Philadelphia to explore city-branded cryptocurrency
Philadelphia CIO Mark Wheeler said Mayor Jim Kenney has given his approval to start considering a relationship with CityCoins, which has also minted digital currencies for Miami and New York.
Former Philadelphia CIO loses lawsuit against city government
Charles Brennan, who was fired in January 2018, argued that his dismissal was retaliation objecting to a diversity hiring initiative. A federal judge disagreed.
Philadelphia releases 'landmark' dataset of city payments
Following a yearlong multi-agency effort, the city has published what transparency advocates consider one of the most important accountability tools available.
Judge denies Philadelphia officials' motion to dismiss lawsuit from fired CIO
A suit from Charles Brennan, who was fired in January, can proceed against all defendants, including Mayor Jim Kenney.
Philadelphia officials move to dismiss lawsuit from fired CIO
Charles Brennan, who was fired in January, claims he was dismissed for criticizing Mayor Jim Kenney's diversity hiring practices.
Fired Philadelphia CIO sues city over 'unlawful racial practices' at City Hall
Charles Brennan, who was fired in January, says Mayor Jim Kenney's staff told him his IT workforce was "too white" and had "too many Asians."
Philadelphia is planning to post complaints of police misconduct online
Starting November, the city will automatically make anonymized complaints of police misconduct available to the public.
Philadelphia CIO resigns ahead of mayoral transition
Four years of signing on as Philadelphia's first chief innovation officer, Adel Ebeid has resigned in order to take a position in the private sector.