WEEKLY REPORT: COUNCIL TO WEIGH COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE TAX ABATEMENT REFORM; AS COVID CASES CLIMB, MEMBERS MONITOR VACCINATION PLANS

November 20, 2020

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

October 29, 2020

CITY COUNCIL ANNOUNCES FORMATION OF SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON CHILD SEPARATIONS

October 15, 2020

WEEKLY REPORT: CITY OFFICIALS UNITE TO ANNOUNCE GUN LAWSUIT AGAINST COMMONWEALTH; COUNCIL COMMITTEE REVIEWS POLICE RESPONSE TO PROTESTS

October 8, 2020

AMID RISING GUN VIOLENCE, CITY OFFICIALS ANNOUNCE MAJOR LEGAL ACTION AGAINST COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA OVER PREEMPTION OF GUN SAFETY LAWS

October 7, 2020

CITY COUNCIL HONORS THE LIFE & LEGACY OF SUPREME COURT JUSTICE RUTH BADER GINSBURG

September 25, 2020

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

September 17, 2020

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

August 13, 2020

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

July 28, 2020

COUNCILMEMBERS GREEN, BASS INTRODUCE JOINT RESOLUTION TO EXAMINE RACIAL, ABLEIST DISPARITIES OF COVID-19

May 4, 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: COUNCIL, POLICE COMMISSIONER FOCUS ON GUN VIOLENCE VICTIMS; WAGE TAX RELIEF & CIVIL SERVICE PREFERENCE BILLS ADVANCE

February 21, 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

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED IN COUNCIL TO CHANGE THE REAL ESTATE TAX ABATEMENT

November 21, 2019

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

November 8, 2019

WEEKLY REPORT: COUNCIL APPROVES LANDMARK DOMESTIC WORKERS RIGHTS BILL, ADVANCES KEY PUBLIC SAFETY LEGISLATION

November 1, 2019

CITY COUNCIL COMMITTEE HOLDS HEARING ON BILL BANNING GUNS FROM CITY RECREATION CENTERS, PLAYGROUNDS

October 30, 2019

WEEKLY REPORT: MEMBERS INTRODUCE LEGISLATION TARGETING E-CIGARETTES, ONEPHILLY PAYROLL PROBLEMS

October 18, 2019

WEEKLY REPORT: SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON POVERTY GETS UNDERWAY, COUNCIL REACHES CONSENSUS ON DHS REVIEW

October 11, 2019

COUNCIL PRESIDENT’S OFFICE UNVEILS NEW PODCAST TO HIGHLIGHT COUNCIL’S WORK

October 8, 2019

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

September 27, 2019

COUNCIL PRESIDENT DARRELL CLARKE, COUNCILMEMBER CINDY BASS INTRODUCE BILL TO PROHIBIT GUNS FROM CITY RECREATION CENTERS AND PLAYGROUNDS

September 26, 2019

WEEKLY REPORT: CITY COUNCIL RETURNS FOR FALL SESSION

September 13, 2019

COUNCILWOMAN CINDY BASS’ STATEMENT ON OFFICER-INVOLVED SHOOTING IN NORTH PHILLY

August 14, 2019

CLARKE, BASS JOIN STATE LEGISLATORS TO ANNOUNCE JOINT EFFORT TO PROHIBIT FIREARMS AND OTHER DEADLY WEAPONS FROM CITY PARKS AND REC FACILITIES

