City Council

Mayor Jim Kenney at a budget address at City Council.
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Pat Loeb
March 05, 2020 - 5:16 pm
Mayor Jim Kenney's $5.2 billion budget proposal owes a lot to Philadelphia's growing economy. The mayor was able to propose $118 million in new programs without a tax increase, and City Council gave the proposal good marks. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
March 05, 2020 - 4:00 am
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney is expected to propose a $5.2 billion budget to City Council Thursday that's an increase of $118 million over last year. The budget calls for no new taxes. Read more here.
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School District of Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
March 03, 2020 - 5:04 pm
Mayor Jim Kenney has made his nine picks for Philadelphia's new school board — and eight of them are already serving on the board. Read more here.
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City Hall, Philadelphia.
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Pat Loeb
February 21, 2020 - 2:53 pm
Philadelphia City Council is calling for more enforcement of construction regulations on what it calls the "underground economy." Read more here.
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Philadelphia Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw at her first City Council hearing.
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Pat Loeb
February 21, 2020 - 4:00 am
Philadelphia's new police commissioner made her first appearance in City Council Thursday, testifying at a hearing of the Special Committee on Gun Violence Prevention. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Hadas Kuznits
February 19, 2020 - 6:48 pm
Members of the Philadelphia fashion and garment industry testified in a City Council committee hearing Wednesday. They are working to bring more attention, money and talent to the fashion industry in Philadelphia. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
February 18, 2020 - 6:52 pm
A Philadelphia City Council committee Tuesday advanced a bill just like one that Mayor Jim Kenney vetoed at the end of last term. The administration still opposes the bill. Read more here.
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Education Nominating Panel
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Mike DeNardo
February 12, 2020 - 5:59 pm
The Education Nominating Panel voted unanimously to send the mayor 27 candidates — from which he'll pick nine — to serve on the Philadelphia School Board. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
February 06, 2020 - 2:02 pm
Philadelphia won a big victory on Thursday in the Third Circuit Court of Appeals. The Court upheld the city's wage equity law, which had been challenged by the Chamber of Commerce. The city says it will begin enforcing the law as quickly as possible. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
February 05, 2020 - 4:26 pm
A Philadelphia City Council committee Wednesday approved a third ballot question for the April primary. Read more here.
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