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?
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
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
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.
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”
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