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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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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
March 21, 2020 - 4:00 am
Philadelphia City Council will meet on Thursday despite the restrictions in place to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. The members have one pressing item to take care of. Read more here.
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MAyor Kenney and Health Commissioner Tom Farley at a press conference.
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Pat Loeb
March 12, 2020 - 2:09 pm
The new coronavirus was very much on Philadelphia city councilmembers' minds when they met Thursday. New safety precautions were in effect, councilmembers introduced three resolutions related to the illness, and the Kenney administration requested the transfer of $85 million to fight a potential...
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The Philadelphia Freedom Fighters who once worked with lawyer and activist Cecil B. Moore celebrated less than a week after the mural of the beloved mentor was defaced.
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Cherri Gregg
February 20, 2020 - 5:13 pm
The Cecil B. Moore mural in North Philadelphia has been repaired just days after someone spray painted a racial slur the portrait of the civil rights icon. Another mural is now in the works. Read more here.
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The mural of Cecil B. Moore at North Bouvier and West Jefferson streets was defaced over the weekend.
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Charlotte Reese
February 16, 2020 - 10:51 am
An investigation is underway after a mural of Cecil B. Moore was vandalized over the weekend. Read more here.
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Inspector General Amy Kurland is leaving the position after 12 years of fighting corruption to join the Municipal Integrity team of nonprofit Bloomberg Associates.
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Pat Loeb
February 09, 2020 - 11:49 am
Philadelphia's longest-serving Inspector General is leaving her post, after having investigated hundreds of corruption cases and recovered millions of dollars during 12 years on the job. 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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