEF BILL HEADS TO THE MAYOR’S DESK

February 28, 2020

WEEKLY REPORT: ONE MONTH INTO THE NEW TERM, COUNCILMEMBERS DIVE DEEPER INTO PUBLIC SAFETY, HOUSING, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

February 7, 2020

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

January 22, 2020

WEEKLY REPORT: HISTORIC REFORMS ON TAX ABATEMENTS, PLASTIC BAG BAN PASSES, AND A FAREWELL TO FOUR COUNCILMEMBERS

December 13, 2019

CITY COUNCIL APPROVES “BRING YOUR OWN BAG” BILL TO REDUCE PLASTIC USE

December 13, 2019

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

November 8, 2019

WEEKLY REPORT: COUNCIL ADVANCES PLASTIC BAG BAN AND AMENDED BED BUG BILL; CELEBRATES EARLY SUCCESS OF HOME-OWNERSHIP PROGRAM

October 25, 2019

CITY OFFICIALS CELEBRATE 500TH HOME PURCHASED THROUGH THE “PHILLY FIRST HOME” FIRST-TIME HOME BUYERS PROGRAM

October 21, 2019

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

October 7, 2019

WEEKLY REPORT: CITY COUNCIL RETURNS FOR FALL SESSION

September 13, 2019

CITY OF PHILADELPHIA ANNOUNCES UP TO $10,000 FOR FIRST-TIME HOMEBUYERS

May 9, 2019

CITY OFFICIALS REOPEN SOLARIZE PHILLY, URGE HOMEOWNERS TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF FEDERAL SOLAR TAX CREDIT

April 23, 2019

CITY MARKS TRANSFER OF $19M TO HOUSING TRUST FUND FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING

March 1, 2019

CLARKE, SQUILLA, JOHNSON & SÁNCHEZ PROPOSE PROPERTY TAX RELIEF EXPANSION TO HELP HOMEOWNERS EXPERIENCING ASSESSMENT INCREASES

December 13, 2018

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

November 1, 2018

CLARKE, SÁNCHEZ, SQUILLA STATEMENT ON 5-YEAR $70M INCREASE FOR HOUSING TRUST FUND

September 13, 2018

CONSTRUCTION TAX TO ADDRESS AFFORDABLE HOUSING CRISIS AWAITS MAYOR KENNEY’S SIGNATURE

August 29, 2018

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

May 29, 2018

COUNCIL PRESIDENT CLARKE PROPOSES REGULATORY REFORMS TO REDUCE HOUSING CONSTRUCTION COSTS

May 24, 2018

FROM NBC10: PHILLY PUSHES TO MAKE HOMEOWNERSHIP MORE AFFORDABLE

May 21, 2018

CITY COUNCIL ISSUES RFP FOR INDEPENDENT AUDIT OF PROPERTY ASSESSMENTS

April 19, 2018

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

April 13, 2018

BUILDERS, COMMUNITY ADVOCATES APPLAUD CITY COUNCIL PLAN TO INCREASE HOUSING AFFORDABILITY IN PHILLY

April 11, 2018

LOCAL SHOPPING IDEAS FOR LAST-MINUTE HOLIDAY SHOPPERS

December 19, 2017

IN REVIEW: COUNCIL MEMBERS HONOR PHILADELPHIA VETERANS

November 15, 2017

IN REVIEW: COUNCIL CELEBRATES PHILADELPHIA’S DIVERSITY

July 26, 2017

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

June 23, 2017

COUNCIL MEMBERS HELP BRIGHTEN THE HOLIDAYS FOR PHILADELPHIA YOUTH

December 27, 2016

COUNCILMAN SQUILLA CALLS FOR CITY BAN ON ANTI-LGBTQ ‘CONVERSION THERAPY’ PRACTICES

December 8, 2016

SECOND ANNUAL PHILADELPHIA VETERANS DAY PARADE – PHOTOS AND COVERAGE

November 14, 2016

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

August 26, 2016

PHILADELPHIA CITY COUNCIL IN REVIEW – FEBRUARY 2016

July 21, 2016

COUNCIL PRESIDENT CLARKE, COUNCILMAN SQUILLA AND MAYOR KENNEY BREAK GROUND ON LOVE PARK RENOVATION

February 10, 2016

COUNCILMAN OH STRESSES INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT, LOCAL MANUFACTURING JOBS AT SOUTH PHILLY HYUNDAI ROTEM FACILITY

January 20, 2016

CITY OF PHILADELPHIA 2016 INAUGURATION

January 8, 2016

COUNCILMAN SQUILLA INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO EXPAND GENDER-NEUTRAL PUBLIC RESTROOMS

September 10, 2015

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

April 9, 2015

Report on State of Asian Americans in Philadelphia

February 5, 2014