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

The Fix: You Can’t Change a Culture of Corruption…

…when just about everyone in it is complicit. State Rep. Jared Solomon and Councilmember Maria Quiñones-Sánchez have spoken out. But, in the aftermath of the Dougherty conviction, where are the others?

By Larry Platt

The Fix: A Post-Dougherty Anti-Corruption Crusade?

In a special Citizen Zoom series, former mayoral candidate Sam Katz, State Rep. Jared Solomon and City Councilmember Maria Quiñones-Sánchez weigh in on how we got here and how we move forward

By Larry Platt

Philadelphia Mayor’s Race: Pros and Cons of Eight Likely Candidates

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.

By Larry Platt

Is it time for a Permit Parking Blacklist?

Councilmember Maria Quiñones-Sánchez is pushing for a tool that might quell parking wars in developing neighborhoods. Philly 3.0’s engagement director on why it may be a solution we need

By Jon Geeting

Guest Commentary: Businesses, Step Up in the “New Normal”

A City Councilperson issues a call to arms for the business class: What are you doing to make a more equitable city?

By María Quiñones-Sánchez

Reformer vs. Progressive

Recent revelations illustrate Philly’s real political divide. Here’s why it matters.

By Larry Platt

Portrait of a Political Badass

Councilwoman Maria Quiñones-Sánchez models how to get stuff done while speaking truth to power … and slamming Stellas

By Larry Platt