Passion Partner Reception

Thank you Eastern Academy Charter High School for the recognition as this year’s Passion Partner honoree.

Posted by Curtis Jones Jr on Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Eliminating the Cash Bail System

Philadelphia officials are considering eliminating the cash bail system which could annually save the city $75 million. It takes a financial toll on the city to hold individuals awaiting trials for minor offenses. Councilman Jones has been leading the reform efforts by addressing the underlying issues with the offender instead of sending them straight to jail. This will lead to a more progressive judicial system reducing recidivism.

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Elected Officials visit Tustin Playground

The Councilman along with other city elected officials tour Tustin Playground and notice the many improvements that need to be made to the site. Councilman Jones supports the Rebuild initiative that will lead to the investment of $500 million in Philadelphia neighborhoods to repair and improve recreation centers, parks, and libraries. This initiative is being made possible through Councilman Jones and fellow city officials’ support of the Philadelphia Beverage Tax.

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