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Philadelphia Budget Shows Skilled Hands at Work

by Tony West How often does the City of Philadelphia draw international attention for the swift and daring completion of its annual budget? Welcome to 2016. Mayor Jim Kenney’s Sugary Drinks Tax initiative (which wound up as a Sugary/Sweetened Drinks Tax) caught the eye of the world. But the rest of the budget process – […]

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OUT & ABOUT: Educating Chaka Fattah’s Son

by Denise Clay Chaka Fattah is still smiling. Three weeks into a trial on a variety of charges including conspiracy to money laundering, the 11-term Congressman is still coming into the James A. Byrne Federal Courthouse on Market Street confident not only in his innocence, but also in his ability to prevail. Fattah and four […]

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SpArc Phila. Holds Talent Show

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Pt. Breeze Agency Is Model For Mayor’s Community Schools

by Tony West Mayor Jim Kenney based his winning campaign last year on a bright new proposal for “family service centers” where children’s educational needs can be met while his family learns to cope with many other challenges. If you want to know what these centers might look like – check out Diversified Community Services, […]

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DNC Observes Jewish American Heritage Month At National Museum Of American Jewish History

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Floyd Was Key To Shapiro’s Philly Victory

by Tony West To win the Democratic nomination for State Attorney General, Montco Commissioner Josh Shapiro had to sell his Philadelphia neighbors. And he did – despite the opposition of Philadelphia Democratic City Committee, whose favorite was Steve Zappala of Allegheny County. Veteran political consultant Maurice Floyd was a major reason why. He coordinated Shapiro’s […]

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County Commissioners Association Warn Of Impacts With Budget

As the General Assembly and Administration begin to advance a budget vehicle for FY 2016-2017, Pennsylvania counties are eyeing the calendar anxiously, recognizing that the start of the new Commonwealth fiscal year is now less than two months away. Their worries are well-founded; a recent survey by the County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania showed counties […]

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Philadelphia Public Record Welcomes New Ownership

JIM TAYOUN & his wife Dolores are delighted to partner with City & State PA, new owner of Phila Public Record. Meet our new Publisher David Alpher & City & State leader Tom Allon. Photo by Bonnie Squires    Send article as PDF   

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OUR OPINION: In Heated Political Year, The Beat Goes On

Pennsylvania has just concluded the most-exciting and meaningful primary election in recent memory. But it only sets the stage for more action to come. It is increasingly plausible that both Republican and Democratic presidential candidates will be evident a couple of weeks from now, in large part due to the outcome in our Keystone State. […]

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New Kids’ Joint Is Jumping In South Philadelphia

by Monica Robinson Kids now have a new place to play in South Philadelphia. Jump To It Family Fun Center opened this weekend featuring an inflatable sports arena, arcade games and even a mechanical bull. But the best part is— parents get in free! There was a steady stream of parents and children on Saturday […]

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