Cherelle Parker

Property

What’s Developing in Your Neighborhood? This New Form Lets You Find Out

The whole point of the 2012 zoning code overhaul was to make it easier for builders and developers to build and develop in Philadelphia by […]

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) […]

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Teamsters to Pro-Soda Tax Lawmakers: No More Campaign Money For You

What do special interest groups want for their campaign donations? Are they looking for favors, access, or just a sympathetic ear? Most of the time, voters can only speculate (and worry) about the answers […]

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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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The Incredible Political Insurgency of Chris Rabb

How did Chris Rabb do it? In a city where political machines crush challengers like grapes, the 46-year-old adjunct professor defeated an establishment-backed incumbent in the April primary. Rabb’s opponent […]

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Relish Was Hot on Election Day — While Famous 4th Street Deli Was a Ghost Town

This year, Josh Shapiro didn’t go to the power crowd’s longtime Election Day lunch hangout Famous 4th Street Deli. Instead, the Democratic frontrunner in the Attorney General’s race dined at the other, […]

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Jim Kenney’s Big Move to Win Black Support

On Monday, former City Councilman Jim Kenney landed what could turn out to be the most critical endorsement in the Philadelphia mayor’s race: Council members […]

News

Marian Tasco to Retire From Council

[UPDATE, 11:40 a.m.] City Council President Darrell L. Clarke on Tuesday issued the following statement on 9th District Councilwoman Marian Tasco’s announcement that she will […]