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Free wifi in City Council chambers

City Council chambers now has free wifi.

Free wifi in City Council chambers

City Council chambers now has free wifi.

Check out the news release below:


        Philadelphia, Sept. 13, 2012 – Council President Darrell L. Clarke today announced Philadelphia City Council Chambers and Caucus Room are now WiFi accessible.

“The availability of free and open WiFi on the 4th floor of City Hall is overdue,” Council President Clarke said. “I encourage members of the visiting public, particularly those who attend City Council meetings and hearings, to take advantage of this service.”

The CityCouncilnetwork is accessible via wireless device to anyone in City Council Chambers (Room 400) or in the Caucus Room.

“As City Council this fiscal year debates legislation affecting the quality of life, economic prosperity, and safety of the citizens of Philadelphia, I encourage members of the public to utilize Council’s online legislative information center ( and other resources in real time,” Council President Clarke said.


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Chris Brennan, a native Philadelphian and graduate of Temple University, joined the Daily News in 1999. He has written about SEPTA, the Philadelphia School District, the legalization of casino gambling, state government, the mayor, the governor, City Council and political campaigns. E-mail tips to
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Jenny DeHuff is a 2005 graduate of the University of Rhode Island, where she cut her teeth in journalism. A South Philly transplant from New England, she joined the Daily News City Hall Bureau in 2013. For the past several years, she has worked as an investigative reporter exposing corruption in suburban politics, covering sometimes ghastly criminal court cases and following the people’s money and how its spent. In addition to being a dogged news hound, she enjoys reading and writing about travel, animals, Irish whiskey and aviation. E-mail tips to
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