WEEKLY REPORT: COUNCIL COMMITTEE GIVES PRELIMINARY APPROVAL TO FY2023 BUDGET; COUNCIL WELCOMES NEWLY ELECTED MEMBER

June 16, 2022

COUNCIL COMMITTEE GIVES FIRST APPROVAL TO FY2023 BUDGET, TAKES STEPS TO MITIGATE PROPERTY REASSESSMENTS; INVESTS IN PUBLIC SAFETY, NEIGHBORHOODS AND SCHOOLS

June 15, 2022

CITY OFFICIALS, SCHOOL DISTRICT ANNOUNCE FUNDING TO INSTALL AT LEAST 100 SECURITY CAMERAS NEAR SCHOOLS IMPACTED BY GUN VIOLENCE

June 13, 2022

WEEKLY REPORT: MEMBERS PLEDGE TO MITIGATE IMPACT OF INCREASED PROPERTY TAX ASSESSMENTS ON PHILLY HOMEOWNERS

May 6, 2022

WEEKLY REPORT: COUNCILMEMBERS PUT AFFORDABLE HOUSING FRONT AND CENTER WITH “TURN THE KEY” PROGRAM ANNOUNCEMENT

April 28, 2022

COUNCIL PRESIDENT CLARKE, CITY OFFICIALS UNVEIL “TURN THE KEY” PROGRAM TO BUILD 1,000 AFFORDABLE HOMES THROUGH COUNCIL’S NEIGHBORHOOD PRESERVATION INITIATIVE

April 28, 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

CITY ANNOUNCES NOMINEES SELECTED FOR THE CITIZENS POLICE OVERSIGHT COMMISSION

January 31, 2022

WEEKLY REPORT: COUNCILMEMBER GREEN INTRODUCES “CIVICS AGENDA” LEGISLATION; COUNCILMEMBER JONES ANNOUNCES 100 SHOOTING REVIEW FINDINGS

January 27, 2022

COUNCILMEMBER CURTIS JONES, JR. RELEASES A REPORT ON THE FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE 100 SHOOTING REVIEW COMMITTEE

January 27, 2022

WEEKLY REPORT: COUNCIL OPENS 2022 WITH REDISTRICTING LEGISLATION; HENON RESIGNS FOLLOWING 2021 CONVICTION

January 20, 2022

CITY COUNCIL INTRODUCES LEGISLATION ALLOWING FOR PROPERTY OWNERS TO CLAIM BUSINESS TAX CREDIT AFTER INSTALLING FIRE ESCAPE LADDERS

January 20, 2022

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

October 28, 2021

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

October 21, 2021

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

October 7, 2021

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

September 24, 2021

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

September 8, 2021

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

August 5, 2021

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

July 28, 2021

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

June 24, 2021

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

June 17, 2021

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

May 28, 2021

WEEKLY REPORT: COUNCIL ADVANCES LEGISLATION TO CREATE NEW CITIZENS POLICE OVERSIGHT COMMISSION

May 20, 2021

WEEKLY REPORT: COUNCILMEMBERS REACT TO CHAUVIN MURDER CONVICTION IN GEORGE FLOYD CASE, LOOK TOWARD REFORMS IN POLICING

April 22, 2021

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

WEEKLY REPORT: COUNCIL TO HOLD HEARINGS TO EXAMINE THE IMPACT OF THE AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN FOR PHILADELPHIA

March 25, 2021

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

February 5, 2021

CITY COUNCILMEMBER CURTIS JONES, JR. INTRODUCES LEGISLATION ANNOUNCING THE CREATION OF THE CITIZENS POLICE OVERSIGHT COMMISSION REPLACING THE POLICE ADVISORY BOARD

February 4, 2021

MORE THAN 200 GUNS TAKEN OFF THE STREET IN SUCCESSFUL GUN BUYBACK SUPPORTED BY CITY COUNCIL

January 25, 2021

WEEKLY REPORT: COUNCIL CLOSES 2020 WITH FINAL VOTES ON TAX REFORMS, WORKER PROTECTION BILLS

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

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

November 20, 2020

WEEKLY REPORT: COUNCIL APPROVES CREATION, FIRST GRANT FOR POVERTY ACTION PLAN FUND; CITY ANNOUNCES MORE COVID RELIEF

November 12, 2020

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

October 29, 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

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

October 8, 2020

PHILADELPHIANS HARMED BY POLICE USE OF FORCE TESTIFY ABOUT EXPERIENCES IN WEST PHILADELPHIA AND ON I-676 DURING GEORGE FLOYD DEMONSTRATIONS

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

WEEKLY REPORT: COUNCIL, KENNEY ADMINISTRATION RENEW INVESTMENT IN “SAME DAY WORK AND PAY” PROGRAM; COUNCIL CALLS FOR URGENCY ON GUN VIOLENCE

October 2, 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

WEEKLY REPORT: POLICE REFORM REMAINS AT THE TOP OF COUNCIL’S AGENDA

September 18, 2020

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

September 17, 2020

WEEKLY REPORT: POLICE REFORM, POVERTY, GUN VIOLENCE AND PANDEMIC PROTECTIONS ON THE AGENDA IN COUNCIL’S FIRST FALL SESSION

September 11, 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

CITY COUNCIL HOLDING HEARINGS IN JULY TO ADDRESS VOTING BY MAIL, DISPARATE IMPACTS OF COVID-19, AND CITY’S FISCAL POSITION

