Who’s Running for Philadelphia City Council?

We’ve got your list of primary incumbents and challengers for City Council right here.

By The Philadelphia Citizen Staff

2023 Philadelphia City Council Candidates’ Race for Money

As the pool of candidates for City Council balloons, Philly 3.0’s engagement director looks at how much candidates — both incumbent and prospective members — have raised

By Jon Geeting

Your City Defined: 311

City Councilmember Isaiah Thomas recently introduced a bill to pay Philadelphians for filing complaints. Which led us to wonder: Just what is 311 all about?

By J.P. Romney

Governing Makes a Comeback

Council’s passage last week of modest business tax cuts was more than a rebuke of progressives. It also might suggest that reasonableness is trending again

By Larry Platt

WATCH: Run for Something

See what Councilmember Isaiah Thomas, activist Amanda Litman, State Rep. Joanna McClinton and Scranton Mayor Paige Cognetti had to say about the future of (young) local politics in America

By Lauren McCutcheon

How To Reverse The Murder Epidemic

Unlike many other leaders, Delco DA Jack Stollsteimer and City Council members Isaiah Thomas and Allan Domb speak with a no-nonsense sense of urgency. That’s a start.

By Larry Platt

Reality Check: Black History Month Isn’t Working

It was supposed to be a way to make black people equal and free of the legacies of racism. Instead, WURD’s midday radio host contends, it’s little more than a “cultural birthday party”

By Charles D. Ellison

New Blood: Does the City Need a Coach?

In the fourth of an ongoing series, meet East Oak Lane’s Isaiah Thomas: A 30-year-old with a new way of thinking about leadership

By Larry Platt