While the protests of the last two weeks in Philadelphia and across the country have nominally been about police brutality, City Councilmember Maria Quiñones-Sánchez and […]
My full name is … Maria de los Angeles Quiñones Sánchez. The woman next to my mother in the delivery room — her child passed […]
It’s hard to imagine there’s anyone in the City of Philadelphia who utters the phrase “opioid crisis” more often than Maria Quiñones-Sánchez. “I never thought […]
“This note is legal tender for all debts, public and private.” That’s what is written on every single piece of United States paper currency that’s […]
Philadelphia has lots of affordable housing. It also has an affordable-housing problem. Here’s the problem: Most of the affordable housing is in those neighborhoods where poverty […]
Mayor Jim Kenney signed a bill yesterday that will help the city crack down on illegal towing in Philadelphia.
Some of Mayor Jim Kenney‘s top staffers suggested that a group of activists “corner” Councilwoman María Quiñones-Sánchez at a public event earlier this year to get her […]
Anyone in Philadelphia who has ever had a car towed illegally is getting the chance to speak out.
It’s a really hard time to be a Latina and a local politics wonk. Leslie Acosta — one of two Latino state lawmakers from Philly, and the […]
For the third time in less than 10 years, Philadelphia City Council is reaching the end of a debate on whether to impose a tax on […]
The Philadelphia Board of Ethics announced on Monday that it had reached a settlement with two political committees that supported Manny Morales, who narrowly lost […]
Mayor Jim Kenney was elected last year with a very broad, diverse coalition. Once in office, he promised to make his staff just as diverse. At a budget hearing […]
Wednesday night, five politicos sat in a row, most wearing blazers and glasses perched on their noses, fielding questions from a pair of journalists who […]