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How the City’s New Millennial Advisory Committee Could Change Philly Politics

On Wednesday, the city announced the 21 members of its first-ever Millennial Advisory Committee. The committee, which will meet monthly, is tasked with advising the city […]

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In 2016, Jim Kenney Reminded Us How Effective a Seasoned Politician Can Be

Jim Kenney doesn’t want to be here. It’s mid-October, and we’re meeting in his sprawling office in City Hall to talk about something that should […]

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Here’s How the Jill Stein–Led Recount Effort Is Going in Philly

For Beth Finn, it was about having doubts. The Washington Square resident, inspired by a well-publicized effort by former Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein, […]

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Police Search For Two Men Who Allegedly Climbed Through City Hall Window

Philadelphia police are searching for two men who allegedly climbed through a City Hall window yesterday.

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WATCH: William Penn Was on Jeopardy! Last Night and Nobody Got It

Can you identify the man on top of Philadelphia’s City Hall? What if we offered you the chance to bet on it?

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Activists to Protest “Racism in the Gayborhood” at City Hall

The Black and Brown Workers Collective (BBWC), an intersectional LGBTQ/racial justice organization, is planning a direct action at City Hall on Friday, September 23rd, at […]

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WATCH: Giant Inflatable Joints Marched Around City Hall

As part of a massive pro-marijuana legalization protest on the first day of the Democratic National Convention, protesters today marched two giant inflatable joints around […]

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OPINION: Intersectionality and the Orlando Shootings

Since the weekend, I have not been able to think much about anything besides but the tragic mass shooting at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando. […]

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NASCAR Drivers Are Doing a Lap Around City Hall

Drivers from the NASCAR XFINITY Series will promote an upcoming race at Pocono Raceway by doing a lap around Philadelphia City Hall at noon today. […]

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Bill Would Create Municipal ID in Philly

City Hall may soon issue its own “municipal ID” to Philadelphia residents, a new form of identification modeled on programs in New York, San Francisco and other […]

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City Bill Would Crack Down on Nuisance Businesses

City Hall would gain new powers in cracking down on “nuisance” businesses under a new bill proposed by Councilwoman Cindy Bass — and neighborhood groups […]

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25 Signs From the Anti-UberX Protest That Shut Down Center City

About 100 cab and Uber Black drivers shut down traffic in Center City today with a protest against Lyft and UberX outside City Hall. The […]

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Philly Lawmakers Are Making Even More Money Than Before

Back in 2011, the Pew Philadelphia Research Initiative studied how Philadelphia’s City Council compared to other legislatures in 14 peer cities throughout the country. At the […]

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Will Supreme Court Break the Power of Philly’s Municipal Unions?

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday heard a case that could undermine the power of Philadephia’s powerful municipal unions. The case, Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association, doesn’t […]

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11 Things You Might Not Know About: Philly’s Public Squares

They’re some of the most revered spaces in the city — the five open public squares William Penn laid out in the 1680s to keep […]