Reality Check: “Basic income” To The Rescue?
WURD’s midday host praises the boldness of City Council's poverty proposal, with caveats
Citizen Mystery Shopper (Part 13)
We sent out mystery shoppers to test Philadelphia City Council and SEPTA. Here, the results.
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
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 Charter Follies
City Council is entertaining amending the Home Rule Charter … again. Why does this matter?
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
Reformer vs. Progressive
Recent revelations illustrate Philly’s real political divide. Here’s why it matters.