Municipal ID cards pass Philly council

Municipal ID cards pass Philly council

City Council Thursday passed a bill that authorizes Philadelphia to provide municipal IDs for residents.

Philadelphia joins New York and Chicago as major municipalities creating identification cards for their citizens. The bill passed through the Licenses and Inspections Committee last week and earned unanimous approval from the council.

The city is seeking to help undocumented individuals, particularly youth and immigrants, to secure identity with residency and avoid potential confrontation. 

Thursday, September 27, 2018/Author: Marco Cerino
Categories: Philadelphia
Committee forwards new affordable housing plan in Philadelphia

Committee forwards new affordable housing plan in Philadelphia

City Council’s Committee on Appropriations passed a three-bill package Wednesday, providing framework for more funds to support existing homeowners and develop more affordable housing in the city. 
Wednesday, September 26, 2018/Author: Marco Cerino
Categories: Philadelphia
In Philadelphia, Obama, Wolf Rally Democratic Voters

In Philadelphia, Obama, Wolf Rally Democratic Voters

Each speaker who took the stage at the Dell Music Center in Fairmount Park Friday emphasized the importance of the upcoming election. Even the former president who 10 years ago made history agreed with the candidates. 

John Fetterman, the  lieutenant governor on the Democratic ticket, told the gathered supporters, “This is the most important election in Pennsylvania.”  
Monday, September 24, 2018/Author: Marco Cerino
Categories: Philadelphia
Tags: Elections
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