COUNCILMEMBER BROOKS RELEASES STATEMENT ON PLAN TO VOTE AGAINST REPUBLICAN APPOINTEE TO CITY COMMISSIONER’S OFFICE

January 26, 2022

COUNCILMEMBER DOMB CALLS FOR INCREASED EFFORTS TO HELP PHILADELPHIANS COLLECT MORE THAN $600 MILLION AVAILABLE IN TAX REFUNDS

January 25, 2022

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

January 20, 2022

COUNCILMEMBER KENYATTA JOHNSON CALLS ON THE U.S. SENATE TO PASS THE JOHN LEWIS VOTING RIGHTS ADVANCEMENT ACT AND THE FREEDOM TO VOTE ACT

January 20, 2022

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

January 20, 2022

CITY COUNCIL LEGISLATION INTRODUCED TO REVISE BOUNDARIES OF COUNCIL DISTRICTS

January 20, 2022

COUNCILMEMBER GILMORE RICHARDSON RELEASES 2022 APPRENTICESHIP GUIDEBOOK

January 19, 2022

PHILADELPHIA CITY COUNCILMEMBERS EXPRESS SOLIDARITY IN THE FIGHT FOR JUSTICE FOR FANTA BILITY

January 12, 2022

COUNCILMEMBER GYM STATEMENT ON FAIR FUNDING TRIAL AHEAD OF PHILADELPHIA TESTIMONY

January 10, 2022

COUNCILMEMBER GYM STATEMENT ON ENSURING SAFE RETURN TO IN-PERSON LEARNING

January 6, 2022

STATEMENT FROM COUNCIL PRESIDENT CLARKE IN RESPONSE TO THIS MORNING’S DEADLY APARTMENT FIRE AT 869 N 23RD STREET

January 5, 2022

COUNCILMEMBER KENYATTA JOHNSON ISSUES STATEMENT ON PHILADELPHIA SETTING AN ALL-TIME HOMICIDE RATE IN 2021

January 3, 2022

STATEMENT OF COUNCIL PRESIDENT DARRELL L. CLARKE AS 2021 COMES TO A CLOSE WITH RECORD NUMBER OF HOMICIDES

December 31, 2021

JOB POSTING: PART-TIME CONSTITUENT SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE FOR COUNCILMEMBER CHERELLE L. PARKER

December 29, 2021

JOB POSTING: SENIOR CONSTITUENT SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE FOR COUNCILMEMBER CHERELLE L. PARKER

December 29, 2021

JOB POSTING: COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER FOR COUNCILMEMBER CHERELLE L. PARKER

December 29, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER HELEN GYM, EDUCATION ADVOCATES CONDEMN LATEST MISMANAGEMENT FROM PHILADELPHIA PARKING AUTHORITY, DEMAND OVERSIGHT

December 20, 2021

WEEKLY REPORT: COUNCIL CLOSES YEAR WITH HOUSING AND ZONING REFORMS, PUTS ETHICS REFORMS ON THE NEW YEAR AGENDA

December 17, 2021

PHILADELPHIA’S NATIONALLY ACCLAIMED EVICTION DIVERSION PROGRAM IS NOW LAW

December 16, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER JAMIE GAUTHIER INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO ENCOURAGE THE USE OF CITY-OWNED VACANT LAND FOR AFFORDABLE HOMES AND GARDENS

December 16, 2021

PHILADELPHIA’S FIRST LARGE-SCALE MANDATORY INCLUSIONARY ZONING LEGISLATION RECEIVES FINAL APPROVAL FROM CITY COUNCIL

December 16, 2021

CITY CONTROLLER RHYNHART, COUNCILMEMBER GAUTHIER RELEASE STATEMENT ON PHILADELPHIA’S GUN VIOLENCE CRISIS

December 15, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER JOHNSON GETS APPROVAL OF LEGISLATION TO EXAMINE THE INTERCONNECTION BETWEEN DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND GUN VIOLENCE IN PHILADELPHIA

