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By PHL Council, September 17, 2015 Comments Off on COUNCILMEMBERS CALL FOR HEARINGS ON CITY’S “RULE OF TWO” Council News

(PHILADELPHIA, PA) September 17, 2015— Today, Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown called for hearings to examine a change to Article VII Chapter 401-h of the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter commonly referred to as the “Rule of Two,” co-sponsored by Councilwoman Maria… Read More »

By PHL Council, September 15, 2015 Comments Off on COUNCIL PRESIDENT CLARKE, CITY OFFICIALS CELEBRATE GRAND OPENING OF GORDON APARTMENTS Council News

Philadelphia, Sept. 15, 2015 – The Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA) and city officials on Tuesday celebrated the grand opening of the Gordon Apartments, the agency’s second development in the Strawberry Mansion neighborhood. PHA converted a formerly vacant piece of land… Read More »

By PHL Council, September 14, 2015 Comments Off on COUNCILWOMAN BASS INTRODUCES BILL TO RAISE over $3.4 MILLION FOR STREET CALMING EFFORTS Council News

PHILADELPHIA — September 10, 2015 – Today, Councilwoman Cindy Bass (8th District) introduced a bill that will raise an estimated $3.47 million for street calming measures throughout the City of Philadelphia. The ordinance, which would take effect in July 2016,… Read More »

By PHL Council, September 11, 2015 Comments Off on COUNCILWOMAN REYNOLDS BROWN INTRODUCES BILL TO COMBAT STREET PEDDLING BY MINORS Council News

(PHILADELPHIA, PA) September 10, 2015 –Today, Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown introduced a bill to combat “solicitations of contributions in the roadway by minors,” otherwise known as street peddling. The bill aims to reduce street peddling by minors by mandating fines… Read More »