Philadelphia needs a change
City Controller Alan Butkovitz, fresh off a resounding re-election win, now has about a year to ponder a big question.
The city has seen an increase in cell phone thefts. A state bill to ban machines which purchase old cell phones is moving forward on the grounds they offer phone thieves a quick payment.
A bill that outlaws automated purchasing machines like the two in Franklin Mills was voted favorably out of committee last week.
The nonpartisan Committee of Seventy, in partnership with the League of Women Voters of Philadelphia, Young Involved Philadelphia and WHYY, invite the public to attend an upcoming debate for city controller.
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Bill No. 120725, which was passed by City Council Oct. 25, will allow police to confiscate and destroy all-terrain vehicles, and hit owners with up to $2,000 in fines.
Neighbors discussed a City Council proposal that could see bar hours throughout Philadelphia extended to 3 a.m. in a move to raise funds for Philly schools.