What Failed Leadership Looks Like
In an email exchange between Council President Clarke and a constituent, not even a murder epidemic can prompt an empathetic response. This is your tax dollars at work?
Two dead in a Spring Garden playground is just the latest example of a murder epidemic overtaking the city. The mayor and City Council president will hold a press conference today … about Donald Trump
Suing the State
City Council wants the state to get out of its way of enacting new gun laws. Smart strategy, or a waste of time?
The Fix: R.I.P Councilmanic Prerogative
Every councilperson convicted of a crime in Philly since 1981 committed offenses related to councilmanic prerogative. There is, Philly 3.0’s engagement director says, another way: Planning
The Fix: Let The Sun Shine
The indictment of Councilman Kenyatta Johnson is just the latest example of Philly’s most pressing political problem: Transactionalism
Does City Hall Have An Actual Plan?
City Council and Mayor Kenney began their new terms this week. WURD’s afternoon host wonders if that will matter at all for Philadelphians
That’s A Wrap
What bills passed—and didn’t—in City Council’s final session of the year
How Will City Council End Its Term?
As the end of this legislative session approaches, Philly 3.0’s engagement director looks at the bills our elected leaders may still consider—or let die—before new Councilmembers take office