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

COUNCIL INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO REDUCE COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE TAX ABATEMENT

November 19, 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: COUNCIL, KENNEY ADMINISTRATION RENEW INVESTMENT IN “SAME DAY WORK AND PAY” PROGRAM; COUNCIL CALLS FOR URGENCY ON GUN VIOLENCE

October 2, 2020

CITY COUNCIL, KENNEY ADMINISTRATION ANNOUNCE RENEWED INVESTMENT IN ‘SAME DAY WORK AND PAY’ PROGRAM TO PROVIDE PATHWAY TO EMPLOYMENT FOR UP TO 500 PEOPLE

October 1, 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

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

September 11, 2020

KENSINGTON COMMUNITY CALLS FOR IMMEDIATE ACTION

July 10, 2020

PHILADELPHIA FUNDS LEGAL DEFENSE INITIATIVE FOR IMMIGRANTS

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

COUNCILMAN KENYATTA JOHNSON INTRODUCES “LET PHILLY BREATHE” BILL TO BAN THE USE OF CERTAIN TYPES OF CHOKEHOLDS BY LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS

June 12, 2020

CITY COUNCIL INTRODUCES POLICE REFORM LEGISLATION

June 11, 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

MEMBERS OF CiTY COUNCIL CONDEMN RACIST AND XENOPHOBIC RHETORIC AGAINST ASIAN AND ASIAN AMERICAN COMMUNITIES AMID THE RISE OF COVID-19

April 7, 2020

CITY COUNCIL TO HOLD HEARING ON EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION TO HELP CITY FIGHT CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK

March 20, 2020

WEEKLY REPORT: COUNCIL UNVEILS POVERTY ACTION PLAN; MAYOR KENNEY DELIVERS FY2021 BUDGET ADDRESS

March 6, 2020

CITY COUNCIL ANNOUNCES POVERTY ACTION PLAN WITH NEW INVESTMENTS AND STRATEGIES TO LIFT 100,000 PHILADELPHIANS OUT OF POVERTY BY 2024

March 3, 2020

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

February 20, 2020

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

February 7, 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: COUNCIL APPROVES BILL PROVIDING LAWYERS FOR LOW INCOME RENTERS, “RED FLAG” GUN SAFETY LEGISLATION

November 15, 2019

CITY COUNCIL COMMITTEE HOLDS BUDGET HEARING TO FUND VIOLENCE PREVENTION, AFFORDABLE HOUSING, NEIGHBORHOOD CORRIDORS & SMALL BUSINESS GROWTH

November 13, 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

WEEKLY REPORT: COUNCIL ADVANCES PLASTIC BAG BAN AND AMENDED BED BUG BILL; CELEBRATES EARLY SUCCESS OF HOME-OWNERSHIP PROGRAM

October 25, 2019

STATEMENT FROM COUNCILMEMBER SÁNCHEZ REGARDING WEEKEND VIOLENCE IN KENSINGTON AND HUNTING PARK

October 21, 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

STATEMENT FROM COUNCILMEMBER SÁNCHEZ REGARDING JUDGE MCHUGH’S SAFEHOUSE RULING

October 2, 2019

COUNCILMEMBER DOMB INTRODUCES BILL TO PROVIDE WAGE TAX RELIEF FOR FAMILIES LIVING IN POVERTY

September 26, 2019

WEEKLY REPORT: CITY COUNCIL RETURNS FOR FALL SESSION

September 13, 2019

CLARKE, QUIÑONES-SÁNCHEZ, JOHNSON, AND BLACKWELL INTRODUCE LEGISLATION TO STREAMLINE SALES OF VACANT CITY LAND, INCREASE TRANSPARENCY

June 20, 2019

QUIÑONES-SÁNCHEZ, GLADSTEIN, MATLOCK-TURNER, WELLS TO LEAD SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON POVERTY REDUCTION AND PREVENTION

