Darrell Clarke

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The Laurel Breaks Ground Six Months Early

Yesterday (Thursday, Sept. 13), Mayor Jim Kenney, City Council President Darrell Clarke (D-5th District) and Director of Planning and Development Anne Fadullon joined Southern Land Company’s top […]

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City Council Passes Budget, Construction Tax Ahead of Summer Break

Just like school kids pushing to finish their final projects before summer vacation, Philadelphia City Council on Thursday approved a flurry of measures both big […]

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Kenney, Clarke Denounce Proposal to Replace Philly’s Soda Tax

With lawmakers in Harrisburg busy discussing options to eliminate Philadelphia’s tax on soda and other sugary beverages, Mayor Kenney and City Council President Darrell Clarke […]

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No Property Tax Hike in City Council’s Alternate Budget Proposal

It didn’t take long for City Council members to become inundated with calls from concerned constituents after Mayor Jim Kenney introduced his $4.7 billion budget […]

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Darrell Clarke: I Don’t Support Temple’s Football Stadium Proposal

Temple University has yet to woo City Council President Darrell Clarke in its plans for an on-campus football stadium. the Temple News reported on Tuesday that Clarke is currently […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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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 […]

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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! […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]