A special committee released its poverty action plan with recommendations to address several areas including housing, education and guaranteed income.
Councilman Oh’s resolution condemns what he calls a “lack of transparency and community participation in the rollout of a proposed injection site in South Philadelphia.”
One Fishtown resident spray painted the city council president's name on the street in hopes of getting potholes fixed.
Employers in Philadelphia cannot ask job applicants for their salary history, a federal appeals court has ruled.
Philadelphia City Councilman Kenyatta Johnson on Friday pleaded not guilty to federal corruption charges after he and his wife, Dawn Chavous, who also pleaded not guilty, were indicted on federal corruption charges
Philadelphia City Councilmember Kenyatta Johnson has been indicted on corruption charges, federal prosecutors announced Wednesday.
A city council member is pushing for rent control in an attempt to keep low-income families from being priced out.
A local lawmaker is working to combat gun violence in Philadelphia by focusing on stronger gun laws.
On Monday, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney announced details of the speed camera rollout on Roosevelt Boulevard.
Philadelphia city council passed a bill Thursday that will ban retailers from giving customers single-use plastic bags.
The city of Philadelphia has higher high-powered legal representatives to back councilman Kenyatta Johnson who is facing a federal investigation.
A city council member is calling for the resignation of the Philadelphia police commissioner for having worn a T-shirt decades ago that critics say made light of a Los Angeles police beating.
Hold up wait a minute, y'all thought he was finished?
Philadelphia City Council is considering a bill to ban stores from only accepting credit and debit cards.
The Philadelphia City Council has issued a formal resolution welcoming the Philadelphia Flyers' new mascot Gritty to the city.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Philadelphia's first black mayor says he was responsible for dropping a bomb on a home full of people 33 years ago.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Former Philadelphia Mayor W. Wilson Goode Sr., who led the city in 1985 when police dropped a bomb on a rowhouse and caused an inferno that killed 11 people and destroyed more than 60 homes, defended his legacy against shouting protesters Friday as the city named a street in his honor.
Philadelphia City Council’s Committee on Law and Government held a public hearing Tuesday regarding a proposed bill that would mandate sexual harassment training for all City of Philadelphia employees.
The players aren't the only ones facing off. Philadelphia and Boston's city council presidents are throwing down on social media The two city leaders are making Sunday's game even more interesting by placing a wager on the game.
Philadelphia City Council voted 14-3 Thursday, for legislation that aims to crack down on so-called “beer delis” that have become in nuisance in some city neighborhoods.