Sponsor pauses on bill to sell ads at Philly schools

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Last week, at the final Council meeting before the winter break, Brown did not call for a vote on her bill, which would make the necessary zoning changes to allow ads on school property.

Brown said she was willing "to slow-walk" her proposal once Council returns Jan. 23, but said she was no less committed to seeing the bill through.

"What we know is that public funding is no longer adequately funding public education," she said Monday. "I'm not prepared to sit and do nothing, because you get criticized for that as well."

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