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By PHL Council, October 7, 2015 Comments Off on CITY COUNCIL, SCHOOL DISTRICT & SCHOOL REFORM COMMISSION SIGN INTERGOVERNMENTAL COOPERATION AGREEMENT Council News

New Fiscal Transparency Measures to be Implemented as Local Funding for Philadelphia School District Reaches Historic Levels Philadelphia, Oct. 7, 2015 – The City Council of Philadelphia, the Philadelphia School Reform Commission, and the School District of Philadelphia on Wednesday… Read More »

By PHL Council, October 6, 2015 Comments Off on COUNCILMAN HENON JOINS SENATOR CASEY, MAYOR NUTTER TO OPEN MANUFACTURING CENTER AT BEN FRANKLIN HS Council News

On Friday, October 2, Councilman Bobby Henon (6th District) joined Mayor Michael Nutter, Senator Robert Casey Jr. (D-PA), local philanthropists Leigh and John Middleton and School District of Philadelphia Superintendent William Hite, to open the new Center for Advanced Manufacturing at… Read More »

By PHL Council, September 30, 2015 Comments Off on SUPPORT THE RIGHT TO KNOW WHAT IS IN YOUR FOOD Civic Engagement

From the Desk of Lance Haver, Director of Civic Engagement for Philadelphia City Council: On September 17th, Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown introduced a resolution calling on Pennsylvania’s United States Senators to vote against a bill that would preempt state governments… Read More »

By PHL Council, September 21, 2015 Comments Off on YOU MAY BE OWED A REFUND FROM FURNITURE SIR-PLUS Civic Engagement

From the desk of Lance Haver, Director of Engagement for Philadelphia City Council. Did you or someone you know try to buy furniture from Furniture Sir-Plus?  Did the store take your money, close down, or refuse to deliver your furniture? … Read More »