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POLS ON THE STREET: Time for the Last Word on Money

BY JOE SHAHEELI Tomorrow will be the day for Cycle 2 campaign-finance reports to be filed. Expert all political insiders to start rooting through Board of Elections data from then through Monday, trying to scope out the relative and absolute strength of front-runners. It’s held that any citywide race should cost at least $100,000. District […]

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May 11- City Commission candidate Luigi Borda hosts Borda Street Run/Walk 5k, starting at Marconi Plaza, Broad St. & Oregon Ave., 8-10 a.m. Participation fee: $20. For info: Luigi (267) 886-5444. May 11- State Rep. Pam DeLissio hosts Shredding Event at Roxborough Mun. Pkg. Lot, 514 Dupont St., 9-11 a.m. Limit: 4 bags/household. For info: […]

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POLS ON THE STREET: Bullet Voting – Whom Do You Love, Really?

BY JOE SHAHEELI An important political tactic comes into play in primary races where there are multiple seats in a given office which are being contested by more candidates than there are seats. Example: Democrats get to nominate two seats on City Commission – but there are 13 candidates for those seats on their primary […]

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Apr. 30- Councilman Mark Squilla hosts Reception at Tango Restaurant Karaoke Lounge, 1021 Arch St., 2nd fl., 6-8:30 p.m. Platinum $3,000, Gold $2,500, Silver $1,500, Bronze $500, Friend $250. Payable to “Squilla for Council,” P.O. Box 37332, Phila., PA 19148. For info: reprocenterllc@gmail.com. Apr. 30- Judicial candidate Kay Kyungsun Yu hosts Celebration at Jane G’s […]

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Apr. 27- 14th Ward Democratic Committee hosts Mtg. at Barber’s Ha., 1402 W. Oxford St., 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Breakfast. Candidates $100. Payable to “14th Ward Executive Committee.” Apr. 27- Councilmanic candidate Isaiah Thomas hosts Oak Lane Meet & Greet at Oak Lane Ho., 6635 N. 11th St., 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Refreshments. RSVP: Dom@CitizensforIsaiahThomas.com. Apr. 27- […]

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Restore PA Could Bring Bonus to Philly

The School District of Philadelphia, City Council and Mayor Jim Kenney have voiced their support of Gov. Tom Wolf’s aggressive infrastructure plan, Restore Pennsylvania. “Philadelphia is a historic city that has seen tremendous growth in recent years, but our lack of investment in infrastructure is holding back potential further development,” said Wolf. “I am proud […]

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Apr. 25

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African American United Fund hosts Candidates Forum & Civic Engagement Workshop at 2231 N. Broad St., 6-8 p.m. For info: (215) 236-5848.    Send article as PDF   

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‘Solarize Philly’ Relaunches for Homeowners to Gain Tax Credit

Mayor Jim Kenney, Council President Darrell L. Clarke (5th District), and the Philadelphia Energy Authority today announced the reopening of Solarize Philly registration in 2019. “Cutting local carbon emissions, creating jobs, and reducing energy costs shows that going solar is a win-win for Philadelphia,” the mayor said. “The 30% federal Investment Tax Credit is in […]

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2019 Philadelphia Spring Guide

Content Courtesy of Visit Philadelphia Philly hums and buzzes with an exciting new energy every spring. The longer days and warmer weather welcome outdoor dining, lively street festivals and the return of seasonal public spaces throughout the city. For spring 2019, food (Flavors of Philly, Dining Out for Life), sports (Phillies baseball), culture (African American […]

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Apr. 25- Councilman Curtis Jones, Jr. hosts Breakfast reception at Bellevue Strategies, 200 S. Broad St., Su. 410, 8:30-10 a.m. Contribution levels: Sponsors $3,000, Hosts $1,000, VIPs $500, Friends $250, Guests $150, Former Interns $50. RSVP: Kara (215) 985-4900 ext. 102 or kara@bellevue strategies.com. Apr. 25- African American United Fund hosts Candidates Forum & Civic […]

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