Inside PHLCouncil
Ep. 21 - 5 Key Issues Facing Council in Early 2022

Ep. 21 - 5 Key Issues Facing Council in Early 2022

January 14, 2022

Welcome to Inside PHLCouncil, the official podcast of Philadelphia City Council

In this week's episode we're looking ahead at five key issues to watch in City Council in early 2022:

  • Redistricting
  • The Gun Violence Epidemic
  • Councilmembers Facing Legal Troubles
  • Meeting the Urgent Demand for Affordable Housing
  • The Role of Council's Mayoral Hopefuls

Inside PHLCouncil is produced by Philadelphia City Council.

Our hosts are Joe Grace and Patricia Gillett.

Our announcer is Antonio Greco. 

Music is provided by Premium Beats. 

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Ep. 20 - Councilmember Kenyatta Johnson

Ep. 20 - Councilmember Kenyatta Johnson

November 30, 2021

Welcome to Inside PHLCouncil, the official podcast of Philadelphia City Council. Each week, we provide a recap of the latest news from Philadelphia's legislative branch of government and an in-depth interview with one of our members or someone making an impact on Philadelphia.

In this week's episode we give an update on efforts to reduce gun violence and talk about the initial fallout from Councilmember Henon's federal conviction. Later, we speak to Councilmember Kenyatta Johnson about the differences in the current gun violence crisis and the violence spike Philadelphia experienced in the 1990s. 

Inside PHLCouncil is produced by Philadelphia City Council.

Our hosts are Joe Grace and Patricia Gillett.

Our announcer is Antonio Greco. 

Music is provided by Premium Beats. 

Visit our website at www.phlcouncil.com for more information. 

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Ep 19 - Councilmember Allan Domb

Ep 19 - Councilmember Allan Domb

May 5, 2021

Welcome to Inside PHLCouncil, the official podcast of Philadelphia City Council. Each week, we provide a recap of the latest news from Philadelphia's legislative branch of government and an in-depth interview with one of our members or someone making an impact on Philadelphia.

In this week's episode we recap the controversy over online sheriff sales. Then we talk to Councilmember Allan Domb about his tax reform proposals ahead of the FY2022 Budget process. 

Important Links

City of Philadelphia COVID-19 Information: https://www.phila.gov/programs/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19/

City of Philadelphia COIVD-19 Vaccine Interest Form: https://covid-vaccine-interest.phila.gov/?lang=en-US

FY2022 Budget Center: https://phlcouncil.com/budget2022/

Inside PHLCouncil is produced by Philadelphia City Council.

Our hosts are Joe Grace and Patricia Gillett.

Our announcer is Antonio Greco. 

Music is provided by Premium Beats. 

Visit our website at www.phlcouncil.com for more information. 

Follow us on social media, we're PHLCouncil on TwitterFacebook, and Instagram.

Ep 18 - Councilmember Kendra Brooks

Ep 18 - Councilmember Kendra Brooks

April 9, 2021

Welcome to Inside PHLCouncil, the official podcast of Philadelphia City Council. Each week, we provide a recap of the latest news from Philadelphia's legislative branch of government and an in-depth interview with one of our members or someone making an impact on Philadelphia.

This episode features a recap of latest news on Philadelphia's vaccine distribution plan. Later, we talk to freshman Councilmember Kendra Brooks (At Large) about her bill to provide paid sick leave for frontline workers during the pandemic and her new legislation to include coercive control in the city's domestic violence statutes. We also discuss the unique approach she brings to Council as its first third party member. 

Important Links

City of Philadelphia COVID-19 Information: https://www.phila.gov/programs/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19/

City of Philadelphia COIVD-19 Vaccine Interest Form: https://covid-vaccine-interest.phila.gov/?lang=en-US

Philadelphia Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-866-723-3014

Inside PHLCouncil is produced by Philadelphia City Council.

Our hosts are Joe Grace and Patricia Gillett.

Our announcer is Antonio Greco. 

Music is provided by Premium Beats. 

Visit our website at www.phlcouncil.com for more information. 

Follow us on social media, we're PHLCouncil on TwitterFacebook, and Instagram.

Ep 17 - Councilmember Jamie Gauthier

Ep 17 - Councilmember Jamie Gauthier

March 22, 2021

Welcome to Inside PHLCouncil, the official podcast of Philadelphia City Council. Each week, we provide a recap of the latest news from Philadelphia's legislative branch of government and an in-depth interview with one of our members or someone making an impact on Philadelphia.

This episode features a recap of latest news on Philadelphia's vaccine distribution plan and the city's efforts to confront the gun violence epidemic. Later, we talk to freshman Councilmember Jamie Gauthier (3rd District) about her work on the issues of gun violence and affordable housing. 

Important Links

Center for Gun Violence Reporting at Community College of Philadelphia: https://www.pcgvr.org/

City of Philadelphia COVID-19 Information: https://www.phila.gov/programs/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19/

Redlining Documentary: "A Dream Deferred PHL: Redlining Past, Present, Future" https://youtu.be/Ofx2iQmfXWY

Inside PHLCouncil is produced by Philadelphia City Council.

Our hosts are Joe Grace and Patricia Gillett.

Our announcer is Antonio Greco. 

Music is provided by Premium Beats. 

Visit our website at www.phlcouncil.com for more information. 

Follow us on social media, we're PHLCouncil on TwitterFacebook, and Instagram.

Ep16 - General Election Recap

Ep16 - General Election Recap

November 23, 2020

Welcome to Inside PHLCouncil, the official podcast of Philadelphia City Council. Each week, we provide a recap of the latest news from Philadelphia's legislative branch of government and an in-depth interview with one of our members or someone making an impact on Philadelphia.

