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City Life

Bill Green Will Get Protested at His First SRC Meeting

Why anyone would sacrifice his cushy half-councilman/half-lawyer gig and toss away mayoral ambitions to take a position that would get him publicly yelled at on […]

School District of Philadelphia
City Life

District, Teachers Headed for Likely Showdown

Superintendent William Hite on Tuesday signaled, again, that the district is headed toward a showdown with the teachers union over work rules in the teachers […]

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City Life

Bill Green Confirmed as SRC Chair

The State Senate has confirmed at-large Councilman Bill Green as new School Reform Commission chair by a vote of 44-2. Philly’s Vincent Hughes and Chesco/Montco’s […]

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City Life

SRC Nominations Should Be Confirmed Today

The Inquirer reports that the State Senate will vote today on the nominations of Bill Green and Farah Jimenez to the city’s School Reform Commission. There […]

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City Life

Interview: Can Bill Green Fix Philly’s Schools?

Councilman Bill Green has long been known for his heterodox ways: While other pols rely on glad-handing to make their way, Green spent his time […]

City Life

Can Bill Green — Who Has Used Airbnb — Make the Service Legal Before He Leaves?

As the Internet continues to grow and the economy continues to suck, more people are going to try to sell goods and services online for […]

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City Life

Democrats Already Competing for Green’s Council Seat

Technically, Bill Green’s Council seat isn’t empty—that won’t happen unless and until he’s confirmed to his new job leading the School Reform Commission. But that isn’t […]

Michael Nutter
City Life

Mayor Nutter “Perplexed” by Green Appointment to SRC, Says Philly Education Is in Corbett’s Hands Now

Mayor Nutter has released a statement about Bill Green’s appointment to chair the School Reform Commission and, well, it’s not super friendly. While I appreciate […]

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City Life

Bill Green Will Lead School Reform Commission

Breaking: tomorrow, Gov. Corbett will name Bill Green SRC chair, Farah Jiminez SRC member. #PHLed #inq — Kristen Graham (@newskag) January 17, 2014   Councilman […]

City Life

Bill Green to Lead School Reform Commission?

The Daily News reports that at-large City Councilman Bill Green is trying to sell Republicans in Harrisburg on his candidacy to lead the School Reform Commission, […]

City Life

Berks County Investigating Campaign Donation to Bill Green

Berks county officials are looking into donations made to Bill Rubin and Bill Green when both were Philadelphia City Council candidates. The Berks County Board […]

City Life

Does Bill Green Want to Skip the Mayor’s Race and Run for Congress?

Whenever the subject of Philadelphia’s 2015 mayoral race comes up, the one person who is always named first or second in the pack of candidates […]

City Life

Rumors Fly in City Hall’s Interim Mayor Situation

It was another difficult spring in Philadelphia for Mayor Michael Nutter: rising homicide rates, a recalcitrant City Council, the schools in disarray.

City Life

City Council Won’t Let You Protest Your Parking Ticket Over the Phone

City Council—while considering proposals from Councilman Bill Green on new methods for citizens to protest parking violations—has asked that telephonic hearings be removed from the […]

The Scene

HughE Dillon: Zarwin Baum Hosts Political VIPs

Last night, Philadelphia law firm Zarwin Baum hosted a meet-and-greet networking event with city leaders that was open to the public. At the unique cocktail […]