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Issues Archive

Women in Public Leadership Event
On May 26, 2022, the Committee of Seventy hosted an event celebrating women in public leadership and honoring Judith M. von Seldeneck with its Civic Leadership Award.
Open Primaries
Open Primaries
Closed primaries have been used in the Commonwealth for generations. But our politics have changed; our communities have changed; our voters have changed. So should our elections. That's why we launched Ballot PA, to repeal closed primaries.
Redistricting
Council Redistricting
The 17-member Philadelphia City Council has a major role in the everyday lives of city residents. With Council districts being redrawn, now is the time to ensure residents can engage directly in the map-making process.
City Hall Roll Call: December 2, 2021
Council passes compromise "Streeteries" legislation
City Hall Roll Call: November 18th, 2021
Council considers additional disclosures for commercial landlords
City Hall Roll Call: November 4th, 2021
Council considering expanded access and standing to zoning appeals
City Hall Roll Call: October 28, 2021
City looks to pilot dynamic parking pricing
City Hall Roll Call: October 21, 2021
"Who is in charge in this city?"