Category:  Council News

By administrator, July 11, 2014 0 Council News

Philadelphia, July 11, 2014 - “Everybody has a birthday, so on mine we celebrate everybody.” Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell chooses to mark her birthday by helping others. For the 16th consecutive year, the 3rd District councilwoman shared her birthday with hundreds of… Read More »

By administrator, July 8, 2014 0 Council News

The Philadelphia City Council Fellowship Program was initiated by Council President Darrell L. Clarke in 2012 to connect area college and graduate students with hands-on legislative, policy and communications experience in City Hall. Philadelphia City Council Fellows are students and… Read More »

By administrator, July 2, 2014 0 Council News

Philadelphia, July 2, 2014 – City Council President Darrell L. Clarke (5th District) on Wednesday thanked Pennsylvania lawmakers who voted to approve legislation that would enable the City of Philadelphia to increase a tax on tobacco products that will raise nearly $90 million for… Read More »

By administrator, May 15, 2014 0 Council News

     Philadelphia, May 15, 2014 – Philadelphia City Council and lawmakers in Harrisburg on Thursday announced a legislation package that authorizes $165 million in additional funds to the School District of Philadelphia next school year and provides a minimum… Read More »