CITY COUNCIL’S COMMITTEE ON FINANCE APPROVES LOW-INCOME TAX FREEZE, SENDS BILL TO COUNCIL FLOOR FOR CONSIDERATION

May 13, 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 – 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

RELEASE: CITY COUNCIL HONORS NOBEL PRIZE WINNERS

April 11, 2024

STATEMENT FROM COUNCILMEMBER JAMIE GAUTHIER ON SHOOTING OUTSIDE THE PHILADELPHIA MASJID

April 10, 2024

CITY COUNCILMEMBERS AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT GROUPS ANNOUNCE JOINT LAND BANK PRIORITIES

April 9, 2024

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

April 8, 2024

EVICTION DIVERSION BILL WINS MAJORITY SUPPORT IN CITY COUNCIL

April 4, 2024

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

April 3, 2024

COUNCILMEMBERS BROOKS, GAUTHIER, O’ROURKE, AND LANDAU ANNOUNCE LEGISLATIVE PACKAGE TO KEEP PEOPLE IN THEIR HOMES

April 3, 2024

WEEKLY REPORT – PHILADELPHIA CITY COUNCIL’S FISCAL YEAR 2025 BUDGET HEARINGS STARTED THIS WEEK

April 1, 2024

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

March 22, 2024

WEEKLY REPORT: CITY COUNCIL APPROVED ORDINANCES DURING THE MARCH 7 CITY COUNCIL SESSION THAT WILL NOW GO TO MAYOR PARKER

March 8, 2024

WEEKLY REPORT: PHILADELPHIA CITY COUNCIL APPROVED A VARIETY OF LEGISLATION DURING THE FEBRUARY 29 CITY COUNCIL SESSION

March 4, 2024

WEEKLY REPORT: COUNCILMEMBERS AND STAFF REMEMBER THE LATE CHIEF CLERK MICHAEL DECKER

February 23, 2024

JOB OPPORTUNITY: ZONING AND PLANNING AIDE FOR COUNCILMEMBER GAUTHIER

February 13, 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

COUNCILMEMBER JAMIE GAUTHIER INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO COMBAT HOUSING INSECURITY, ANNOUNCES PHASE ONE OF HER ‘DEFYING DISPLACEMENT’ CAMPAIGN

February 1, 2024

MAJORITY OF CITY COUNCILMEMBERS SUPPORT ANGEL DAVIS EVICTION ACCOUNTABILITY BILL

January 24, 2024

COUNCILMEMBERS KENYATTA JOHNSON AND JAMIE GAUTHIER DENOUNCE NEW LAW THAT STRIPS AWAY SOME PROSECUTORIAL AUTHORITY FROM PA DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE 

December 18, 2023

COUNCILMEMBER KENDRA BROOKS INTRODUCES FIRST CITY KINARA IN PHILADELPHIA HISTORY

December 18, 2023

CITY COUNCIL ANNOUNCES STRUCTURE OF THE PHILADELPHIA REPARATIONS TASK FORCE, CALLS FOR APPLICATIONS

November 17, 2023

COUNCILMEMBERS BROOKS AND GAUTHIER HOST COMMUNITY CONVERSATION ON CITY’S HOUSING CRISIS

October 31, 2023

Philadelphia Reparations Task Force

October 31, 2023

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

September 25, 2023

COUNCILMEMBER GAUTHIER CALLS FOR HEARING ON 911 POLICE DISPATCH

September 25, 2023

COUNCILMEMBER JAMIE GAUTHIER ANNOUNCES HEARING ON 911 POLICE DISPATCH

September 21, 2023

STATEMENT FROM COUNCILMEMBERS JAMIE GAUTHIER (3RD DISTRICT) AND KENDRA BROOKS (AT-LARGE) ON THE LANDLORD-TENANT OFFICER RESUMING OPERATIONS

August 18, 2023

Statement on the Need for Public Accountability for Evictions

July 25, 2023

LEADERS FROM CITY COUNCIL AND STATE GOVERNMENT UNITED IN BRINGING PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY TO EVICTIONS

July 25, 2023

STATEMENT FROM COUNCILMEMBERS KENDRA BROOKS AND JAMIE GAUTHIER ON THE LATEST SHOOTING INVOLVING THE LANDLORD-TENANT OFFICER

July 19, 2023

COUNCILMEMBERS BROOKS AND GAUTHIER HOLD HEARING ON LANDLORD-TENANT OFFICER

July 18, 2023

COUNCILMEMBERS BROOKS AND GAUTHIER OPPOSE TAX CUTS THAT THREATEN CITY SERVICES

June 20, 2023

WEEKLY REPORT: COUNCIL TO CONSIDER TASK FORCE FOCUSED ON REPARATIONS FOR BLACK PHILADELPHIANS

June 16, 2023

COUNCILMEMBERS INTRODUCE RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING PHILADELPHIA REPARATIONS TASK FORCE TO STUDY AND DEVELOP REPARATIONS PROPOSALS

June 15, 2023

14 CITY COUNCILMEMBERS CALL FOR NEARLY $72 MILLION INVESTMENT IN MUNICIPAL SERVICES IN FISCAL YEAR 2024 BUDGET

June 5, 2023

COUNCILMEMBER KENDRA BROOKS JOINS ADVOCATES IN CALLING FOR FULL FUNDING OF MOBILE CRISIS UNITS

June 1, 2023

COUNCILMEMBER JAMIE GAUTHIER UNVEILS #JUSTSERVICESPHL PLATFORM FOR FISCAL YEAR 2024, SAYS TO COMBAT GUN VIOLENCE CITY NEEDS TO DO MORE TO ADDRESS QUALITY-OF-LIFE CONCERNS

