Council President Darrell Clarke is taking a lot of flak for his plan to split new tax revenue between the school district and the city’s pension fund. Solomon Jones comes to Clarke’s defense, saying it is just one part of a broader plan.
Why is Council President Darrell Clarke so insistent on having his way on the land bank bill? It may be simply a power thing, driven by ego and a desire to control. Tom Ferrick examines the man behind the mask.
AxisPhilly offers a new tool for interested citizens to track down the millions of campaign funds that flow to City Council members. The interactive tool shows both where the money came from and who gave, information not available through other public sources.