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POLS ON THE STREET: Street Scores a Hit on Gun Bill

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City Launches ‘Smart War’ on Gun Violence

City Launches ‘Smart War’ on Gun Violence

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POLS ON THE STREET: State Rep Rumbles Are Underway

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Waterworks Restaurateur Lands State Dept. Gig

Waterworks Restaurateur Lands State Dept. Gig

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PUBLIC SERVANTS AT WORK, Aug. 3, 2017

PUBLIC SERVANTS AT WORK, Aug. 3, 2017

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Palumbo Park 2.0

City Councilman Mark Squilla and Parks & Recreation Executive Director Kathryn Ott Lovell were on hand for a grand ribbon-cutting ceremony to welcome a host of improvements to Palumbo Park, located at 723 Catharine Street. Among the upgrades neighbors can now enjoy: new park benches, picnic tables, lighting, planted trees and landscaping.  …

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Aug. 18-         State Rep. Emilio Vázquez hosts Pop-Up Constituent Service Office at Norris Sq. Pk., 2100 N. Howard St., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Auto registrations & licenses, birth & death certificates, unemployment compensation & senior services. For info: (215) 457-5281. Aug. 18-         State Sen. Art Haywood hosts “SEPTA Day” at 7106 Germantown Ave., 10…

POLS ON THE STREET: Street Scores a Hit on Gun Bill

BY JOE SHAHEELI Entering the General Assembly as a freshman, in the minority party, is a humbling experience. Ask any veteran lawmaker how much influence he had during the first six months of his career. It’s obvious the freshman’s main job is to keep his nose down and his ears open. Rarely does he get…

POLS ON THE STREET: Street Scores a Hit on Gun Bill

POLS ON THE STREET: Street Scores a Hit on Gun Bill

BY JOE SHAHEELI Entering the General Assembly as a freshman, in the minority party, is a humbling experience. Ask any veteran lawmaker how much influence he had during the first six months of his career. It’s obvious the freshman’s main job is to keep his nose down and his ears open. Rarely does he get…

POLS ON THE STREET: Street Scores a Hit on Gun Bill

POLS ON THE STREET: Street Scores a Hit on Gun Bill

BY JOE SHAHEELI Entering the General Assembly as a freshman, in the minority party, is a humbling experience. Ask any veteran lawmaker how much influence he had during the first six months of his career. It’s obvious the freshman’s main job is to keep his nose down and his ears open. Rarely does he get…

POLS ON THE STREET: Street Scores a Hit on Gun Bill

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POLS ON THE STREET: Street Scores a Hit on Gun Bill

POLS ON THE STREET: Street Scores a Hit on Gun Bill

BY JOE SHAHEELI Entering the General Assembly as a freshman, in the minority party, is a humbling experience. Ask any veteran lawmaker how much influence he had during the first six months of his career. It’s obvious the freshman’s main…

POLS ON THE STREET: State Rep Rumbles Are Underway

POLS ON THE STREET: State Rep Rumbles Are Underway

BY JOE SHAHEELI As if there wasn’t enough happening in the turbulent political waters of…

POLS ON THE STREET: Gerrymander Fix May Help GOP

POLS ON THE STREET: Gerrymander Fix May Help GOP

BY JOE SHAHEELI If gerrymandering reform comes to Pennsylvania, it may come at the hands…

POLS ON THE STREET: Prelude to Parking Wars Redux

POLS ON THE STREET: Prelude to Parking Wars Redux

BY JOE SHAHEELI The last City Council meeting before the summer recess is rarely one…

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City Launches ‘Smart War’ on Gun Violence

City Launches ‘Smart War’ on Gun Violence

BY TONY WEST After 50 years of excessive gun violence in its poor neighborhoods, Philadelphia…

POLS ON THE STREET: State Rep Rumbles Are Underway

POLS ON THE STREET: State Rep Rumbles Are Underway

BY JOE SHAHEELI As if there wasn’t enough happening in the turbulent political waters of…

Waterworks Restaurateur Lands State Dept. Gig

Waterworks Restaurateur Lands State Dept. Gig

BY RYAN BRIGGS The State Department has appointed Gladwyne-based political consultant and former Waterworks restaurant…

POLS ON THE STREET: Street Scores a Hit on Gun Bill

POLS ON THE STREET: Street Scores a Hit on Gun Bill

BY JOE SHAHEELI Entering the General Assembly as a freshman, in the minority party, is a humbling experience. Ask any veteran lawmaker how much influence he had during the first six months of his career. It’s obvious the freshman’s main…

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