Jared Brey

Citified

Activists: Uber Tax Should Fund Philly Schools, Not the PPA

The PPA says it needs the money to regulate ride-sharing companies.

Citified

After Inviting Reporters to Outdated Jail, Kenney Kicks Them Out

The mayor said he felt uncomfortable with photographers tailing him.

Uber
Citified

Uber, Lyft “Tax” Would Actually Be $4M PPA Windfall

And guarantee nothing to Philly Schools. At least that’s how the bill’s written now.

City Life

Philly Grows by 6,000 to Stay in Top-Five Cities

But Phoenix is in hot pursuit, according to Census estimates

Citified

Only a Fraction of Philly Neighborhoods Have Gentrified, Pew Says

And it’s a surprisingly small fraction.

Citified

Reynolds Brown: My Container Tax Is Less Regressive Than Kenney’s Soda Tax

Her proposal could make it harder for the mayor to get his budget passed.

Citified

Councilwoman Wants to Tax Containers Instead of Soda

Not so fast with that soda tax, Mayor Kenney.

Citified

Helen Gym Calls for Investigation of School Police Use of Force

Council members want the District to release its policies regarding the use of force by school officers.

City Life

Helen Gym Calls for Investigation of School Police Use of Force

Council members want the District to release its policies regarding the use of force by school officers.

Property

Report: Blatstein Offered $18M for Broad & Washington Lot

The owners say they’ve gotten even higher offers.

Philadelphia School District Building
Citified

Council: Why Did $1.3 Million for School Nurses Go Unspent?

Lawmakers quizzed district officials on staff vacancies at a hearing Tuesday.

West elevation
Property

Blatstein’s Broad & Washington Project Approved

But an ownership dispute over the parcel is still pending.

Citified

Philly to Focus Homeless Outreach on Center City “Hotspots”

The city will try to get chronically homeless people enrolled in services and housing.

Property

Lawyer: Blatstein Doesn’t Own Broad & Washington Lot

The owner’s lawyer has notified the zoning board that an agreement of sale to Blatstein expired in March.

City Life

Jim Kenney, Thespian

The mayor made a cameo in a St. Joe’s Prep high school production of the musical comedy Curtains.