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Frank DiCicco’s Heartless Response to Homelessness

A little over a week ago, First District Councilman Frank DiCicco introduced Bill 110386 in an attempt to amend the 1999 Sidewalk Behavior law to, […]

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A Reanimated City Council?

Philadelphia City Council is a little bit like the ocean. Ancient. Unchanging. And deep. OK, so the metaphor isn’t perfect. The point is that council, […]

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End of the Fumo Era for City Council

Frank DiCicco’s announcement this week that he won’t seek reelection to his long-held City Council seat marks the end of a generation of Philadelphia politicians—the […]

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DROP: Three Drips Left

No sooner had I challenged the DROP squad to run for re-election so we could throw them out of office, than the squad’s leader decided […]

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Let’s March on Philadelphia City Council!

It is the slowest bank robbery in history, and we are all eyewitnesses. It is an inside job; the same people who are supposed to […]

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Will Philadelphia City Council Please Get Back to Work?

As the rabid raid continues on Philadelphia’s pension fund, City Council members — the only people with the ability to guard the fund — are […]

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Is City Council Prez Anna Verna Retiring?

DROP, the city’s deferred retirement option plan, has been undisputedly exposed as a scam by independent analysis. The only surprise in the report from Boston […]

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The Silver Fox Still Casts A Long Shadow

I assumed it was a mistake when I first read the George X. Schwartz obit in the Daily News two weeks ago. Not that he […]