The Fix: Term Limits For City Council?

In Arlington, Texas and across the nation, term limits are gaining steam. Would they make Council more responsive…to us?

By Larry Platt

What Are the Soda Tax Facts?

A new, independent study sheds some light on our ongoing political debate. Isn't it time Mayor Kenney started paying attention?

By Larry Platt

Who’s Running in 2019?

Philly’s primary campaign season kicks off this month. Philly 3.0’s Engagement Director on what we know about the candidates so far

By Jon Geeting

Reality Check: Philly Has a Violence Problem

And it’s time our leaders start acting like it

By Charles D. Ellison

Buy New Voting Machines Already

Philly Election Commissioners are refusing to have new, reliable machines in place by 2020. As Philly 3.0’s Engagement Director notes, that puts the Presidential election at risk

By Jon Geeting

Where’s Our Growth Agenda?

In the wake of Council’s passage of Fair Work Week legislation, a panel of civic and business leaders remind us that inclusive economic growth is the real answer to addressing poverty

By Larry Platt

The Fix: The Real Problem with Corrupt Land Sales? City Council

As Philly 3.0's engagement director notes, reform is hampered by Council's refusal to grapple with its own worst impulses

By Jon Geeting

New Blood: Ah, The Ghosts of Scandals Past

In the first of an occasional series profiling relative newcomers to the political process, two would-be reformers eye the City Commissioner’s office.

By Larry Platt