June 13, 2019

CITY OF PHILADELPHIA ANNOUNCES UP TO $10,000 FOR FIRST-TIME HOMEBUYERS

May 9, 2019

COUNCILWOMAN REYNOLDS BROWN HOSTS HEARING ON BILLS TO PROTECT CHILDREN FROM LEAD EXPOSURE

March 20, 2019

COUNCIL RELEASES REPORT ON POVERTY, ANNOUNCES TENANTS’ RIGHTS & AFFORDABLE HOUSING BILLS

March 5, 2019

CITY MARKS TRANSFER OF $19M TO HOUSING TRUST FUND FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING

March 1, 2019

COUNCILWOMAN MARIA QUIÑONES SÁNCHEZ TO OPA: LONGTIME HOMEOWNERS DESERVE FAIR TAXES

January 11, 2019

CITY OFFICIALS ANNOUNCE THE INSTALLATION OF 15 SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS TARGETING ILLEGAL DUMPING

December 19, 2018

CLARKE, SQUILLA, JOHNSON & SÁNCHEZ PROPOSE PROPERTY TAX RELIEF EXPANSION TO HELP HOMEOWNERS EXPERIENCING ASSESSMENT INCREASES

December 13, 2018

PHILADELPHIA CITY COUNCIL PASSES LANDMARK $100 MILLION AFFORDABLE HOUSING PACKAGE

October 4, 2018

CONSTRUCTION TAX TO ADDRESS AFFORDABLE HOUSING CRISIS AWAITS MAYOR KENNEY’S SIGNATURE

August 29, 2018

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

June 25, 2018

COUNCILWOMAN QUIÑONES-SÁNCHEZ INTRODUCES AMENDMENT TO MIXED-INCOME HOUSING BILL

June 11, 2018

FROM NBC10: PHILLY PUSHES TO MAKE HOMEOWNERSHIP MORE AFFORDABLE

May 21, 2018

BUILDERS, COMMUNITY ADVOCATES APPLAUD CITY COUNCIL PLAN TO INCREASE HOUSING AFFORDABILITY IN PHILLY

April 11, 2018

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

February 13, 2018

IN OP-ED, COUNCILWOMAN QUIÑONES-SÁNCHEZ CALLS FOR COMPREHENSIVE HOUSING PLAN

January 29, 2018

STATEMENT FROM COUNCILWOMAN MARIA QUIÑONES-SÁNCHEZ ON EFFORTS TO ADDRESS THE OPIOID CRISIS

January 24, 2018

Employment Opportunities

January 9, 2018

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

December 15, 2017

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

November 21, 2017

COUNCILMEMBERS MARÍA QUIÑONES-SÁNCHEZ & HELEN GYM RESPOND TO TRUMP’S PLAN TO END DACA

September 6, 2017

PHILADELPHIA MAKES HISTORIC INVESTMENT TO AID LOW-INCOME RENTERS FACING EVICTION

June 29, 2017

COUNCIL MEMBERS GREEN, QUIÑONES-SÁNCHEZ, HENON, SQUILLA AND GYM INTRODUCE PROPOSAL FOR PUBLIC FINANCING OF ELECTIONS

June 23, 2017

PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS & POLICY LEADERS TO SERVE ON SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON REGULATORY REFORM

June 19, 2017

STATEMENT FROM COUNCILWOMAN MARÍA QUIÑONES SÁNCHEZ ON THE IMPACT OF PRESIDENT TRUMP’S BUDGET ON PUERTO RICANS ON THE ISLAND, MAINLAND