December 14, 2021

WEEKLY REPORT: COUNCIL ADAPTS AND EXTENDS KEY PANDEMIC-ERA EFFORTS TO PREVENT EVICTIONS, SUPPORT SMALL BUSINESSES

December 9, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER GILMORE RICHARDSON’S BILL TO UPDATE CITY’S LEED REQUIREMENTS PASSES PHILADELPHIA CITY COUNCIL

December 9, 2021

LEGISLATION EXTENDING NATIONALLY ACCLAIMED EVICTION DIVERSION PROGRAM PASSES OUT OF COMMITTEE

December 8, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER GREEN INTRODUCES BILL ESTABLISHING THE PHILADELPHIA PUBLIC FINANCIAL AUTHORITY

December 7, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER KENYATTA JOHNSON INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO EXAMINE DIVERSITY AND CONTRACTING BY CITY OF PHILADELPHIA AGENCIES

December 6, 2021

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

December 2, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER DOMB CALLS ON CITY TO UTILIZE HIGHER ED EXPERTS TO HELP FIGHT VIOLENCE EPIDEMIC

December 2, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER GILMORE RICHARDSON’S BILL TO HELP PREVENT TANGLED TITLES PASSES PHILADELPHIA CITY COUNCIL

December 2, 2021

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

November 30, 2021

STATEMENT FROM COUNCILMEMBER JAMIE GAUTHIER REGARDING THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA APPROACHING THE GRIM MILESTONE OF 500 HOMICIDES

November 24, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER JAMIE GAUTHIER RELEASES FIRST-EVER ‘3RD DISTRICT HOLIDAY SHOPPING GUIDE’

November 24, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER KENYATTA JOHNSON SAYS PHILADELPHIA’S GUN VIOLENCE PROBLEM IS A MORAL, ECONOMIC, RACIAL AND HUMAN CRISIS

November 24, 2021

WEEKLY REPORT: REDUCING GUN VIOLENCE REMAINS A TOP PRIORITY FOR CITY COUNCILMEMBERS

November 18, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER PARKER INTRODUCES COMMERCIAL TENANT PROTECTION LEGISLATION

November 18, 2021

COUNCILMEMBERS JAMIE GAUTHIER AND MARÍA QUIÑONES SÁNCHEZ’S ‘MIXED INCOME NEIGHBORHOODS OVERLAY BILL’ PASSES OUT OF COMMITTEE

November 15, 2021

COUNCILMAN BRIAN O’NEILL ANNOUNCES RENOVATION OF MITCHELL PLAYGROUND

November 12, 2021

CITY OFFICIALS HONOR COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP WITH SICKLE CELL DISEASE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA

November 10, 2021

COUNCILMAN BRIAN O’NEILL ANNOUNCES PHILADELPHIA STREETS DEPARTMENT FALL LEAF DRIVE

November 5, 2021

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

November 4, 2021

CITY COUNCIL PASSES BILL ENSURING SUBCONTRACT OPPORTUNITIES FOR MINORITY- AND WOMEN- OWNED OR DISADVANTAGED BUSINESSES

November 4, 2021

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

November 4, 2021

CITY COUNCIL BUDGET LEGISLATION TO AUTHORIZE $500,000 FOR RELOCATION OF CITY RESIDENTS THREATENED BY CRIMINAL ACTIVITY 

November 4, 2021

JOB POSTING: DIRECTOR OF THE PHILADELPHIA OFFICE OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

November 3, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER GREEN, ADVOCATES REAFFIRM WHY VOTERS SHOULD APPROVE ANNUAL HOUSING TRUST FUND APPROPRIATION ON NOVEMBER

November 1, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER JOHNSON CONGRATULATES SEPTA AND TRANSPORT WORKERS UNION LOCAL 234 FOR REACHING A TENTATIVE TWO-YEAR AGREEMENT, AVOIDING A STRIKE

