Darrell Clarke

Philly summer campers practice social distancing while waiting for the Sprayground to open at.Mander Playground.
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Pat Loeb
July 06, 2020 - 5:10 pm
The Philadelphia Health Department reported nearly 300 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the city over the July Fourth weekend, but there are some hopeful signs as well, along with some city services getting back to normal. Read more here.
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Protesters at Dilworth Park
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Tim Jimenez
June 18, 2020 - 7:26 am
Philadelphia City Council, in the middle of the night, announced a preliminary budget deal that includes a $33 million cut to the police department, and a shift toward funding police to reform efforts. Read more here.
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Outdoor dining
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Pat Loeb
June 16, 2020 - 4:00 am
A Philadelphia City Council committee Monday advanced a bill allowing outdoor restaurant service almost anywhere in the city, but members made it clear they have some reservations. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
June 11, 2020 - 1:20 pm
Philadelphia City Council members are proposing a number of bills in response to the demands of protesters for police reform and greater equity in city services. Read more here.
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The School District of Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
May 29, 2020 - 4:00 am
The Philadelphia School District's budget has been on a roller coaster ride the last few days. But the district appears to be standing on solid financial ground, for now. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
May 28, 2020 - 4:03 pm
Mayor Jim Kenney has withdrawn his proposal for a real estate tax increase to fund the School District of Philadelphia, after the state Legislature agreed to higher-than-expected school funding. Read more here.
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Photograph of Philadelphia City Council's budget hearing
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Mike DeNardo
May 20, 2020 - 1:54 pm
School District of Philadelphia leaders are asking City Council to maintain education funding, as it considers Mayor Jim Kenney's revised budget. Council President Darrell Clarke says not to expect a smooth ride. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
May 08, 2020 - 3:18 pm
Philadelphia officials launched two new efforts — one to combat the virus, the other to ease the economic impact. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Council chambers
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Pat Loeb
May 01, 2020 - 4:54 pm
Philadelphia’s COVID-19 cases continue to decline but the virus’ devastating effect on city finances became clearer Friday as Mayor Jim Kenney submitted a new budget to city council with deep cuts and some tax increases to close a $650 million deficit caused by COVID-19. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall
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Pat Loeb
April 02, 2020 - 3:02 pm
It only took 12 minutes on Thursday for Philadelphia City Council to unanimously pass the Kenney administration’s request for $85 million to fight COVID-19. Read more here.
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