July 21, 2020

CITY COUNCIL VOTES TO APPROVE FY2021 BUDGET THAT REDUCES POLICE SPENDING, SUPPORTS POLICE REFORMS, INVESTS IN AFFORDABLE HOUSING, ANTI-POVERTY PROGRAMS AND OTHER MEASURES TO ADDRESS DISPARITIES IN PHILADELPHIA

June 25, 2020

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

June 25, 2020

COUNCILMEMBERS GYM AND JONES, JR. CALL FOR HEARING ON CITY’S PROTEST RESPONSE

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

COUNCIL COMMITTEE ADVANCES FIVE BILLS IN EMERGENCY HOUSING PROTECTION ACT

June 5, 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

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

COUNCILMEMBERS GYM, BROOKS AND GAUTHIER INTRODUCE EMERGENCY HOUSING PROTECTION PACKAGE

April 30, 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

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

February 21, 2020

COUNCIL CALLS FOR MORE VIDEO SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS TO PROTECT CHILDREN AND SCHOOL PERSONNEL, FOLLOWING QUADRUPLE SHOOTING NEAR SCHOOL

February 20, 2020

WEEKLY REPORT: COUNCIL REACHES OUT TO COMMUNITY ADVOCATES AND VICTIMS ON GUN VIOLENCE; MEMBERS HONOR CHINATOWN LEGEND

February 14, 2020

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

February 7, 2020

WEEKLY REPORT: GUN VIOLENCE STRATEGIES AND ETHICS REFORMS TAKE CENTER STAGE; COUNCIL HONORS A SPORTS LEGEND

January 31, 2020

WEEKLY REPORT: COUNCILMEMBERS START NEW TERM WITH STACK OF NEW LEGISLATION AND DEEP CONCERNS ABOUT RISING GUN VIOLENCE

January 24, 2020

32 HOMICIDES IN 22 DAYS: AMID ESCALATING GUN VIOLENCE, COUNCIL PRESIDENT CLARKE CALLS FOR NEW LEGAL ACTION AGAINST COMMONWEALTH FOR STRONGER GUN LAWS

January 23, 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

WEEKLY REPORT: COMMUNITY LEADERS URGE HOME GUN CHECKS; COUNCIL, MAYOR REACH COMPROMISE ON TAX ABATEMENT BILL

December 6, 2019

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

December 5, 2019

WEEKLY REPORT: COUNCIL APPROVES BILL PROVIDING LAWYERS FOR LOW INCOME RENTERS, “RED FLAG” GUN SAFETY LEGISLATION

November 15, 2019

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

November 8, 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

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

WEEKLY REPORT: CITY COUNCIL RETURNS FOR FALL SESSION

September 13, 2019

COUNCIL PRESIDENT DARRELL CLARKE STATEMENT ON WALMART DECISION TO END SALES OF HANDGUN AMMUNITION

September 3, 2019

COUNCILMEMBER GYM: NO SECRET SETTLEMENTS WITH TAXPAYER MONEY

June 21, 2019

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

April 13, 2018

COUNCILMAN DEREK GREEN REMINDS PHILADELPHIA HOMEOWNERS TO APPLY FOR THE HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION

April 13, 2018

COUNCIL APPROVES COUNCILMAN JONES’ BILL PREVENTING MINORS FROM OWNING AND SELLING STUN GUNS

October 26, 2017

COUNCILMAN CURTIS JONES, JR. INTRODUCES ORDINANCE AMENDING “UNFAIR RENTAL PRACTICES”

October 5, 2017

CLARKE, JONES TO STRENGTHEN POLICE ADVISORY COMMISSION

September 14, 2017

COUNCILMAN JOHNSON, MANAGING DIRECTOR DIBERARDINIS, FORMER ATF SPECIAL AGENT O’CONNOR TO LEAD SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON GUN VIOLENCE PREVENTION

July 26, 2017

IN REVIEW: COUNCIL CELEBRATES PHILADELPHIA’S DIVERSITY

July 26, 2017

IN REVIEW: COUNCIL MEMBERS HONOR THE ACHIEVEMENTS OF PHILLY YOUTH

July 19, 2017

SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM RECEIVES UPDATE ON MACARTHUR GRANT

June 12, 2017

SPECIAL COMMITTEE OF CITY COUNCIL TO EXAMINE & COORDINATE GUN VIOLENCE PREVENTION STRATEGIES

June 8, 2017

CITY COUNCIL & SCHOOL DISTRICT OF PHILADELPHIA PARTNER TO USE ENERGY SAVINGS TO ADDRESS CAPITAL NEEDS

March 20, 2017

COUNCILMAN HENON INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO MODERNIZE PROCUREMENT PRACTICES

November 4, 2016

COUNCILMAN CURTIS JONES, JR APPOINTED AS COMMISSIONER TO THE PA HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION

October 26, 2016

GUN SAFETY ADVOCATES URGE PHILADELPHIANS TO COMPLY WITH SAFE STORAGE LAW, ANNOUNCE GUN LOCKS GIVEAWAY

August 1, 2016

PHILADELPHIA CITY COUNCIL IN REVIEW – FEBRUARY 2016

July 21, 2016

PHILADELPHIA CITY COUNCIL IN REVIEW – MARCH 2016

July 21, 2016

COMMUNITY & LAW ENFORCEMENT LEADERS NAMED TO SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORMS

February 4, 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