Darrell Clarke

Property

Hamilton Construction Gets Under Way With Ceremonial Brick-Breaking

Philadelphia City Council members, Community College of Philadelphia officials, and executives of Radnor Property Group gathered before an invited audience this morning (Sept. 12th) to […]

Property

1911 Walnut to Be Mixed-Use, Mixed-Income Project

Southern Land Company appeared before the City Planning Commission today with a revised version of its proposed apartment tower on the last piece of open […]

Property

Single-Family Workforce Housing Comes to East Poplar

Late on Wednesday morning (May 24th) in East Poplar, City Council President Darrell Clarke, Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority Executive Director Greg Heller, and representatives of BMK […]

Property

New City Initiative Seeks to Clear Home Repair Assistance Backlog

This afternoon, in front of a modest rowhome in Olney, Mayor Jim Kenney, City Council President Darrell Clarke, City Council member Cherelle Parker (D-9th District) […]

Business

Chamber of Commerce Votes Against Philadelphia Tax Reform Plan

A coalition of city business and political leaders led by Center City District President and CEO Paul Levy and Brandywine Realty Trust President and CEO […]

Citified

Why SRC Haters Finally Have a Real Shot at Abolishing It

The School Reform Commission is astonishingly unpopular in Philadelphia: Only 11 percent of residents think it should exist. Donald Trump has more support than that here! […]

School District of Philadelphia
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Two School Reform Commission Members Resign

Two members of Philadelphia’s School Reform Commission, the appointed body that serves in place of an elected school board, have announced that they will resign. […]

Hillary Clinton - West Philadelphia High School rally
News

Clinton Campaign Announces “Pa. African Americans for Hillary”

After a voter registration drive and policy speech in Philadelphia Tuesday, Hillary Clinton’s campaign launched “Pennsylvania African Americans for Hillary” on Wednesday. Included in the […]

News

A Modest Proposal: Let’s Keep Guns Out of Kids’ Hands

Did you hear the great news? Philadelphia got through the Democratic National Convention in one piece, proving once again that it can host Big Events every […]

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WATCH: Supercut of Darrell Clarke Attacking Donald Trump

Last week, Hillary Clinton’s campaign opened its first field office in North Philadelphia, near Broad Street and Cecil B. Moore Avenue. City Council President Darrell […]

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Philly Workers and Businesses Might Get a Big Tax Cut … In Two Years

For years, a chorus of business leaders and policy wonks has been singing the same tune: The business and wage taxes in Philadelphia are too […]

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Here’s Where Philly’s First Nine Community Schools Will Be Located

Mayor Jim Kenney hosted a press conference on Monday to announce the first nine community schools, which the city hopes to transform from education-only facilities […]

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The Soda Tax Battle’s Biggest Winners and Losers

One of the longest and most expensive political wars in recent Philadelphia history has come to an end. On Thursday, City Council voted 13-4 to enact a tax on […]

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How Jim Kenney’s Big Soda Tax Victory Is Upending City Hall

For years, Philadelphians saw government dysfunction everywhere they looked. In City Hall, former Mayor Michael Nutter was so impotent that he couldn’t persuade a single Council […]

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Will Philly’s Soda Tax Make Coca-Cola the Next Philip Morris?

In 1973, Arizona became the first state in America to restrict smoking in some public places. Four years later, Berkeley, Calif., became the first city in the […]