May 8, 2023

WEEKLY REPORT: COUNCIL APPROVES HOUSING PRESERVATION PLAN, READIES FOR PUBLIC HEARING ON KENSINGTON CRISIS

May 4, 2023

CITY COUNCIL ENACTS PEOPLE’S PRESERVATION PACKAGE – BOLSTERING AFFORDABLE HOUSING PRESERVATION AS 12,000+ AFFORDABLE HOMES FACE THREAT OF EXPIRATION OVER THE NEXT DECADE

May 4, 2023

MUNICIPAL LEADERS FROM ACROSS PENNSYLVANIA JOIN IN CALLING FOR $5 BILLION FOR SCHOOL FACILITIES

May 2, 2023

MAJORITY OF CITY COUNCIL AND LABOR LEADERS CALL FOR INCREASED FUNDING FOR WORKER PROTECTIONS

April 26, 2023

COUNCILMEMBER JAMIE GAUTHIER AND THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA ANNOUNCE SETTLEMENT WITH IBID

April 19, 2023

COUNCILMEMBERS KENDRA BROOKS AND JAMIE GAUTHIER ANNOUNCE HEARINGS ON LANDLORD-TENANT OFFICE

April 5, 2023

Statement from Councilmember Jamie Gauthier on Iron Stone’s Continued Attempts to Evade Community Input

March 28, 2023

STATEMENT FROM COUNCILMEMBER JAMIE GAUTHIER ON SHOOTING NEAR HESTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN WEST PHILADELPHIA

March 9, 2023

WEEKLY REPORT: MEMBERS RESPOND TO STATE AND LOCAL EDUCATION NEWS; CITY SHOWS BIRDS PRIDE AHEAD OF SUPER BOWL

February 9, 2023

STATEMENT FROM COUNCILMEMBER JAMIE GAUTHIER ON PENNSYLVANIA SCHOOL FUNDING LAWSUIT VERDICT

February 8, 2023

3rd District Events

February 1, 2023

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

December 20, 2022

COUNCILMEMBER GAUTHIER PRIORITIZES AFFORDABLE HOUSING AT LAST CITY COUNCIL SESSION OF 2022

December 16, 2022

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

December 15, 2022

CITY COUNCIL PASSES SWEEPING REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH PROTECTIONS IN FINAL SESSION OF 2022

December 15, 2022

WEEKLY REPORT: COUNCILMEMBERS SEEK MORE STRATEGIES TO PREVENT GUN VIOLENCE AMONG YOUTH

December 8, 2022

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

November 18, 2022

COUNCILMEMBERS GYM INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO FILL VACANCIES, IMPROVE BASIC CITY SERVICES

November 17, 2022

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

November 3, 2022

COUNCILMEMBERS BROOKS, GYM, GAUTHIER CONDEMN DECISION OF PA HOUSE REPUBLICANS TO FILE ARTICLES OF IMPEACHMENT AGAINST DA KRASNER

October 26, 2022

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

October 20, 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

PEOPLES’ HEARING RALLIES GRASSROOTS SUPPORT FOR PHILLY WEALTH TAX AND CALLS FOR DEEP INVESTMENTS IN CITY SERVICES

September 22, 2022

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

September 15, 2022

STATEMENT FROM COUNCILMEMBER JAMIE GAUTHIER ON THE UNCONSTITUTIONAL ATTACKS AGAINST DISTRICT ATTORNEY LARRY KRASNER

September 14, 2022

COUNCILMEMBERS GYM, BROOKS, GAUTHIER ANNOUNCE LEGISLATIVE PACKAGE TO DEFEND ABORTION ACCESS IN PHILADELPHIA

September 14, 2022

STATEMENT FROM COUNCILMEMBERS HELEN GYM AND KENDRA BROOKS ON THE UNIVERSITY CITY TOWNHOMES

September 8, 2022

COUNCILMEMBERS REJECT CALLS TO REVIVE RACIST AND UNCONSTITUTIONAL STOP AND FRISK POLICIES

July 12, 2022

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

June 24, 2022

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

June 16, 2022

WEEKLY REPORT: MEMBERS PROPOSE NEW LEGISLATION TO ADDRESS CITY WORKER SHORTAGES, PROPERTY TAX CONCERNS

May 26, 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: MEMBERS CALL FOR INVESTMENTS IN QUALITY-OF-LIFE SERVICES, PUBLIC TRANSIT

April 21, 2022

NEW “#JUSTSERVICESPHL” CAMPAIGN CALLS FOR FOCUS ON BASIC QUALITY-OF-LIFE ISSUES IN PHILADELPHIA’S FISCAL YEAR 2023 BUDGET

April 21, 2022

SOLARIZE PHILLY INVESTS $15M IN PHILADELPHIA SOLAR MARKET BRINGING CLEAN ENERGY TO MORE THAN 900 PROPERTY OWNERS

April 20, 2022

COUNCILMEMBER KENDRA BROOKS, SEN. ELIZABETH WARREN, AND OTHERS LAUNCH “PHILLY WEALTH TAX”

March 29, 2022

COUNCILMEMBER GYM LEADS CALL FOR LIBRARIES TO OPEN SIX DAYS A WEEK

March 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

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

AFFORDABLE HOUSING PRESERVATION OVERLAY DISTRICT BILL RECEIVES FINAL APPROVAL FROM CITY COUNCIL

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

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

PHILADELPHIA ENERGY AUTHORITY HOSTS LIVE SOLAR AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY INSTALLATION

February 9, 2022

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

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

December 9, 2021

LEGISLATION EXTENDING NATIONALLY ACCLAIMED EVICTION DIVERSION PROGRAM PASSES OUT OF COMMITTEE

December 8, 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

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

November 15, 2021

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

November 4, 2021