October 29, 2021

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

October 28, 2021

COUNCILMAN O’NEILL ANNOUNCES LIHEAP NOW AVAILABLE TO PGW CUSTOMERS

October 28, 2021

COUNCILMAN O’NEILL NEGOTIATES ELIMINATION OF OWNER-OCCUPIED DUPLEX TRASH FEE

October 28, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER GILMORE RICHARDSON INTRODUCES BILL TO UPDATE CITY’S LEED REQUIREMENTS

October 28, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER GAUTHIER’S BILL TO PROTECT THE UNIVERSITY CITY TOWNHOMES PASSES OUT OF COMMITTEE

October 26, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER GILMORE RICHARDSON TANGLED TITLE INFORMATION SHEET BILL PASSES OUT OF COMMITTEE, GREATER PHILADELPHIA FILM OFFICE RESOLUTION HEARD

October 25, 2021

PHILADELPHIA ENERGY AUTHORITY UNVEILS STATE-OF-THE-ART SOLAR TRAINING LAB AT FRANKFORD HIGH SCHOOL TO CREATE EQUITABLE ACCESS TO THE CLEAN ENERGY TRANSITION

October 22, 2021

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

October 21, 2021

COUNCIL SHINES A LIGHT ON SENIOR RENTERS IN CRISIS, EXAMINES RENT STABILIZATION AND DIRECT PAYMENTS AS POTENTIAL SOLUTIONS

October 20, 2021

COUNCILMEMBERS GILMORE RICHARDSON AND GAUTHIER HOST HEARING ON TANGLED TITLE CRISIS IN PHILADELPHIA

October 20, 2021

WEEKLY REPORT: COUNCIL APPROVES DRIVING EQUALITY LEGISLATION, PROMISES CONTINUED OVERSIGHT

October 14, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER JAMIE GAUTHIER JOINS WEST PHILADELPHIA COMMUNITY TO DEMAND PRESERVATION OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING

October 14, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER GYM STATEMENT ON HISTORICAL COMMISSION WHISTLEBLOWER ALLEGATIONS “DECISIONS MUST BE BASED ON MERIT.”

October 14, 2021

CITY COUNCIL APPROVES COUNCILMEMBER THOMAS’ DRIVING EQUALITY BILLS

October 14, 2021

BOARD OF EDUCATION AUTHORIZES THE ISSUANCE OF GENERAL CAPITAL BONDS AND GREEN BONDS FOR THE SCHOOL DISTRICT

October 12, 2021

WEEKLY REPORT: COUNCIL TO CONSIDER AMENDED DRIVING EQUALITY BILL, POSSIBLE COVID OUTDOOR DINING EXTENSIONS

October 7, 2021

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

October 7, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER THOMAS INTRODUCES DRIVING EQUALITY AMENDMENT, IN COLLABORATION WITH PPD

October 7, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER DAVID OH INTRODUCES NEW FILM PRODUCTION TAX CREDIT

October 5, 2021

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

September 30, 2021

COUNCILWOMAN PARKER LEGISLATION TO REQUIRE PENSION BOARD TO PERFORM YEARLY STRESS TEST OF RETIREMENT SYSTEM

September 30, 2021

COUNCILWOMAN PARKER INTRODUCES A RESOLUTION SUPPORTING SECURITY OFFICERS FACING ALLEGED DISCRIMINATION BY FEDERAL CONTRACTO

September 30, 2021

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

September 30, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER DOMB INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO ESTABLISH PERMANENT OUTDOOR SEATING CITYWIDE

September 30, 2021

PHILADELPHIA PARENTS AND CAREGIVERS UNITE AROUND DEMANDS FOR DISTRICT ACCOUNTABILITY, SCHOOL SAFETY, AND PARENT VOICE

September 29, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER KENDRA BROOKS CALLS FOR INVOLVEMENT OF SCHOOL COMMUNITIES IN SUPERINTENDENT SEARCH

September 28, 2021

JOINT STATEMENT BY COUNCIL PRESIDENT CLARKE AND EDUCATION COMMITTEE CHAIR QUIÑONES SANCHEZ ON SUPERINTENDENT DR. WILLIAM HITE’S PLANNED DEPARTURE

