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A draft proposal to split Philadelphia's Department of Licenses and Inspections in two already has officials split on the idea - and whether the draft should be made public.
Judge rules the state Attorney General can release emails from when Corbett held that office.
SRC ballot question a bust for the Nov. general election.
You know that non-binding ballot referendum City Council approved Thursday to ask voters if the School Reform Commission should be abolished?
Heard in the Hall: Former Philadelphia District Attorney Lynne Abraham has decided she will run for mayor.
City Controller says - and mayor denies - special hotline for the connected.
A city leader urged federal authorities to prosecute, while thousands signed a petition for Pennsylvania to protect gays.
With the 2015 primary still eight months away, Ken Trujillo launched his bid for mayor at a sprinter's pace Wednesday with positions big and small on education, policing, and business development.
Those mini Liberty Bells might not be so embarrassing after all. Councilman David Oh, who has previously questioned the purpose of Mayor Nutter’s international travels and criticized the little Liberty Bells given to foreign dignitaries, is embarking Wednesday on a week-long trade mission to Korea. And he is bringing little bells with him.
Former City Solicitor Ken Trujillo is poised to enter the 2015 race for mayor Wednesday morning at a news conference he has scheduled in front of Philadelphia School District headquarters.
SRC ballot question a bust for the Nov. general election.
Judge rules the state Attorney General can release emails from when Corbett held that office.
A draft proposal to split Philadelphia's Department of Licenses and Inspections in two already has officials split on the idea - and whether the draft should be made public.
You know that non-binding ballot referendum City Council approved Thursday to ask voters if the School Reform Commission should be abolished?
Possession of a couple of joints of pot is closer to being legally inconsequential in Philadelphia. City voters will get to voice an opinion on state control of the city schools. And a city councilman cast a potentially career-altering vote on principle.
Council approves a voter referendum to end the SRC that has no power to change how public schools are managed.
A draft report that a blue-ribbon panel has sent to Mayor Nutter calls for splitting Philadelphia's much-criticized Department of Licenses and Inspections in two, The Inquirer has learned.
City Council today approved in a 15-1 vote a measure to place on the ballot a non-binding referendum asking voters if they want to abolish the School Reform Commission. The question now: Will Mayor Nutter sign the legislation into law, allowing the measure to appear on the Nov. 4 general election ballot?
Lynne M. Abraham, the feisty former judge and Philadelphia district attorney who reigned over the city's criminal justice system for nearly two decades, says she will make a run for mayor.
Heard in the Hall: Former Philadelphia District Attorney Lynne Abraham has decided she will run for mayor.