What We're Reading: Week of March 21, 2022


What We're Reading

Here's what we're reading this week about the projects, people and policies driving local development:


The Business Journal does a deep dive into the current and future capacity and performance of the Philadelphia port, building on the successful management and growth through the pandemic

by Ryan Mulligan, March 24, 2022


The Inquirer reports on the new Commerce Director appointed by Mayor Kenney

by Max Marin, Updated March 22, 2022


Next City posted a nationwide article about Philadelphia’s passage of a bill leading to establishing a public bank to support Black and Brown businesses

by OSCAR PERRY ABELLO, February 17, 2022


Bloomberg City News + Equality explains the Action Plan rolled out by the Biden administration to address the impact of racial bias in home appraisals on building Black generational wealth

by Brentin Mock, March 23, 2022


Lauren Vidas’ City Hall Roll Call reports that Council President Clarke has set the May 17th Primary date to also be the date for a special election to fill the 6th District Council seat formerly held by Bobby Henon

by Lauren Vidas, March 24, 2022


WHYY explains how property owners who experience damage from broken City water pipes are limited by a damages cap set by the Pennsylvania legislature in 1980, that is now being revisited

by Sophia Schmidt, March 22, 2022


PlanPhilly provides an update on the settlement agreement negotiations between Philadelphia and disability advocates related to a class action suit seeking to require the city to obstacles on city sidewalks to full access

by Sophia Schmidt, March 20, 2022