Pending Legislation

Before Council this week will be bills that direct the City on how to use the 1.4 billion dollars allocated for Philadelphia in the American Rescue Plan Act.

Council will have to decide if the money should be used to help citizens pay bills, invest in City Services, help small businesses or cut taxes. 

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Consumer News

The Philadelphia Water Department has proposed a 17.6% rate hike.  Most, if not all of the rate increase is unneeded. 

The American Rescue Plan Act, signed into law by President Biden, sets aside enough money to allievate the need for the rate hike.

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Neighborhood News

As housing costs rise, what is happening to Philadelphia's neighborhoods?  Who is moving in; and who is moving out?  Where are the new residents coming from? And where are those moving out moving to?

Is our government doing enough to help long time residents stay in their homes?  What programs help?  And which need improvement.