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Pa. Conference For Women Attracts 8,000

Pa. Conference For Women Attracts 8,000

Headliners included Jane Pauley, Robin Roberts, Gail Sheehy and Diane Keaton.…

POLS ON THE STREET: Expect 18% Turnout In November!

POLS ON THE STREET: Expect 18% Turnout In November!

BY JOE SHAHEELI/ It’s dangerous to our reputation to predict outcomes, since we don’t want…

POLS ON THE STREET: SRC Blows Guv’s Race Off Stage

POLS ON THE STREET: SRC Blows Guv’s Race Off Stage

BY JOE SHAHEELI/ School Reform Commission Chairman Bill Green’s decision suddenly to cancel the contract…

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  • Pt. Breeze Dashes Out For Charity Run
  • Crowd Salutes Wendell Young At Public Servant Of Year Gala 2014
  • Councilman Kenney Celebrates St. Patrick In Style
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  • State Democrats Flock To Hershey

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Shale Gas Turning Pa. Around, Conference Finds

BY DENISE FUREY/ The Marcellus Shale Coalition held its fourth annual “Shale Gas Insight” conference at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh last week. The first three annual conferences were held in Philadelphia. Subsequent Shale Gas Insight conferences will alternate between the two cities, with next year’s convention scheduled to be in Philadelphia.…

Shale Gas Turning Pa. Around, Conference Finds

OUR OPINION: Time For Heads To Roll

With innumerable nonprofits operating in Philadelphia under a wide range of goals and missions, it’s becoming routine to learn how scores of them are coming under federal scrutiny for mismanaging or failing to properly use the funds they get – which in some cases are misappropriated by one or more of their officers.   Unfortunately,…

OUR OPINION: Time For Heads To Roll

SRC’s Aborting Of Teachers’ Contract Roils Pols

State Rep. Angel Cruz and State Sen. Christine Tartaglione (both D-Kensington) have bills they hope will gain traction and bring an end to the control the state-run School Reform Commission has over the city’s public School District They have the support of almost every member of the Philadelphia caucuses in the General Assembly. These bills…

SRC’s Aborting Of Teachers’ Contract Roils Pols

POLS ON THE STREET: SRC Blows Guv’s Race Off Stage

BY JOE SHAHEELI/ School Reform Commission Chairman Bill Green’s decision suddenly to cancel the contract with the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers has disrupted both the worlds of education and politics in this city. It has blindsided school union leaders, parent organizations, and other groups associated with pushing to improve the quality of education in city…

POLS ON THE STREET: SRC Blows Guv’s Race Off Stage

CITY HALL SAM: Doc Gives Tom Wolf A Six-Figure Kiss

Many Philly big shots showed up at a JOHN DOUGHERTY fundraising event for TOM WOLF recently. At the event the Local 98 Leader handed the gubernatorial frontrunner a $100,000 check. On stage with Wolf was City Democratic Chairman CONGRESSMAN BOB BRADY. Also attending the fundraiser to support the ticket were COUNCILMEN JIM KENNEY, MARK SQUILLA…

CITY HALL SAM: Doc Gives Tom Wolf A Six-Figure Kiss

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OUR OPINION: Beyond Gubernatorial Debates

OUR OPINION: Beyond Gubernatorial Debates

Democrat Tom Wolf looked soft, Gov. Corbett looked tough and sure. But it was only actively engaged partisans who made the effort to locate PCN on their televisions to watch them in their first debate. The partisans did what partisans…

OUR OPINION: Time For Heads To Roll

OUR OPINION: Time For Heads To Roll

With innumerable nonprofits operating in Philadelphia under a wide range of goals and missions, it’s…

ANOTHER OPINION: State Regulators Aren’t Protecting Workers

ANOTHER OPINION: State Regulators Aren’t Protecting Workers

BY STATE SEN. MIKE STACK (D-PHILA.)/ It has become increasingly clear over the past two…

OUR OPINION: Labor’s Wins And Losses

OUR OPINION: Labor’s Wins And Losses

Unions were created when workers discovered “in union there is strength”. Unions grew even though…

Pols on the Street

POLS ON THE STREET: Anna Verna Ends An Era

POLS ON THE STREET: Anna Verna Ends An Era

BY JIM TAYOUN/ She was a classy lady, an act hard to follow, an enunciator…

Pols On The Street: Early Mayoral Bids Miss The Point

Pols On The Street: Early Mayoral Bids Miss The Point

BY JOE SHAHEELI/ Democratic Party regulars are labeling the first announced candidates for Mayor, so…

POLS ON THE STREET: Are Low Registrations A Sign Of Low Vote?

POLS ON THE STREET: Are Low Registrations A Sign Of Low Vote?

BY JOE SHAHEELI/ Walk-in registrations to the Registration Commission offices at Delaware & Spring Garden,…

POLS ON THE STREET: SRC Blows Guv’s Race Off Stage

POLS ON THE STREET: SRC Blows Guv’s Race Off Stage

BY JOE SHAHEELI/ School Reform Commission Chairman Bill Green’s decision suddenly to cancel the contract with the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers has disrupted both the worlds of education and politics in this city. It has blindsided school union leaders, parent…

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