March 29, 2017

COUNCILMEMBERS INTRODUCE LEGISLATION TO INCREASE TRANSPARENCY OF NOTIFICATION IN TEMPORARY, PROHIBITED PARKING AREAS

March 2, 2017

COUNCIL MEMBERS HELP BRIGHTEN THE HOLIDAYS FOR PHILADELPHIA YOUTH

December 27, 2016

OP-ED BY COUNCILWOMAN QUIÑONES SÁNCHEZ: PHILLY OVERDUE FOR PROCUREMENT OVERHAUL

December 12, 2016

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

November 3, 2016

COUNCILWOMAN SÁNCHEZ HONORING UFC LIGHTWEIGHT CHAMPION EDDIE “THE UNDERGROUND KING” ALVAREZ

September 22, 2016

COUNCIL MEMBERS INTRODUCE BILL TO INCREASE OPPORTUNITIES FOR LOCAL BUSINESS ENTITIES

September 8, 2016

COUNCILWOMAN GYM, POWER TO HOST CITY HALL EVENTS TO SUPPORT FAIR FUNDING FOR PA SCHOOLS

August 26, 2016

COUNCILWOMAN MARIA QUIÑONES-SÁNCHEZ, CITY FLOOR SUPPLY TEAM UP TO IMPROVE HARROWGATE PAL GYM

August 15, 2016

PHILADELPHIA CITY COUNCIL IN REVIEW – JUNE 2016

July 21, 2016

COUNCIL MEMBERS DISH ABOUT LOCALLY OWNED GEMS TO DNC VISITORS

July 14, 2016

RECOMMENDED READING: THE DAILY NEWS’ 2014 SPECIAL REPORT ON GENTRIFICATION

July 6, 2016

COUNCILWOMAN QUIÑONES-SÁNCHEZ DETAILS JOB OPENINGS AT L & I

June 29, 2016

COUNCILWOMAN MARIA QUIÑONES-SÁNCHEZ ON HER OPPOSITION TO THE SUGAR-SWEETENED BEVERAGE TAX

June 21, 2016

CITY COUNCIL CHAIRS OF HEALTH, CHILDREN & YOUTH, & ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEES ANNOUNCE BILLS TO PROTECT PHILADELPHIANS FROM LEAD EXPOSURE

June 7, 2016

DOCUMENTARY DESCRIBES HOW GANG PROTECTED PUERTO RICANS FOR 50 YEARS IN SPRING GARDEN

March 2, 2016

COUNCILWOMAN MARIA QUIÑONES SÁNCHEZ INTRODUCES HISTORIC MUNICIPAL ID PROGRAM

February 29, 2016

CITY OF PHILADELPHIA 2016 INAUGURATION

January 8, 2016

CITY COUNCIL MOVES TO TRANSFER PROPERTIES TO PHILADELPHIA LAND BANK

December 3, 2015

Transformation at Maguire Playground

October 22, 2015

PHILADELPHIA CITY COUNCIL ISSUES OPEN INVITATION TO RESIDENTS & BUSINESSES AFFECTED BY ANTI-LGBTQ LAWS

April 9, 2015

COUNCILMEMBERS QUIÑONES SANCHEZ AND GREEN TACKLE BUSINESS TAX REFORM

December 17, 2013

BIRT Switch – Dec 2013

December 11, 2013

COUNCILWOMEN QUIÑONES SANCHEZ AND TASCO TO ANNOUNCE OPENING OF FIRST SPANISH-SPEAKING HIV CLINIC IN PHILADELPHIA

November 20, 2013

CITY COUNCIL UNANIMOUSLY PASSES UNPRECEDENTED TAX DELINQUENCY REFORM MEASURE

June 6, 2013

STATEMENT BY COUNCILWOMAN SANCHEZ ON THE URGENCY OF EXPANDING ACCESS TO CIVIL LEGAL REPRESENTATION

May 23, 2013

STATEMENT BY THE OFFICE OF COUNCILWOMAN SANCHEZ ON THE IMPACT OF THE “LANDVEST” SCAM

May 16, 2013

Councilwoman Sanchez Editorial in the Philly Daily News

May 2, 2013

IN THEIR OWN WORDS: 7TH DISTRICT COUNCILWOMAN MARIA QUINONES SANCHEZ

April 9, 2013

COUNCILWOMAN SANCHEZ SPEAKS WITH EL SOL NEWSPAPER: PHILADELPHIA IN CRISIS

April 3, 2013

COUNCILWOMAN SANCHEZ SPEAKS WITH PLAN PHILLY: RAVAGED BY NEGLECT

March 20, 2013

COUNCILWOMAN SANCHEZ TO HOST COMMUNITY FORUMS ON THE ACTUAL VALUE INITIATIVE (AVI) AND REAL ESTATE TAXES

March 19, 2013

COUNCILWOMAN SANCHEZ MEETS WITH HAPCO

March 14, 2013