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POLS ON THE STREET: White’s All Right; Dem Senators Take Chairs

BY JOE SHAHEELI With Philadelphia’s longstanding defender in the Harrisburg House of Representatives, State Rep. John Taylor, gone, State Rep. Martina White (R-Northeast) is the city’s sole vote in a majority caucus. White has been rewarded by her colleagues for her survival in last year’s election with a plum assignment: the House Appropriations Committee. Most […]

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Meet the Candidates! February 28, 2019 Sponsored by: Crews, Moseley & Associates Join us as we welcome candidates for races on the May 21 primary ballot as they meet potential constituents and get signatures for their petitions. Registration Fee for Candidates & Consultants $400 MEET & GREET, CUSTOM BIO, PHOTO AND ¼ PAGE color ad […]

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Jan. 28- State Rep. Jason Dawkins hosts Weatherization Event at Ziehler Rec Ctr., 100 E. Olney Ave., 6:30-8:30 p.m. For info: (215) 744-7901. Jan. 29- Judicial candidate Tiffany Palmer hosts Campaign Kickoff at Fergie’s Pub, 1214 Sansom St., 6-8 p.m. Contribution Levels: $50, $100, $250, $500, $1,000, $2,500. Payable to “Friends of Tiffany Palmer,” P.O. […]

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Public Record’s Citywide Petition Party

The Philadelphia Public Record will host a major “Meet the Candidates” Event with an open bar, free for all ordinary registered voters, on Feb. 28.    Send article as PDF   

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No White House for Casey

U.S. Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.) released the following statement regarding the 2020 election. “With so much at stake for our nation, 2020 will be the most important presidential election of the modern era. The middle class and those struggling to climb another rung on the ladder into the middle class have never had more burdens. […]

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Jan. 18

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State Rep. Angel Cruz hosts Information Session on Medicare Benefits Changes at 3503 N. B St., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. For info: (215) 291-5643.    Send article as PDF   

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POLS ON THE STREET: Look out, Incumbents! Here They Come

An amazing number of candidates is testing the waters for a district City Council race this season. It would be an uphill climb, since no district incumbent seems inclined to quit, leaving an open seat for newcomers; and the power of incumbency is strong. But political activism is in the air in 2019. Interest that […]

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Jan. 17

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The Enterprise Ctr. hosts Public Mtg. on Proposed Construction of 4601 Market St. at TEC, 4548 Market St., 6 p.m. For info: Pamela Blanding-Godbolt (267) 784-4671 or pgodbolt@verizon.net.    Send article as PDF   

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POLS ON THE STREET: Philadelphians Rise in Harrisburg Ranks

BY JOE SHAHEELI The dust from the 2018 general election having settled, we now know where the Philadelphia delegation stands in the current General Assembly leadership. After the loss of retired State Rep. John Taylor, Philadelphians still have one member of the majority party with a hand on the levers of power. That’s State Rep. […]

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Jan. 19

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2nd Generation, United Voices for Phila. Leadership & Jane Guo host Fundraiser Meet-&-Greet for judicial candidate Kay Kyungsun Yu at Dim Sum Ho., 3939 Chestnut St. 2nd fl., 3-4:30 p.m. Contribution Levels: Friends $30, Supporters $60, Partners $125, Hosts $250. RSVP by Jan. 17: Cole Dougherty (215) 251-0585, cole@rittenhousepolitical.com or visit bit.ly/k4j119.    Send article […]

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