DNC debuts new website

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With two months until the DNC, organizers debuted a new website to coincide with Philly Tech Week: DemConvention.com. The site includes information... Read more

Philadelphia gets $43 million for DNC security

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The City of Philadelphia received official confirmation this week that it will be getting $43 million from the federal government to cover... Read more

Commission outlines what pre-K should look like

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The city’s Commission on Universal Pre-K issued its final report to the mayor and City Council, this week, with recommendations for how... Read more

City Council holding hearings on heroin and opioid abuse

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City Council this week hosted the first in a series of community meetings on heroin and opioid abuse in Philadelphia, part of an effort to... Read more

Chief investment officer of Phila. pension fund resigns

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Philadelphia's pension fund is losing its chief investment officer at the end of the month. Brad Woolworth, who took the helm last year, is... Read more

Tasco: Get rid of City Commissioners

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Marian Tasco, the longtime City Councilwoman who served as a City Commissioner in the 1980s, came out with a strongly-worded statement Thursday... Read more

City lobbying contracts up for grabs

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Mayor Kenney is officially seeking lobbying proposals for a new contract starting in July. A request for proposals went up Tuesday on the... Read more

Kenney picks outsider for fire chief, gets some union pushback

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At a press conference Tuesday, Mayor Kenney officially named his new fire commissioner, a Virginia transplant, and his pick for chief of prisons... Read more