Home » Archives by category » Subject Categories (Page 227)

   Send article as PDF   

Share
Continue reading …

   Send article as PDF   

Share
Continue reading …

State Supreme Court Justice Ronald Castille has become one weird cat, so much so the Philadelphia Inquirer editorially called for his resignation when he was caught with holding the bag as judicial overseer of the projected Family Court Building. He claims he didn’t know the man he vested with the responsibility of overseeing the construction […]

Share
Continue reading …

BY TONY WEST/ The Committee of 70 got its start as a good-government organization, dedicated to ensuring public and party workers dot their i’s and cross their t’s to run free and fair elections. But its mission has changed, and its habits as well. Today, the Committee of 70 itself fails to meet standards of […]

Share
Continue reading …

BY DARWYN DEYO, from the Pennsylvania Independent— A report released by the Institute for Justice highlights how regulations and licenses block the creation –and closure – of businesses in the city of Philadelphia, which is suffering from 11.3% unemployment, compared to 8.9% statewide. The IJ, an Arlington, Va.-based law firm, highlighted eight cities which impose […]

Share
Continue reading …

An exploratory committee has been set up by Democrat activists in the Northeast to show Bill Rubin, supervisor of elections and vice chairman of the Philadelphia Pension Fund, why he should seek the Democrat nomination for the 10th Councilmanic Dist. Paul Kaplan, chairman of the committee, said, “It’s been over three decades since we have […]

Share
Continue reading …

In advance of a public hearing on their Business Privilege Tax reform legislation, City Council Members Bill Green and Maria Quiñones Sánchez  have launched a website  to provide the public with information about the bill, including an easy on-line tool for businesses to calculate the impact of the proposal on their BPT liability. The website […]

Share
Continue reading …

Originally due to open last October, the nation’s largest completely refrigerated indoor produce center is now scheduled to be unveiled in mid-January. The new Center has been slowed by the late arrival of needed equipment and other construction needs. It is expected the old Food Distribution Center located adjacent to the Sports Complex will shutter […]

Share
Continue reading …

So sorry to have kept you waiting! I know you’ve been on the edge of your seat, holding your breath, waiting, waiting for Lucky Glenwood to give you the scoop on what’s up in Philadelphia! They say absence makes the heart grow fonder, so I’m hoping that you’ve grown even more attached since I last […]

Share
Continue reading …

STATE REP. Michael McGeehan welcomes Kevin Boyle, right, to State House as Brother State Rep. Brendan Boyle, center, looks on. McGeehan was among strong supporters helping Kevin beat long-time incumbent and former Speaker John Perzel, reducing GOP Philadelphia presence in State House to two. Photo by Harry Leech BY JOE SHAHEELI/ It was obvious from […]

Share
Continue reading …