Philadelphia City Commissioner Al Schmidt says he found a glitch in PennDOT's approach to "moter-voter" that may prompt some people, in this country legally but not eligible to vote, to register to vote anyway.
City Commissioner Al Schmidt on Thursday called on the Pennsylvania Department of State to identify and contact noncitizens who registered to vote due to a flawed procedure at PennDot centers across the state.
For about eight years, Philadelphia's probation and parole department has used a computer algorithm to rate the riskiness of nearly every offender it oversees.
U.S. District Judge Harry Leinenweber on Friday granted Chicago's request for a temporary "nationwide" injunction.
Mayor Kenney's administration and Philadelphia Controller Alan Butkovitz traded jabs Monday about the impact of the controversial tax on sweetened beverages - and how to interpret the statistics that could support claims for or against it.
A convention for women, organized by women, that kept insisting that the necessity of political action on behalf of women is a fantasy of the left.
While Philadelphia's latest version of its five-year plan shows the city dipping into reserve funds to cover a new police contract, the Kenney administration says it will cover labor contract costs with "belt-tightening" measures that have not yet been finalized.
The chairman and vice chairman of Philadelphia's Republican City Committee are fighting about criticism of the chairman of the Democratic City Committee.
A lawsuit by Philadelphia commercial and industrial landlords alleges that a reassessment of their properties to take effect next year violated the uniformity clause of the Pennsylvania Constitution.
A new "hospitality-improvement" fee for Philadelphia hotel rooms is expected to add $1.50 to a $200-a-day room rate.
Jimmie Moore, a Philadelphia Municipal Court senior judge who resigned this week, will plead guilty as soon as next week to a single count of making false statements in his campaign finance filings, lawyer Jeffrey Miller said.
In an audit released Wednesday, the City Controller's Office said that thousands of the city's computers, portable and high-tech electronics going back to 1989 are missing or lost. Out of a sample of 350, more than half could not be found.
On Tuesday, Mural Arts Philadelphia unveiled a temporary installation near the Frank Rizzo statue at Municipal Services Building Plaza near City Hall, a Pop Art Afro pick in the style of the famous Claes Oldenburg "Clothespin." The sculpture, by Philly-raised artist Hank Willis Thomas, is part of Mural...
Some undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children cannot afford the $495 fee to renew their status under an Obama-administration program that protects them from deportation. Philadelphia, led by Councilwoman Helen Gym, is raising money to help.