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CITY HALL SAM: Harrisburg Is Steaming Over Budget This July

CITY HALL SAM: Harrisburg Is Steaming Over Budget This July

Summer is hot in Philadelphia but nowhere is hotter than Harrisburg. Last week GOV. TOM…

WALKING THE BEAT: Philadelphia Traffic Court Trial Ends With A Snore

WALKING THE BEAT:  Philadelphia Traffic Court Trial Ends With A Snore

BY JOE SHAY STIVALA/ THE TRAFFIC COURT trial is so BORING, that it can’t make…

THE WAFFLEMAN: Tales From The Tech Support Desk

THE WAFFLEMAN: Tales From The Tech Support Desk

Yo! Here we go again with this sent to me by a reader. CUSTOMER: I’m…

Pope St. John Paul II’s Liquid Blood On Display

Pope St. John Paul II’s Liquid Blood On Display

Blood of Pope St. John Paul II’s in liquid state, considered a “first-class” relic by…

Pols On The Street: If Trujillo Announces, Who Bounces?

Pols On The Street: If Trujillo Announces, Who Bounces?

BY JOE SHAHEELI/ Last week we reported the possibility of two Latinos showing an interest…

PA. 4TH SENATE DIST.: Contender Art Haywood

PA. 4TH SENATE DIST.: Contender Art Haywood

BY TONY WEST/ Art Haywood knows his way around housing in this city. If he…

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ANOTHER OPINION: It’s Wise To Sell PGW

BY STATE REP. BILL KELLER/ The possible sale of PGW by the City to UIL Holdings is, in my opinion, a wonderful opportunity for Philadelphia. For over 20 years, I, along with other elected officials, worked diligently to bring dredging of the Delaware River to our region so that Philadelphia could reap the financial rewards.…

ANOTHER OPINION: It’s Wise To Sell PGW

WITH THE UNIONS: Teachers’ Union Leaders Demand Full School Funding

AFT President Randi Weingarten, PFT President Jerry Jordan and AFT-PA President Ted Kirsch are asking Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett for full school funding following report of a 7-year-old, whose death might have been prevented had a nurse been on hand. “Dear Governor Corbett: “Since you took office in 2011, you slashed school funding by $1…

WITH THE UNIONS: Teachers’ Union Leaders Demand Full School Funding

ANOTHER OPINION: It’s Time To End Keystone Exams

by State Rep. Stephen Barrar This September will mark the first year the Keystone Exams will be used as the deciding factor for whether or not students will graduate from Pennsylvania’s public high schools. September will also mark the five-year anniversary of HR 456, the bipartisan legislation that urged Gov. Ed Rendell to cease all…

ANOTHER OPINION: It’s Time To End Keystone Exams

PA. 4TH SENATE DIST.: Contender Art Haywood

BY TONY WEST/ Art Haywood knows his way around housing in this city. If he succeeds in replacing State Sen. LeAnna Washington (D-Northwest) in the 4th Senatorial Dist., he will soon be keeping a watchful eye on the real estate of 250,000 people in Northwest Philadelphia and Cheltenham, Abington and Springfield in Montgomery Co.  …

PA. 4TH SENATE DIST.: Contender Art Haywood

CITY HALL SAM: Harrisburg Is Steaming Over Budget This July

Summer is hot in Philadelphia but nowhere is hotter than Harrisburg. Last week GOV. TOM CORBETT vetoed funding for the legislature and some funding he termed WAMs (walking-around monies), which he accused the legislature of doling out to favorite projects. The Governor was quickly denounced for his veto by House MAJORITY LEADER MIKE TURZAI and…

CITY HALL SAM: Harrisburg Is Steaming Over Budget This July

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ANOTHER OPINION: It’s Time To End Keystone Exams

ANOTHER OPINION: It’s Time To End Keystone Exams

by State Rep. Stephen Barrar This September will mark the first year the Keystone Exams will be used as the deciding factor for whether or not students will graduate from Pennsylvania’s public high schools. September will also mark the five-year…

OUR OPINION: Maya Angelou, Lewis Katz

OUR OPINION: Maya Angelou, Lewis Katz

The Lesson —Maya Angelou   I keep on dying again. Veins collapse, opening like the…

ANOTHER OPINION: It’s Wise To Sell PGW

ANOTHER OPINION: It’s Wise To Sell PGW

BY STATE REP. BILL KELLER/ The possible sale of PGW by the City to UIL…

ANOTHER OPINION: Take A Hard Look At P.G.W. Sale

ANOTHER OPINION: Take A Hard Look At P.G.W. Sale

BY COUNCILWOMAN MARIAN TASCO/ After taking more than four years to arrive at a decision…

Pols on the Street

Pols On The Street: Time To Acquit Philadelphia Traffic Court Jurists!

Pols On The Street: Time To Acquit Philadelphia Traffic Court Jurists!

BY JOE SHAHEELI/ From some witnesses and the few faithful attendees who go to watch…

POLS ON THE STREET: Rendell Said ‘No’ To Lewis; Now Mourns His Loss

POLS ON THE STREET: Rendell Said ‘No’ To Lewis; Now Mourns His Loss

BY JOE SHAHEELI/ Former Gov. Ed Rendell told an audience in South Philadelphia he could…

POLS ON THE STREET: Look For A Summer Full Of Gubernatorial Ads

POLS ON THE STREET: Look For A Summer Full Of Gubernatorial Ads

BY JOE SHAHEELI/ Distinguishing this summer from Memorial Day through to Labor Day will be…

Pols On The Street: If Trujillo Announces, Who Bounces?

Pols On The Street: If Trujillo Announces, Who Bounces?

BY JOE SHAHEELI/ Last week we reported the possibility of two Latinos showing an interest in running for Mayor, only to remember we forgot a third, who has long been considered a serious contender. That was Nelson Diaz, who has…

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