The Fix: Term Limits For City Council?

In Arlington, Texas and across the nation, term limits are gaining steam. Would they make Council more responsive…to us?

By Larry Platt

Who’s Running in 2019?

Philly’s primary campaign season kicks off this month. Philly 3.0’s Engagement Director on what we know about the candidates so far

By Jon Geeting

Reality Check: Philly Has a Violence Problem

And it’s time our leaders start acting like it

By Charles D. Ellison

Where’s Our Growth Agenda?

In the wake of Council’s passage of Fair Work Week legislation, a panel of civic and business leaders remind us that inclusive economic growth is the real answer to addressing poverty

By Larry Platt

New Blood: Ah, The Ghosts of Scandals Past

In the first of an occasional series profiling relative newcomers to the political process, two would-be reformers eye the City Commissioner’s office.

By Larry Platt

The Fix: Shifting the Blame

In the wake of a land sale scandal, Councilman Kenyatta Johnson has tried to take attention off himself. As Philly 3.0’s engagement director notes, that’s part of the problem

By Jon Geeting

Guest Commentary: How many people does it take to corrupt a city?

Want to put an end to Councilmanic Prerogative? A good government advocate knows one way: Elect new Councilmembers

By Brett Mandel

“The City That Holds No One Accountable”

How’s that for a new Philly marketing slogan? The latest example: All the high-fiving over our Amazon participation trophy

By Larry Platt