The $100 Million Gamble
Council is pushing the mayor to spend $100 million on gun violence prevention programs. Is that bold policy-making or the appearance of it?
Philly’s Next Big Challenge
City leaders became experts at handling decline in the last half of the last century. Now, a former city official wonders, can they rise to the occasion and capitalize on growth?
How Else To Spend $1.4 Billion
City Controller Rebecca Rhynhart offered an alternative spending plan for the city’s federal recovery funds with real, measurable goals. Philly 3.0’s engagement director lays out what that could mean for Philly
What Can Philly Learn from NYC’s Mayor’s Race?
Our mayoral elections have often tended (lightly anyway) to mirror what happened in New York, Philly 3.0’s engagement editor says. What does this month’s race in NYC mean for Philly?
What is Jim Kenney’s Goal For Tax Reform?
Is it more than “three cups of coffee” for every citizen? Philly 3.0’s engagement editor considers the consequences of being too cautious—or not—with business tax reform in Philly
Who Is Larry Krasner?
A quick and informative look at the district attorney of Philadelphia
Watch: MSNBC Anchor Ali Velshi on Biden’s first 100 days
The Citizen board member joined us virtually to reflect on the hope of bipartisanship, the broken GOP and government working as it should.
What Threatens Larry Krasner’s Progressive Vision?
District attorney Krasner is facing a climbing homicide rate, pushback from the police and skepticism from the community. A report from The Trace wonders: If he wins, can his platform survive?