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By PHL Council, September 10, 2015 Council News

Philadelphia, September 10, 2015 – Councilman Kenyatta Johnson (2nd District) introduced legislation to increase funding for the Housing Trust Fund by $2 million for the 2016 fiscal year.   “Between 2016 and 2020, the City of Philadelphia will collect approximately… Read More »

By PHL Council, September 10, 2015 Council News

Philadelphia, Sept. 10, 2015 – Councilman Mark Squilla (1st District) on Thursday introduced legislation on behalf of the Nutter Administration that would require existing and future single-stall restrooms to be designated gender-neutral.  Many single-stall restrooms in city-owned facilities are already… Read More »

By PHL Council, September 3, 2015 Civic Engagement

From the desk of Lance Haver, Director of Engagement for Philadelphia City Council. As you may have heard, A&P which operates Super Fresh and Pathmark supermarkets has filed for bankruptcy. If these markets are closed, approximately 1,000 local jobs will… Read More »

By PHL Council, August 24, 2015 Council News

The Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA) recently broke ground in North Philadelphia on the first phase of the agency’s Sharswood/Blumberg Transformation Plan. This plan is PHA’s most ambitious and dynamic development plan in nearly a decade. Council President Darrell L. Clarke,… Read More »