Bill Greenlee

Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
October 10, 2019 - 4:00 am
Three Philadelphia City Councilmembers will be retiring in December but none of them will be getting the controversial six-figure payments from the city's deferred retirement program.
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Marge Tartaglione
Courtesy of state Sen. Christine Tartaglione
Pat Loeb
July 09, 2019 - 1:10 pm
UPDATED: 4:30 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Former City Commissioner Marge Tartaglione has died at the age of 86. She was a force in the Democratic Party and a distinctive character in Philadelphia politics for more than 40 years. I was saddened to hear the news that Chairwoman Marge...
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Pat Loeb
June 04, 2019 - 3:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia City Council committee Tuesday advanced a bill that would hold hotels responsible for underage prostitution in their rooms. Councilman Curtis Jones is frustrated with one hotel in his district, which is well-known as a haven for prostitution. Police...
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PHILADELPHIA, PA - JULY 24: Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney participates in a walk-through at the Wells Fargo Center July 24, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Democratic National Convention opens July 25.
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Pat Loeb
May 22, 2019 - 4:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney has to have a good relationship with City Council to get things done. So are the three likely new members elected in Tuesday's Democratic primary likely to impact that relationship? Kenney doesn't think so. After winning the Democratic...
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Bill Greenlee
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Pat Loeb
February 11, 2019 - 1:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Another Philadelphia City Council incumbent has decided not to run for re-election. Bill Greenlee has announced that he will leave Council at the end of this term. Greenlee has been a councilman since 2006 but has worked for City Council since 1980, so he says it was...
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Dreamstime
Pat Loeb
December 08, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — An unusual vote in this week's City Council session surrounding a bill aimed at Big Pharma's role in the opioid crisis revealed a rift among the normally unified Democrats on council. The bill would require drug sales reps to register with the city, wear ID when...
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"Fair work week" legislation was amended after a lengthy hearing.
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Pat Loeb
October 31, 2018 - 1:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia City Council committee has advanced a bill that would require certain businesses to give workers advance notice of their schedules and other considerations. The bill, known as "fair work week" legislation, was amended after a lengthy hearing, packed...
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Philadelphia City councilman Bill Greenlee
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Pat Loeb
October 11, 2018 - 9:37 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In the continuing effort to combat the opioid epidemic, Philadelphia City Council will get legislation, Thursday, that would put strict new controls on pharmaceutical sales representatives. Councilman Bill Greenlee plans to introduce a bill that would require anyone...
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Benjamin Franklin High School in Philadelphia
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Tim Jimenez
September 25, 2018 - 1:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Tuesday is National Voter Registration Day, and city commissioners and members of Philadelphia City Council went to high schools across the city to get students ready for November. In an initiative developed by Lisa Deeley, chairwoman of the three-person Philadelphia...
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