September 28, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER HELEN GYM: “IT’S CLEARLY TIME FOR NEW LEADERSHIP”

September 28, 2021

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

September 24, 2021

PHILADELPHIA CITY COUNCIL CALLS ON CONGRESS TO PASS BIDEN CLIMATE, INFRASTRUCTURE PLAN

September 23, 2021

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

September 23, 2021

COUNCILMEMBERS REACT TO RECENT NEWS OF ADVANCED MOLD GROWTH IN FRANKFORD HIGH SCHOOL, DEMAND ACTION AND TRANSPARENCY FROM SDP

September 22, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER GREEN ISSUES STATEMENT COMMENDING THE LAUNCH OF THE PHILADELPHIA GREEN CAPITAL CORP.

September 21, 2021

MAYOR KENNEY SIGNS COUNCILMEMBER JOHNSON’S PHILADELPHIA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT PREVAILING WAGE BILL THAT WILL HELP WORKERS RECEIVE LIVING WAGES AND QUALITY HEALTHCARE

September 17, 2021

COUNCILWOMAN PARKER INTRODUCES LEGISLATION THAT WILL MAKE PERMANENT 15% CAP ON THIRD-PARTY DELIVERY FEE

September 17, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER GREEN INTRODUCES BILL FOR ASBESTOS AND MOLD REQUIREMENTS FOR SCHOOL BUILDINGS

September 17, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER HELEN GYM CALLS FOR A PLAN TO FUND COMPREHENSIVE REMEDIATION AND MODERNIZATION OF PHILADELPHIA’S SCHOOL BUILDINGS

September 17, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER GILMORE RICHARDSON INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO HELP PREVENT TANGLED TITLES IN PHILADELPHIA

September 17, 2021

CITY COUNCIL ANNOUNCES FUNDING PLAN FOR $400 MILLION NEIGHBORHOOD PRESERVATION INITIATIVE – INVESTMENTS IN AFFORDABLE HOUSING, SMALL BUSINESSES AND COMMERCIAL CORRIDORS

September 15, 2021

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

September 8, 2021

BROOKS AND FIEDLER DEMAND ACCOUNTABILITY IN RESPONSE TO DISTRICT’S MISHANDLING OF FLOOD RESPONSE

September 2, 2021

SLA BEEBER SCHOOL COMMUNITY WINS DEMANDS FOR A SAFE RETURN TO SCHOOLS WITH SUPPORT OF CITY COUNCIL

August 30, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER GYM RESPONDS TO SUPREME COURT RULING ON CDC EVICTION MORATORIUM

August 27, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER KENYATTA JOHNSON HONORS WURD RADIO OWNER/FOUNDER WALTER P LOMAX, JR., M.D. WITH RENAMING OF THE 1800 BLOCK OF WHARTON STREET IN SOUTH PHILADELPHIA

August 27, 2021

KENNEY ADMINISTRATION SIGNS HOUSING TRUST FUND BILL, WILL APPEAR AS A QUESTION ON NOVEMBER 2 BALLOT

August 27, 2021

CITY REFUNDS MORE THAN $241,000 IN WAGE TAXES TO 1,400 LOW-INCOME PHILADELPHIANS

August 26, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER GILMORE RICHARDSON APPOINTED TO UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY’S LOCAL GOVERNMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE

August 25, 2021

PHILADELPHIA ENERGY AUTHORITY, CITY OFFICIALS KICK OFF THIRD ANNUAL SOLAR WEEK WITH NEW PHASE OF SOLARIZE PHILLY PROGRAM

August 16, 2021

CITY COUNCIL TO REQUIRE COVID-19 VACCINATIONS FOR ALL COUNCIL EMPLOYEES

August 10, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER GYM COMMENDS COURT ACTION TO BAN CERTAIN LOCKOUTS, CALLS FOR FULL BAN ON ALL LOCKOUTS

August 9, 2021

COUNCILMEMBER GYM SENDS LETTER TO COURT ASKING FOR A HALT TO LOCKOUTS DURING CDC MORATORIUM

August 6, 2021

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

August 5, 2021