- Philadelphia Eyes Surety Bond Instead of Water, Sewer Fund. D'Ambrosio, Jill // Bond Buyer;4/27/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31871, p36
Reports on the proposal mulled by the City Council to replace its water and sewer debt service reserve fund with a surety bond in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Proposal of the idea as part of the fiscal 2005 operating budget of mayor John Street; Economic development investment fund included in...
- Philadelphia Council to Vote on Referendum, School Loan. Higginbotham, Stacey // Bond Buyer;03/28/2001, Vol. 335 Issue 31106, p4
Reports that the Philadelphia City Council is scheduled to vote on putting a 91 million dollar general obligation bond referendum for capital improvement projects. Structure of the bonds; Uses of the bond proceeds.
- Council backs sick leave, not veto-proof. Thomas, Angela // Philadelphia Gay News;3/22/2013, Vol. 37 Issue 12, p1
The article reports on the LGBT-inclusive sick-leave bill by Councilman-at-Large Bill Greenlee that was approved by the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania City Council on March 14, 2013.
- Philly council votes no-discrimination law. // Body Politic;Sep82, Issue 86, p18
Reports on the move of the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania City Council to pass a bill to outlaw discrimination in employment, housing and public accommodation on the basis of sexual orientation. List of gay groups that lobbied for the bill; Proponents of the bill.
- Philly approves hate crimes law; GOP keeps hate in the state. // Empty Closet;Dec2014/Jan2015, Issue 485, p5
The article cites a report from the "Philadelphia Inquirer" newspaper on the approval by the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania City Council of a measure on October 30, 2014 that would criminalize harmful acts against a person because of sexual orientation, gender identity, or disabilities.
- Philadelphia Mayor Seeks Formalized Process for Bond Teams. O'Brien, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;11/28/2005, Vol. 354 Issue 32266, p44
The article reports on the executive order drafted by Mayor John F. Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The executive order would formalize a process for selecting bond teams following the city's corruption scandal earlier in 2005. City solicitor Romulo L. Diaz Jr. declined to offer many...
- Philly Predatory Lending Rule To Go Into Effect. // American Banker;4/20/2001, Vol. 166 Issue 76, p10
Reports on Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Mayor John Street's plan to return to city ordinance to regulate predatory lending to the city council without his signature. Street's reservations regarding the ordinance; Expected date of effectivity of the ordinance.
- Newsmakers. // Casino Journal;May2007, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p6
This article presents news briefs related to the gambling industry. Gaming proponents in Kansas have pushed enabling legislation through the state's House and Senate, clearing the way for local communities to vote on casino referenda in fall 2007. The Philadelphia City Council overrode Mayor...
- Debating State Control. Gewertz, Catherine // Education Week;9/14/2005, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p3
The article reports that nearly four years ago, the Philadelphia schools were in such crisis that they were taken over by the state. Philadelphia Mayor John F. Street suggested last month that it could be time to talk about whether Pennsylvania should turn control of the school district back to...