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Can Higher Real-Estate Taxes Save Philly Jobs?

BY TONY WEST/ Most Philadelphia neighborhoods are job deserts. And in the long run, a large city cannot survive as a place to live if it does not also offer places to work. This was the gist of a report released by the Center City District which caught the eye of Philadelphia’s decision-makers. It has added […]

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Toomey Slams Obama Over Job Numbers, National Debt

by Rory McGlasson U.S. Senator Pat Toomey attacked President Barack Obama the job report and the growing national debt. At a news conference held at the Independence Visitors center, Toomey said Obama has burdened Americans with $5 trillion in new debt and 42 months of unemployment above 8 percent. “Pennsylvanians deserve a president with a […]

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Councilwoman Tasco: “Romney-Ryan, Wrong For Women”

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Elephants, Eagles And Elvis Turn Out For GOP Clam Bake

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Workers Stand For America

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Singing All The Way To The Polls

by RORY McGLASSON Do you have a photo ID to vote? Philadelphia senior Dr. Lucille W. Ijoy has hers – and she’ll be singing all the way to the polls in November. Dr. Ijoy has written a voter-ID rally song called: Get Your Photo ID Rock: A Musical Reminder. She has been singing her catchy […]

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Fed Dollars Finally Pour Into Port Dredging

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Down The Shore

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Down The Shore

Congressman Bob Brady hosts his annual “Brady Bunch” party in North Wildwood. Our photographer was on the scene to catch who was talking politics while relaxing down the shore.      Send article as PDF   

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Chick-fil-A Supporters Defend Fast-Food Chain

BY RORY McGLASSON/ HUNDREDS of  Philadelphia-area Chick-fil-A supporters boosted sales, as they showed their support of the fast-food chain today. Customers turned out in their droves to eat chicken sandwiches, and waffle fries on “Chick-fil-A Day” at the Columbus Boulevard eatery in South Philadelphia. Former Arkansas Governor and former Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee had […]

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WORKERS STAND FOR AMERICA: Join This Major Rally Aug. 11

BY PAT EIDING, President, Phila. Council AFL-CIO/ Over the last 18 months, it’s been hard not to notice the general attack on workers taking place across the country. From Wisconsin and Ohio, where Governors tried to win political points by stripping collective-bargaining rights from public employees; to the constant drumbeat that workers with modest pensions […]

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