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What’s happening in the Philadelphia City Council? Week of 02/23/2021

What’s happening in the Philadelphia City Council? Week of 02/23/2021

  WHAT’S HAPPENING IN PHL CITY COUNCIL?  Week In Review  Monday, February 1, 2021 to  Friday, February 5, 2021 Highlights of Committee Hearings  Committee on Public Health and Human Services  Friday, February 5, 2021  Chaired by Councilmember Cindy Bass   Resolution 200520 – Introduced by Councilmember Henon  Description: Resolution authorizing the Committee on Health and Human ... Read More
 
Philadelphia Fitness Coalition – Case Study

Philadelphia Fitness Coalition – Case Study

BELLEVUE STRATEGIES | CASE STUDIES | PAST & PRESENT Project: COVID-19 Relief, Philadelphia Fitness Coalition Expertise: Understanding of the processes of Philadelphia City Council, the individuals to connect to within, and how to best manage a coalition in the context of the local advocacy. Outcomes: Ongoing: Bellevue is working with Philadelphia Fitness Coalition to ensure ... Read More
 
An Overview of Bellevue Strategies’ Client RACP Awards

An Overview of Bellevue Strategies’ Client RACP Awards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  December 29, 2020 Media Contact: Mustafa Rashed, 215-275-9919 Mustafa@bellevuestrategies.com Bellevue Strategies Congratulates Partners on $8.5M in State Grant Funding Philadelphia, PA − Bellevue Strategies congratulates clients who received a cumulative $8.5 million in state grants will go to projects across the Commonwealth.  “We are incredibly happy for our clients that received RACP ... Read More
 
Election Update

Election Update

Presidential Update President-Elect Joe Biden and Senator Kamala Harris have won enough electoral votes to be declared the winners of the 2020 Presidential Election.In Pennsylvania, Vice President Biden made large gains in the surrounding suburban counties (Chester, Montco, Delaware and Bucks), improving on Hillary Clinton’s margins from 2016. For example, Secretary Clinton won Bucks county by ... Read More
 
COVID-19 Updates September 14th, 2020

COVID-19 Updates September 14th, 2020

Federal HUD AWARDS NEARLY $2 BILLION IN CARES ACT RELIEF FUNDS, FOCUSING ON COMMUNITIES WITH HIGHER RISK OF EVICTION HUD has announced the allocation of the remaining nearly $2 billion in supplemental Community Development Block Grant (CDBG-CV) funds authorized through the CARES Act. HUD allocated these CDBG-CV funds based on criteria determined by Secretary Carson, which takes into ... Read More
 
COVID-19 Updates September 9th, 2020

COVID-19 Updates September 9th, 2020

Federal Odds shrink for a coronavirus relief deal The Senate is set to vote Thursday on the GOP’s narrow relief proposal that even Republicans acknowledge will not pass. Meanwhile, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, the Trump administration’s lead negotiator, is tamping down expectations that an agreement can be reached. Senate Republicans released their new coronavirus relief ... Read More
 
COVID-19 Updates September 4th, 2020

COVID-19 Updates September 4th, 2020

Federal Job Gains Slowed Again In August As Employers Added 1.4 Million Jobs U.S. employers added 1.4 million jobs last month, down from 1.7 million in July. The unemployment rate fell to 8.4%, from 10.2% a month earlier.  August job gains were boosted by the temporary hiring of 238,000 workers to complete the 2020 census. The ... Read More
 
COVID-19 Updates September 2nd, 2020

COVID-19 Updates September 2nd, 2020

Federal Leak Reveals Warnings Inside Census That Shortened Schedule Risks ‘Serious Errors A Census Bureau analysis has concluded that its curtailed schedule for the 2020 census increases the risk of “serious errors” in the results for the national head count, according to an internal bureau document obtained by the House Oversight and Reform Committee. The revelation marks ... Read More
 
COVID-19 Updates August 31st, 2020

COVID-19 Updates August 31st, 2020

Federal U.S. coronavirus cases pass 6 million Today, the total number of coronavirus cases topped 6 million in the United States.  Even though the infection rate is falling in nearly every state, the number has still been steadily rising. This number comes as new concerns are raised about colleges reopening.  In Congress, a stalemate keeps ... Read More
 
COVID-19 Updates August 24th, 2020

COVID-19 Updates August 24th, 2020

Federal Not just a low-wage recession’: White-collar workers feel coronavirus squeeze Lower-paid workers are losing their jobs at about three times the rate of higher-wage employees. But the drop in overall employment that white-collar industries like real estate, information and professional and technology services have seen in five months is already close or worse than ... Read More