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By kimmel1, 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 kimmel1, 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 »

By kimmel1, May 12, 2014 0 Council News

Philadelphia, May 12, 2014 – With eight days to go before Pennsylvania’s primary elections, a united City Council on Monday urged Philadelphians to vote “yes” on a ballot question that would extend the current minimum wage of $10.88 to all… Read More »

By kimmel1, April 30, 2014 0 Uncategorized

Philadelphia, April 20, 2014 – City Council hosted a Neighborhood Budget Hearing of 2014 on Wednesday, April 30, 2014, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at the West Oak Lane Charter School (7115 Stenton Ave.). “The Neighborhood Budget Hearings are… Read More »