WEEKLY REPORT – COUNCIL HAS REACHED AN AGREEMENT ON THE FISCAL YEAR 2025 OPERATING AND CAPITAL BUDGETS

June 10, 2024

WEEKLY REPORT – COUNCIL CONTINUES NEGOTIATIONS TOWARDS A FISCAL YEAR 2025 BUDGET AGREEMENT

June 3, 2024

WEEKLY REPORT – LEGISLATION, A CELEBRATION OF AMERICA’S 250TH BIRTHDAY AND A WEDDING WERE ALL PART OF CITY COUNCIL ACTIVITY THIS WEEK

May 24, 2024

WEEKLY REPORT – PHILADELPHIA CITY COUNCIL APPROVES BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS DURING THE MAY 16 MEETING

May 20, 2024

WEEKLY REPORT – PHILADELPHIA CITY COUNCIL APPROVES BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS DURING THE MAY 9 MEETING

May 13, 2024

WEEKLY REPORT – PHILADELPHIA CITY COUNCIL APPROVES BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS DURING THE MAY 2 MEETING

May 8, 2024

WEEKLY REPORT – COUNCIL APPROVES MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION AT THE APRIL 25 MEETING

April 26, 2024

WEEKLY REPORT – PHILADELPHIA CITY COUNCIL APPROVED BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS AT THE APRIL 18 MEETING

April 19, 2024

WEEKLY REPORT – PHILADELPHIA CITY COUNCIL APPROVED BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS AT THE APRIL 12 MEETING

April 15, 2024

WEEKLY REPORT – PHILADELPHIA CITY COUNCIL APPROVED BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS AT THE APRIL 4 MEETING

April 8, 2024

COUNCIL ANNOUNCES DATES AND LOCATIONS FOR NEIGHBORHOOD TOWN HALLS ON THE PROPOSED FISCAL YEAR 2025 BUDGET

April 3, 2024

WEEKLY REPORT – COUNCIL APPROVED A VARIETY OF BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS DURING THE MARCH 21 CITY COUNCIL SESSION

March 22, 2024

WEEKLY REPORT – PHILADELPHIA MAYOR CHERELLE PARKER GIVES HISTORIC BUDGET ADDRESS TO PHILADELPHIA CITY COUNCIL THIS WEEK

March 15, 2024

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

February 16, 2024

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

February 9, 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

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

September 25, 2023

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

June 13, 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: COUNCIL OPENS SPRING 2023 SESSION WITH VARIETY OF NEW LEGISLATION

January 19, 2023

COUNCIL PRESIDENT CLARKE HAS LEGISLATION INTRODUCED AUTHORIZING TAX EXEMPTIONS FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING ALONG NORTH BROAD STREET

December 16, 2022

WEEKLY REPORT: COUNCIL CLOSES THE YEAR WITH STRONG PUSH FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING, REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS

December 15, 2022

WEEKLY REPORT: PROPOSED LEGISLATION REOPENS CONVERSATION ON CITY WORKER RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT

