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Philly Parking Authority drops demand that city schools repay $10.8M

BY: - May 7, 2022

City Council President Darrell Clarke said he was pleased that the parking authority and the city resolved their financial dispute.

“We have to meet this moment,” said At-large City Councilmember Helen Gym about the 2023 budget and its impact on Philadelphians.

Philly Councilmember Helen Gym is ready to address livability in city with 2023 budget

BY: - April 11, 2022

By Brian Saunders PHILADELPHIA — As At-large Councilmember Helen Gym looks at her legislative agenda and Philadelphia’s budget priorities for 2023, the city’s livability is top of mind. “We have choices to make,” she said. “You know, there’s no question that at a time when our city and you know I define our city, by […]

COMMENTARY

Proposal would ban Philly from keeping Social Security cash for foster kids | Friday Morning Coffee

BY: - March 18, 2022

The proposal, sponsored by Councilmember Helen Gym, 'rectifies a clear injustice,' she said.

Philly Councilmember Gym wants answers on Parking Authority’s $11M demand from city schools

BY: - February 18, 2022

It's 'the latest in a string of outrageous acts of financial mismanagement' Gym said, calling for 'direct oversight' of the agency.

Calling for fair school funding, clergy, activists, Philly Councilmember Gym detained after interrupting Pa. Senate session

BY: - June 23, 2021

Black plastic zip ties were clearly visible around the wrists of those detained and who were cited for unlawful assembly.