This episode features a recap of General Election Week in Philadelphia, with a special behind-the-scenes look at the media operations at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

Credit to CNN/Wolf Blitzer for the Election Call Clip from 11-7-2020.
https://www.cnn.com/videos/politics/2020/11/06/joe-biden-wins-2020-election-president-blitzer-elexnight-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/presidential-election-2020/

Important Links
City of Philadelphia COVID-19 Information: https://www.phila.gov/programs/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19/

Philadelphia City Council COVID-19 Information: http://phlcouncil.com/covid-19/

Inside PHLCouncil is produced by Philadelphia City Council.

Our hosts are Joe Grace and Patricia Gillett.

Our announcer is Antonio Greco. 

Music is provided by Premium Beats. 

Visit our website at www.phlcouncil.com for more information. 

Follow us on social media, we're PHLCouncil on TwitterFacebook, and Instagram.

Ep 15 - Councilmember Isaiah Thomas

Ep 15 - Councilmember Isaiah Thomas

November 3, 2020

Welcome to Inside PHLCouncil, the official podcast of Philadelphia City Council. Each week, we provide a recap of the latest news from Philadelphia's legislative branch of government and an in-depth interview with one of our members or someone making an impact on Philadelphia.

This episode features a recap of the legislative news from the Stated Meeting held Thursday, October 29. Then we talk to freshman Councilmember Isaiah Thomas about how the pandemic has impacted his legislative agenda.

Important Links
City of Philadelphia COVID-19 Information: https://www.phila.gov/programs/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19/

Philadelphia City Council COVID-19 Information: http://phlcouncil.com/covid-19/

Inside PHLCouncil is produced by Philadelphia City Council.

Our hosts are Joe Grace and Patricia Gillett.

Our announcer is Antonio Greco. 

Music is provided by Premium Beats. 

Visit our website at www.phlcouncil.com for more information. 

Follow us on social media, we're PHLCouncil on TwitterFacebook, and Instagram.

Ep 14 - Council CFO Matt Stitt

Ep 14 - Council CFO Matt Stitt

September 30, 2020

Welcome to Inside PHLCouncil, the official podcast of Philadelphia City Council. Each week, we provide a recap of the latest news from Philadelphia's legislative branch of government and an in-depth interview with one of our 17 members.

This episode features a recap of the legislative news from the Stated Meetings held Thursday, September 17th and Thursday, September 24th. Then we talk to Council CFO Matt Stitt about the challenges of passing the FY2021 Budget during a pandemic.

Important Links
City of Philadelphia COVID-19 Information: https://www.phila.gov/programs/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19/

Philadelphia City Council COVID-19 Information: http://phlcouncil.com/covid-19/

Apply for a Mail Ballot for the General Election: apps.philadelphiavotes.com

Inside PHLCouncil is produced by Philadelphia City Council.

Our hosts are Joe Grace and Patricia Gillett.

Our announcer is Antonio Greco. 

Music is provided by Premium Beats. 

Visit our website at www.phlcouncil.com for more information. 

Follow us on social media, we're PHLCouncil on TwitterFacebook, and Instagram.

Ep 13 - Council Catch Up

Ep 13 - Council Catch Up

September 21, 2020

Welcome to Inside PHLCouncil, the official podcast of Philadelphia City Council. Each week, we provide a recap of the latest news from Philadelphia's legislative branch of government and an in-depth interview with one of our 17 members.

This episode features an recap of the legislative news from the Stated Meeting held Thursday, September 10, 2020. 

Important Links
City of Philadelphia COVID-19 Information: https://www.phila.gov/programs/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19/
Philadelphia City Council COVID-19 Information: http://phlcouncil.com/covid-19/
Apply for a Mail Ballot for the General Election: apps.philadelphiavotes.com
Complete the 2020 Census https://2020census.gov/

Inside PHLCouncil is produced by Philadelphia City Council.

Our hosts are Joe Grace and Patricia Gillett.

Our announcer is Antonio Greco. 

Music is provided by Premium Beats. 

Visit our website at www.phlcouncil.com for more information. 

Follow us on social media, we're PHLCouncil on TwitterFacebook, and Instagram.

Ep 12 - Councilmember Cherelle Parker; Special Message about COVID-19

Ep 12 - Councilmember Cherelle Parker; Special Message about COVID-19

May 15, 2020

Welcome to Inside PHLCouncil, the official podcast of Philadelphia City Council. Each week, we provide a recap of the latest news from Philadelphia's legislative branch of government and an in-depth interview with one of our 17 members.

This episode features an interview with Council Majority Leader Cherelle Parker (9th District), recorded before the COVID-19 pandemic and shutdown. 

Important Links
City of Philadelphia COVID-19 Information: phila.gov/covid-19
Philadelphia City Council COVID-19 Information: phlcouncil.com/covid-19
Council FY2021 Budget Center: www.phlcouncil.com/budget2021
Apply for a Mail Ballot for the June 2 Primary Election: apps.philadelphiavotes.com
Philly Counts Census Information: www.phila.gov/programs/philly-counts-2020/

Inside PHLCouncil is produced by Philadelphia City Council.

Our hosts are Joe Grace and Patricia Gillett.

Our announcer is Antonio Greco. 

Music is provided by Premium Beats. 

Visit our website at www.phlcouncil.com for more information. 

Follow us on social media, we're PHLCouncil on TwitterFacebook, and Instagram.

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