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Philadelphia’s $6.2B budget set for final approval

BY: - June 13, 2023

City Council is set to give its final approval to the 2023-24 spending plan on Thursday.

“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 […]

Philly sanitation workers rally for hazard pay and personal protective equipment

BY: - June 10, 2020

The rally by more than 100 sanitation workers came as Mayor Jim Kenney’s proposed budget cuts $18.5 million from the Streets Department.