November 18, 2022

WEEKLY REPORT: COUNCIL TO CONSIDER INNOVATIVE BILL TO PROTECT INTERESTS OF STUDENT ATHLETES

November 3, 2022

WEEKLY REPORT: CITING PAINFUL LESSONS FROM CITY HISTORY, MEMBERS RAISE ALARM OVER CONDITIONS AT JUVENILE JUSTICE CENTER

October 20, 2022

CITY COUNCIL ANNOUNCES CITYWIDE ALLEY TREE REMOVAL PROGRAM FUNDED BY THE NEIGHBORHOOD PRESERVATION INITIATIVE

October 14, 2022

WEEKLY REPORT: WITH MAIL BALLOTS SENT, PHILADELPHIA READIES FOR 2022 GENERAL ELECTION

October 13, 2022

WEEKLY REPORT: ROXBOROUGH SCHOOL SHOOTING PROMPTS DEMANDS, QUESTIONS ABOUT CITY GUN VIOLENCE RESPONSE

September 29, 2022

CITY COUNCIL ANNOUNCES NEW LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE CHAIR ASSIGNMENTS

September 22, 2022

District 8 Events

September 20, 2022

WEEKLY REPORT: CITY COUNCIL RETURNS TO FALL SESSION, COUNCIL PRESIDENT ISSUES WRITS FOR TWO MORE SPECIAL ELECTIONS

September 15, 2022

CITY COUNCIL, PARTNERS ANNOUNCE $7.6 MILLION INVESTMENT TO HELP HOMEOWNERS CLEAR THEIR TANGLED TITLES 

September 7, 2022

WEEKLY REPORT: COUNCIL APPROVES FY2023 BUDGET, MEMBERS HINT AT FALL LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES

June 24, 2022

WEEKLY REPORT: COUNCILMEMBERS ECHO RESIDENTS’ FRUSTRATIONS ON CRIME, PROMISE ADDITIONAL VIOLENCE PREVENTION EFFORTS

March 24, 2022

WEEKLY REPORT: COUNCILMEMBERS PUT QUALITY-OF-LIFE, PUBLIC SAFETY ISSUES FRONT AND CENTER

March 21, 2022

Councilmember Gym Announces Legislation to Give Back More than $1 Million Annually to Youth in Foster Care

March 17, 2022

WEEKLY REPORT: COUNCIL TO CONSIDER BILLS TO ADDRESS LEAD CONTAMINATION IN SCHOOLS, QUANTIFY UNCLAIMED PROPERTY

March 10, 2022

COUNCILMEMBER GYM ANNOUNCES PLAN TO REMOVE LEAD FROM SCHOOL DRINKING WATER BY 2025

March 10, 2022

WEEKLY REPORT: MEMBERS DEBATE RENEWAL OF PAID SICK LEAVE; APPROVE CHARTER AMENDMENTS FOR VOTER CONSIDERATION

February 24, 2022

COUNCIL APPROVES ORDINANCE REQUIRING DEVELOPERS TO HAVE RAT ABATEMENT PLANS

February 24, 2022

WEEKLY REPORT: MEMBERS PLAN HEARINGS TO EXAMINE PPA REPAYMENT DEMAND, POLICE STAFFING

February 17, 2022

COUNCIL COMMITTEE PUSHES EMERGENCY PAID SICK LEAVE FORWARD FOR THE THIRD TIME

February 14, 2022

WEEKLY REPORT: COUNCIL’S BUSY DECEMBER AGENDA INCLUDES ADDITIONAL ARTS FUNDING, LEGISLATION ON TANGLED TITLES, STREETERIES

December 2, 2021

PHILADELPHIA CITY COUNCIL TO INVEST OVER $3 MILLION IN LOCAL ARTS COMMUNITY

November 30, 2021

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

November 4, 2021

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

November 4, 2021

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

October 21, 2021

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

September 30, 2021

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

September 30, 2021

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

September 23, 2021

WEEKLY REPORT: HOUSING TRUST FUND APPROPRIATIONS, COVID-19 VACCINATION INCENTIVES, CURFEW CHANGES TOP LIST OF PROPOSED COUNCIL LEGISLATION

May 28, 2021

CITY COUNCIL INTRODUCES TWO BILLS OFFERING INCENTIVES TO GET PHILADELPHIA RESIDENTS VACCINATED AGAINST COVID-19

May 27, 2021

WEEKLY REPORT: AS VACCINE SUPPLY INCREASES, MEMBERS DEBATE KENNEY ADMINISTRATION’S DISTRIBUTION PLAN

March 4, 2021

WEEKLY REPORT: MEMBERS URGE MORE ACTION TO REDUCE GUN VIOLENCE FOLLOWING BROAD AND OLNEY SHOOTING; DEBATE OVER VACCINE DISTRIBUTION CONTINUES

February 18, 2021

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

February 10, 2021

WEEKLY REPORT: COUNCILMEMBERS PROPOSE LEGISLATION TO CREATE POLICE OVERSIGHT COMMISSION, REFORM COVID VACCINE CONTRACTS

February 5, 2021

CITY COUNCIL PROPOSES COVID-19 VACCINATION CONTRACT REFORMS

February 1, 2021

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

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