Women Against Abuse tells City Council's Committee on Public Safety that it served 615 victims last year but had to turn away another 7,705 requests at the city's only emergency shelter for abused women and their children.
While the city struggles with a fiscal crisis many big-name non-profits -- such as the University of Pennsylvania and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital -- operate on large swaths of land in Philadelphia without paying any property taxes.
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And City Councilwoman Maria Quinones Sanchez takes to the Daily News editorial page to defend her legislation for the city to create a land bank.