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Behold the motivational power of money. After Mayor Nutter allowed a controversial bill to become law that increases pay for most members of the Board...
Protests and counterprotests prompt police call, legal threats, fundraisers.
PHILADELPHIA J. Matthew Wolfe was part of an insurgency that spent three years trying to overthrow the leadership of Philadelphia's feckless Republican Party in the hopes of building a viable alternative to Democratic dominance.
The last two attempts to create Neighborhood Improvement Districts in Philadelphia have crashed and burned, so two groups exploring the possibility of...
The City of Philadelphia sold $65.2 million of bonds to finance a new police headquarters facility at 4601 Market St.
When Philadelphia was deep in the winter of 2011, State Rep. Vanessa Lowery Brown was in a far warmer place - the Waldorf Astoria's Naples Grande Beach Resort in Florida.
A fast food restaurant worker earns about $19,000 a year. That’s only if she earns $9 an hour and works full time. The average CEO of a fast food restaurant chain pulls in $23.8 million a year, according to a study published today. That’s more than $11,400 an hour.
PHILADELPHIA The board that hears Philadelphia's property tax appeals has finally started mowing down a huge backlog of cases after City Council approved a bill last month giving pay raises to most of its members.
Councilman David Oh and his party are at odds over the "resign-to-run" rule.
PHILADELPHIA The 18-story city office building at the foot of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, formerly the headquarters for Bell Telephone Co. of Pennsylvania, will be closed through the weekend as contractors try to repair the building's elevators, damaged by water from a broken pipe.
Marjorie Margolies' fund-raising totals may have gone from minimal to illegal in the first three months of 2014, according to a complaint filed by one of her opponents in the 13th District congressional race.
PHILADELPHIA The campaign committee of Philadelphia City Controller Alan Butkovitz - a potential mayoral candidate next year - has hired a nationally renowned media strategist whose most impressive recent victory was a write-in campaign that elected Mike Duggan mayor of Detroit.
A local street musician claims he was assaulted for playing music.
PHILADELPHIA The bad news for Philadelphia bicyclists: A bike-sharing program, like ones other cities have, won't be launched here this fall, as previously hoped.
The City of Philadelphia sold $65.2 million of bonds to finance a new police headquarters facility at 4601 Market St.
The tax board must adjudicate 23,000 appeals from property-taxpayers.
Behold the motivational power of money. After Mayor Nutter allowed a controversial bill to become law that increases pay for most members of the Board...
The last two attempts to create Neighborhood Improvement Districts in Philadelphia have crashed and burned, so two groups exploring the possibility of...
Protests and counterprotests prompt police call, legal threats, fundraisers.
PHILADELPHIA J. Matthew Wolfe was part of an insurgency that spent three years trying to overthrow the leadership of Philadelphia's feckless Republican Party in the hopes of building a viable alternative to Democratic dominance.