July 24, 2019

COUNCILWOMAN BASS PROPOSES TAX AMNESTY PROGRAM

March 14, 2019

COUNCILWOMAN CINDY BASS LAUNCHES SECURITY CAMERA PROGRAM TO COMBAT DUMPING AND CRIME

February 14, 2019

COUNCILWOMAN CINDY BASS CALLS FOR HEARINGS ON RISE IN MATERNAL MORTALITY AMONG BLACK WOMEN IN PHILADELPHIA

January 24, 2019

COUNCILWOMAN CINDY BASS MOVES TO CREATE EMERGENCY FUND FOR FURLOUGHED FEDERAL WORKERS

January 17, 2019

COUNCILWOMAN CINDY BASS TO INTRODUCE PACKAGE OF RESOLUTIONS TO ADDRESS VETERANS’ ISSUES

November 12, 2018

COUNCILWOMAN CINDY BASS’ RCO PROTECTIONS BILL PASSED BY CITY COUNCIL, IMPROVES ZONING PROCESS

October 4, 2018

IN OP-ED, COUNCILWOMAN BASS CLARIFIES INTENT OF ZONING BILL ON DAY CARE CENTERS, OTHER BUSINESSES

September 26, 2018

COUNCILWOMAN CINDY BASS ‘DEEPLY DISTURBED’ BY SHOOTING NEAR CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL

September 24, 2018

COUNCILWOMAN CINDY BASS CALLS FOR END TO 10-YEAR TAX ABATEMENTS

September 13, 2018

COUNCILWOMAN CINDY BASS’ STATEMENT ON THE PHILADELPHIA ZOO INCIDENT

July 12, 2018

COUNCILWOMAN CINDY BASS KICKS OFF ANNUAL SUMMER EVENTS SERIES

July 2, 2018

‘I STAND WITH MUSLIMS AND IMMIGRANTS’: COUNCILWOMAN CINDY BASS ON SUPREME COURT TRAVEL BAN

June 27, 2018

IN OP-ED MEMBERS REASSERT COUNCIL COMMITMENT TO REBUILD DIVERSITY GOALS

June 25, 2018

‘IT’S TIME TO TALK ABOUT ENVIRONMENTAL RACISM,’ COUNCILWOMAN CINDY BASS SAYS IN OP-ED

June 21, 2018

COUNCIL PASSES STRATEGIC BUDGET REDUCTIONS TO FUND SCHOOL DISTRICT

June 21, 2018

COUNCILWOMAN CINDY BASS’ BILL TO IMPROVE ZONING PRACTICES, RCO PROTECTIONS PASSES OUT OF COMMITTEE

June 12, 2018

COUNCILWOMAN CINDY BASS INTRODUCES PROPOSAL TO FUND SCHOOL DISTRICT, AVOID TAX INCREASE

June 1, 2018

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

May 29, 2018

COUNCILWOMAN CINDY BASS EXAMINES TRAFFIC SAFETY AROUND SCHOOLS, CHILDCARE FACILITIES

May 14, 2018

COUNCILWOMAN CINDY BASS INTRODUCES BILL TO BAN CONTRACTORS CAUGHT DUMPING

May 10, 2018

CITY, STATE LEADERS ANNOUNCE NEW TAX FORECLOSURE PREVENTION PROGRAM

May 7, 2018

COUNCILWOMAN CINDY BASS CALLS ON PARKING AUTHORITY TO EXTEND PARKING AMNESTY DEADLINE

April 30, 2018

COUNCILWOMAN CINDY BASS ASKS COMCAST SPECTACOR TO CONSIDER RENAMING WELLS FARGO CENTER

April 26, 2018

COUNCILWOMAN CINDY BASS ‘VERY CONCERNED’ ABOUT PROPERTY ASSESSMENTS

April 23, 2018

COUNCILWOMAN CINDY BASS: ‘I STAND WITH THE COMMUNITY, APPEAL SEPTA PERMIT’

April 18, 2018

COUNCILWOMAN CINDY BASS’ ACTION TEAM TAKES ON ILLEGAL TRASH DUMPING, OTHER NUISANCE ISSUES

April 17, 2018

COUNCILWOMAN BASS INTRODUCES ZONING AND DEVELOPMENT BILL, REFORM PACKAGE, TO PROTECT AND INFORM RESIDENTS

April 5, 2018

COUNCILWOMAN CINDY BASS INTRODUCES TWO RESOLUTIONS TO INVESTIGATE POTENTIAL CUSTOMER BENEFIT FROM CORPORATE TAX CUTS

March 22, 2018

COUNCILWOMAN CINDY BASS APPLAUDS POLICE-ASSISTED DIVERSION (PAD) TO ADDRESS SUBSTANCE ABUSE, URGES ADMINISTRATION TO APPLY PAD EQUITABLY

March 19, 2018

COUNCILWOMAN CINDY BASS STATEMENT ON THE HAMILL MILL CORPORATION BEFORE THE PHILADELPHIA REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

March 15, 2018

COUNCILWOMAN CINDY BASS INTRODUCES RESOLUTION TO INVESTIGATE FOSTER AGENCIES THAT DISCRIMINATE AGAINST LGBTQ PEOPLE

March 15, 2018

COUNCILWOMAN CINDY BASS’ STATEMENT ON MAYOR JIM KENNEY’S PROPOSED FY2019 BUDGET

March 2, 2018

COUNCILWOMAN CINDY BASS APPLAUDS DISTRICT ATTORNEY KRASNER FOR ENDING CASH BAIL

February 23, 2018

COUNCILWOMAN CINDY BASS CALLS FOR GUN CONTROL LEGISLATION AFTER FLORIDA HIGH SCHOOL TRAGEDY

February 15, 2018

COUNCILWOMAN CINDY BASS PROPOSES FIVE-POINT PLAN TO ADDRESS SUBSTANCE ABUSE IN PHILADELPHIA

February 14, 2018

COUNCIL COMMITTEE ON LAW AND GOVERNMENT HOLDS HEARING ON COUNCILWOMAN REYNOLDS BROWN’S SEXUAL HARASSMENT TRAINING LEGISLATION

February 13, 2018

COUNCILWOMAN CINDY BASS REACTS TO TRUMP’S STATE OF THE UNION: ‘READING IS FUNDAMENTAL, NOT PRESIDENTIAL’

January 30, 2018

COUNCILWOMAN CINDY BASS ON SAFE INJECTION SITE ANNOUNCEMENT: ‘THERE ARE A LOT OF UNANSWERED QUESTIONS’

January 25, 2018

COUNCILWOMAN CINDY BASS PRAISES COURT DECISION TO ALLOW PHILADELPHIA SUIT AGAINST WELLS FARGO TO PROCEED

January 17, 2018

COUNCILWOMAN CINDY BASS CALLS FOR PRESIDENT TRUMP’S REMOVAL FROM OFFICE AT PRESS CONFERENCE

January 16, 2018

COUNCILWOMAN CINDY BASS ON THE OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING DEATH OF DENNIS PLOWDEN JR.

