State Rep. Elizabeth Fiedler, D-Philadelphia, speaks at a news conference at the state Capitol (screen capture).

Local leaders call for $5B to protect Pa. kids from lead, asbestos | Thursday Morning Coffee

BY: - May 4, 2023

'A leaky roof doesn't fix itself. With billions sitting in the treasury, it's finally time to invest in our children,' Rep. Elizabeth Fiedler, D-Philadelphia, said.

Philly Council members announce reproductive freedom platform

BY: - September 15, 2022

'Our city will always stand in defense of abortion access and reproductive rights,' Councilmember Helen Gym said.

Philly City Council passes COVID-19 leave legislation

BY: - March 5, 2022

By Brian Saunders PHILADELPHIA — City Council has given its approval to legislation sponsored by at-large Councilmember Kendra Brooks requiring employers with 25 or more employees to provide 40 hours of COVID-19 sick leave. Brooks’ legislation, which passed 12-4 during Thursday’s council session, received some criticism from her City Council colleagues and members of the Diverse […]

Philly Councilor Brooks questions Kenney’s urgency on shifting crossing guards out of police department

BY: - May 11, 2021

Mayor Jim Kenney shifted $14 million in total out of the police budget for the current year’s spending plan.