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cindy bass

Party: Democrat
Position: City Council District 8
Committees:
Chair: Public Health and Human Services; Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs
Vice-Chair: Environment
Member: Disabled and Persons with Special Needs; Finance; Housing, Neighborhood Development, and the Homeless; Law and Government; Rules; Streets and Services
In office since: 2012
Next Election: 2019
Previous occupations: Senior advisor to Chaka Fattah
Websites:
Official
Personal
Contact Information:
Philadelphia City Hall
Room 312
Philadelphia, PA 19107
215-686-3424

Economy:

  • Advocates not increasing property taxes in order to prevent gentrification

  • Wants the city to divest from Wells Fargo

Health:

  • Advocates and passed legislation to increase access to healthcare, increase regulations on health hazards, and increase access to basic health needs, food, and exercise spaces

Infrastructure:

  • Current ward leader for the 22nd ward (source)

  • Wants to increase disabled access to public transportation

  • Wants to install security cameras at 162 recreation centers and playgrounds