January 16, 2018

COUNCILWOMAN CINDY BASS WILL INTRODUCE RESOLUTION CALLING FOR INVESTIGATION OF TRANSIT OPERATORS’ MAINTENANCE RESPONSIBILITIES

January 16, 2018

COUNCILWOMAN CINDY BASS MOURNS THE PASSING OF LT. MATTHEW LETOURNEAU

January 12, 2018

COUNCILWOMAN CINDY BASS APPLAUDS THE PASSAGE OF HER RESTAURANT LICENSING BILL

December 15, 2017

WOMEN OF CITY COUNCIL INTRODUCE LEGISLATION TO MANDATE SEXUAL HARASSMENT TRAINING FOR ALL CITY EMPLOYEES

December 15, 2017

COUNCILWOMAN CINDY BASS APPLAUDS DECISION TO PASS ‘STOP-N-GO BILL’ NO. 170963 OUT OF COMMITTEE

December 4, 2017

CITY COUNCILMEMBER GYM AND COLLEAGUES ANNOUNCE CITY EFFORTS TO INCREASE ACA ENROLLMENT

December 1, 2017

WOMEN OF CITY COUNCIL ISSUE STATEMENT CONDEMNING SEXUAL MISCONDUCT AMID SEXUAL HARASSMENT ALLEGATIONS

November 21, 2017

COUNCILWOMAN CINDY BASS INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO CRACK DOWN ON STOP-N-GO’S AND NUISANCE ESTABLISHMENTS

November 2, 2017

COUNCILWOMAN CINDY BASS TO HOLD HEARINGS ON THE DISSOLUTION OF THE SCHOOL REFORM COMMISSION

November 1, 2017

COUNCILWOMAN CINDY BASS TO HOLD HEARINGS ON DHS COMMUNITY UMBRELLA AGENCIES SCORECARD

October 26, 2017

COUNCILWOMAN CINDY BASS INTRODUCES RESOLUTION OPPOSING TRUMP ADMINISTRATION ROLLBACK OF ACA BIRTH CONTROL MANDATE

October 12, 2017

COUNCIL APPROVES FORECLOSURE DIVERSION BILL TO PREVENT HOMELESSNESS & STABILIZE NEIGHBORHOODS

October 5, 2017

COUNCILWOMAN CINDY BASS INTRODUCES LEGISLATION REQUIRING LIBRARIES, RECREATION CENTERS TO POST HOURS AND ACTIVITIES

September 14, 2017

IN REVIEW: COUNCIL MEMBERS HONOR THE ACHIEVEMENTS OF PHILLY YOUTH

July 19, 2017

COUNCILWOMAN BASS’ STATEMENT ON LONNIE YOUNG REC CENTER INCIDENT

July 17, 2017

CITY HONORS NORTH PHILLY’S KEVIN HART WITH STREET PARTY, MURAL DEDICATION

July 5, 2017

STATEMENT FROM COUNCILWOMAN CINDY BASS ON CHARTER BUS CRASH

May 15, 2017

COUNCILWOMAN BASS PRAISES COUNCIL COMMITTEE ACTION TO REMOVE WELLS FARGO AS CITY DEPOSITORY

May 2, 2017

COUNCILWOMAN BASS APPLAUDS CITY’S DECISION TO REMOVE WELLS FARGO AS PAYROLL DEPOSITORY

April 7, 2017

COUNCILWOMAN BASS ANNOUNCES 8TH DISTRICT REBUILD COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT COMMITTEE

March 29, 2017

MAYOR, COUNCILWOMAN BASS TOUR HAPPY HOLLOW RECREATION CENTER; HIGHLIGHT STATE OF PPR FACILITIES

March 20, 2017

COUNCILWOMAN BASS STATEMENT ON SEPTA’S NICETOWN NATURAL GAS PLANT

March 9, 2017

COUNCILWOMAN CINDY BASS CALLS FOR HEARINGS ON THE IMPACT OF THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT REPEAL ON PHILADELPHIA

January 26, 2017

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

January 19, 2017

COUNCILWOMAN CINDY BASS ANNOUNCES DISTRICT 8 TRASH TASK FORCE

December 20, 2016

COUNCILWOMAN CINDY BASS’ STATEMENT ON CONTRACT DEAL BETWEEN PASNAP AND TENET

December 12, 2016

CITY COUNCIL PASSES BILL TO ENSURE FAMILY-FRIENDLY ACCOMMODATION IN CITY FACILITIES

December 1, 2016

CITY COUNCIL COMMITTEE APPROVES BILLS TO PROTECT PHILADELPHIANS FROM LEAD EXPOSURE

November 16, 2016

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

November 3, 2016