Bellevue Bulletin 05/17/2019: Soda Tax, Development Codes, and Philly’s Upcoming Election

Bellevue Bulletin 05/17/2019: Soda Tax, Development Codes, and Philly’s Upcoming Election

Welcome back to your weekly update with Bellevue! Here’s everything that happened this past week: Back in 2016, Philadelphia Mayor Kenney passed the controversial Soda Tax – and it’s cut down on soda consumption across the city. Christina Roberto, a clinical psychologist and epidemiologist who works as a researcher and assistant professor at the University ... Read More
 
Mayor Kenney’s “Growing with Equity: Philadelphia’s Vision for Inclusive Growth”

Mayor Kenney’s “Growing with Equity: Philadelphia’s Vision for Inclusive Growth”

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney recently unveiled his new plan for economic growth in Philadelphia, emphasizing the need for all-inclusive growth for all of Philadelphia’s residents. We’re here to break down the plan for you: The Agenda: “Growing with Equity” is Kenney’s plan that ensures Philadelphia attracts employers that are as diverse as the residents of its ... Read More
 
Bellevue Bulletin 05/03/2019: Budget Hearings Continue, Record Number of Candidates for City Commissioner

Bellevue Bulletin 05/03/2019: Budget Hearings Continue, Record Number of Candidates for City Commissioner

Welcome back to your weekly update from Bellevue! This week we’re kicking things off with info from the DA’s office. Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner joined police commissioner Richard Ross to announce that the city has cleared its backlog of untested sexual assault or “rape kits”. Nearly 4,000 kits have been tested, some which included ... Read More
 
A Special Welcome – Jessica Cosmé

A Special Welcome – Jessica Cosmé

A special update is here today: we’d like to extend a warm, excited welcome to our new Senior Associate, Jessica Cosmé. Cosmé is a communications professional who cut her teeth in politics, working for some of the top Democrats across Pennsylvania, and biggest companies in across the country. Prior to her position at Bellevue Strategies, Jessica ... Read More
 
Bellevue Bulletin 04/19/2019: PA Budget Rally and Street Sweeping Hit Philly as Philadelphia Grows

Bellevue Bulletin 04/19/2019: PA Budget Rally and Street Sweeping Hit Philly as Philadelphia Grows

Welcome back to your weekly update! Here’s the news for the week: On Wednesday, a group of activists rallied in front of the Capitol building in Harrisburg for a $15/hr minimum wage; free and affordable college; increased funding for K-12 public ed, and assuring that PA’s communities of color are counted accurately in the upcoming ... Read More
 
Bellevue Bulletin 03/28/2019: Philly Budget Hearings and Free College

Bellevue Bulletin 03/28/2019: Philly Budget Hearings and Free College

Happy Friday! Welcome back to your weekly Bellevue Bulletin: On Sunday, nearly 1,000 Philadelphians gathered at the Congregation Rodeph Shalom in Spring Garden for a “People’s Forum”. The largest City Council candidate event of this election cycle, according to Alliance for a Just Philadelphia and the MLK Dare coalition said. The purpose of the forum ... Read More