Tag: Infrastructure

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Ups and downs
Jul 15, 2016 AT 3:21 PM
After worries Harrisburg would repeat a nine-month budget impasse, lawmakers passed a compromise budget that saw a nearly five percent increase in spending. Most insiders say the budget has more...
Perspective
Jul 20, 2016 AT 3:42 PM
One of Pennsylvania’s biggest problems is that it has too many people over the age of 65 – and the situation is only going to get worse. We rank fourth in the nation in terms of the...
Council in Session
Sep 29, 2016 AT 3:01 PM
Philadelphia City Council passed a controversial bill to authorize at least 80 new Keystone Opportunity Zones, or KOZs, in the city by a wide margin.  The zones exempt property owners from...
Council in Session
Sep 29, 2016 AT 3:23 PM
Philadelphia City Council voted today to appoint a city employee who is currently under federal investigation to the board that will oversee the city’s land bank. Legislators voted unanimously...
Council in Session
Sep 29, 2016 AT 4:33 PM
A push by some Philadelphia City Council members to chastise the scandal-plagued Philadelphia Parking Authority fell apart in a Thursday session, despite public outcry over sexual harassment charges...
Ups and downs
Oct 7, 2016 AT 10:29 AM
Whether you’re one of the countless recipients of the dreaded blue-and-white envelopes on your windshield who have been enjoying watching the Philadelphia Parking Authority boss and board self-...
Council in Session
Oct 20, 2016 AT 3:48 PM
Philadelphia City Councilwoman Cindy Bass called for hearings on a digital inclusion program aimed at giving more Philadelphians access to free wireless internet. In a resolution, Bass called on...
Council in Session
Nov 3, 2016 AT 3:32 PM
Philadelphia City Council members want the city’s Department of Licenses and Inspections to revoke the commercial licenses of businesses that violate provisions of the city’s...
Council in Session
Nov 3, 2016 AT 4:25 PM
Philadelphia City Council moved along a string of bills as part of a long-running effort to reform city procurement practices that govern the distribution of government contracts issued by City Hall...
Ups and downs
Nov 4, 2016 AT 3:42 PM
Anyone who has spent the past four days navigating the traffic nightmare of Greater Philadelphia knows exactly who the biggest losers are in the state this week. Bright side: you couldn't ask for...