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.
Will The School District Squander Its $1.1 Billion Stimulus Windfall?
A history of management snafus under Superintendent Bill Hite can only make you wonder if we’re able to seize this potentially transformative moment
And They’re Off …
What do Allan Domb and Cindy Bass’ call this week for mass vaccinations, Rebecca Rhynhart’s recent critical report on the Kenney administration, and Jeff Brown’s plans to run for mayor all signal? That we’re closer to 2023 than you might think.
Making Work Pay
City Council unanimously passed Allan Domb’s wage tax rebate for low-income workers. This, Philly 3.0’s engagement director notes, is exactly the right moment for Mayor Kenney to sign it into law
Reformer vs. Progressive
Recent revelations illustrate Philly’s real political divide. Here’s why it matters.
That’s A Wrap
What bills passed—and didn’t—in City Council’s final session of the year
Ideas We Should Steal: Declaring War on Tax Deadbeats
New York City has had great success collecting back taxes. Why don’t we do what they’ve done?
City Council, The Comeback?
Our legislative body might be starting to think about, uh, actually legislating…now let’s reward them for flirting with substance