Mayor Nutter signs off on franchise deal with Comcast

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It’s a done deal. After eight months of negotiations, Mayor Nutter on Tuesday signed off on a new 15-year franchise between the city... Read more

Philly ethics board fines City Council members, state senator

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The city ethics board has entered settlements with the political committee's for two City Council members, including Council President Darrell... Read more

Council passes Comcast franchise deal

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City Council approved a new 15-year franchise agreement between the city and Comcast on Thursday, giving the telecommunications giant the legal... Read more

Controller: Mentor minority businesses to boost contract participation

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A report issued by the City Controller urges Philadelphia to implement a mentorship program to grow the number of female, disabled and minority... Read more

‘The playbook of Hitler’: Nutter wants to ban Trump from Philly

A day after Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said he would ban all Muslims from the country, Mayor Nutter said he wants to ban... Read more

Local elected officials endorse Katie McGinty for U.S. Senate

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Katie McGinty, a Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, received a significant round of local endorsements Tuesday. Mayor Nutter, City Council... Read more

Kenney to travel to Harvard with other mayor-elects

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Mayor-elect Jim Kenney will spend the later part of this week at Harvard University, learning alongside other newly elected mayors. Kenney... Read more

DNC Committee gives press a preview

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Nearly 500 members of the media from 125 news outlets came to Philadelphia, Thursday to tour the Wells Fargo Center and in some cases try their... Read more