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

By Jon Geeting

Ideas We Should Steal: Reusable Bag Share

As City Council considers banning plastic bags, Green Philly highlights a Collingswood program that could make going bag-free easier for consumers and businesses

By Brianna Baker

How We Voted

Philly 3.0's engagement director with a fine-grained look at how citywide voting coalitions made a difference in 2019

By Jon Geeting

Ideas We Should Steal: A Fairer Evictions Court

Proposed legislation would provide free lawyers for Philly tenants at risk of evictions, similar to how defendants are guaranteed counsel in criminal court. Could it help even the playing field here, as it has in New York City?

By Steve Volk

Who’s Running for City Council?

Learn about all the candidates running for City Council during the Philadelphia general election on November 5

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

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

Is Council’s Love of Parking Finally Over?

As Philly 3.0’s engagement director notes, new members could bring even more sense to the ongoing debate over zoning code parking minimums

By Jon Geeting

The Oddly Exciting At-Large City Council Race

How Dan Tinney may be the unexpected beneficiary of this year’s tumult

By Jon Geeting