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CITY HALL SAM: Dems Carry Big Stick In Montco; Honoring Harris Wofford

CITY HALL SAM: Dems Carry Big Stick In Montco; Honoring Harris Wofford

The collar counties of Philadelphia continue to increase Democratic voter clout. Only a decade ago,…

OUT & ABOUT: Will This Black Discussion Lead To Community Action?

OUT & ABOUT: Will This Black Discussion Lead To Community Action?

BY DENISE CLAY/ The lobby of Universal Audenreid HS was crammed with activists and community…

ELEPHANT CORNER: Garry Cobb Plays Offense In New Jersey

ELEPHANT CORNER: Garry Cobb Plays Offense In New Jersey

Monday night Retired Air Force Colonel and Republican activist KEVIN KELLY hosted a fundraiser at…

Mayor Praises PGW Sale

Mayor Praises PGW Sale

Mayor Michael A. Nutter has praised the decision by UIL Holdings Corp. to continue its…

POLS ON THE STREET: Are Low Registrations A Sign Of Low Vote?

POLS ON THE STREET: Are Low Registrations A Sign Of Low Vote?

BY JOE SHAHEELI/ Walk-in registrations to the Registration Commission offices at Delaware & Spring Garden,…

OUR OPINION: Time For Heads To Roll

OUR OPINION: Time For Heads To Roll

With innumerable nonprofits operating in Philadelphia under a wide range of goals and missions, it’s…

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Mayor Praises PGW Sale

Mayor Michael A. Nutter has praised the decision by UIL Holdings Corp. to continue its effort to acquire the Philadelphia Gas Works in a $1.86-billion transaction that awaits action by the Philadelphia City Council. James P. Torgerson, UIL President and CEO, is still hoping to pursue the purchase of the city-owned gas utility even though…

Mayor Praises PGW Sale

OUR OPINION: Time For Heads To Roll

With innumerable nonprofits operating in Philadelphia under a wide range of goals and missions, it’s becoming routine to learn how scores of them are coming under federal scrutiny for mismanaging or failing to properly use the funds they get – which in some cases are misappropriated by one or more of their officers.   Unfortunately,…

OUR OPINION: Time For Heads To Roll

Mayor Praises PGW Sale

Mayor Michael A. Nutter has praised the decision by UIL Holdings Corp. to continue its effort to acquire the Philadelphia Gas Works in a $1.86-billion transaction that awaits action by the Philadelphia City Council. James P. Torgerson, UIL President and CEO, is still hoping to pursue the purchase of the city-owned gas utility even though…

Mayor Praises PGW Sale

POLS ON THE STREET: Are Low Registrations A Sign Of Low Vote?

BY JOE SHAHEELI/ Walk-in registrations to the Registration Commission offices at Delaware & Spring Garden, plus registrations from PennDOT, are at the normal low for an election reportedly drawing little interest. Checking in with Greg Irving, administrator of Voter Registration Division won a report about 10,500 new registrations have been logged in.Voter-registration forms have been…

POLS ON THE STREET: Are Low Registrations A Sign Of Low Vote?

CITY HALL SAM: Dems Carry Big Stick In Montco; Honoring Harris Wofford

The collar counties of Philadelphia continue to increase Democratic voter clout. Only a decade ago, Montgomery Co. was still essentially Republican. But over the last several election cycles it has become overwhelmingly Democratic. The Montgomery Co. Democratic Party has become more formidable. At a recent fundraiser at the Doubletree Hotel in Plymouth Meeting, a packed…

CITY HALL SAM: Dems Carry Big Stick In Montco; Honoring Harris Wofford

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OUR OPINION: Time For Heads To Roll

OUR OPINION: Time For Heads To Roll

With innumerable nonprofits operating in Philadelphia under a wide range of goals and missions, it’s becoming routine to learn how scores of them are coming under federal scrutiny for mismanaging or failing to properly use the funds they get –…

ANOTHER OPINION: State Regulators Aren’t Protecting Workers

ANOTHER OPINION: State Regulators Aren’t Protecting Workers

BY STATE SEN. MIKE STACK (D-PHILA.)/ It has become increasingly clear over the past two…

OUR OPINION: Labor’s Wins And Losses

OUR OPINION: Labor’s Wins And Losses

Unions were created when workers discovered “in union there is strength”. Unions grew even though…

Pols On The Street

by Joe Shaheeli Once in a while we join the prognosticators in how races will…

Pols on the Street

OUR OPINION: Time For Heads To Roll

OUR OPINION: Time For Heads To Roll

With innumerable nonprofits operating in Philadelphia under a wide range of goals and missions, it’s…

Pols On The Street: Kane TV Ads Stress Family

Pols On The Street: Kane TV Ads Stress Family

John Kane launched his first television ad of the State Senate campaign running on broadcast…

POLS ON THE STREET: Assessing The Fallout From Fattah’s Woes

POLS ON THE STREET: Assessing The Fallout From Fattah’s Woes

BY JOE SHAHEELI/ It’s been a cruel summer for Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-Phila.). The Congressman’s…

POLS ON THE STREET: Are Low Registrations A Sign Of Low Vote?

POLS ON THE STREET: Are Low Registrations A Sign Of Low Vote?

BY JOE SHAHEELI/ Walk-in registrations to the Registration Commission offices at Delaware & Spring Garden, plus registrations from PennDOT, are at the normal low for an election reportedly drawing little interest. Checking in with Greg Irving, administrator of Voter Registration…

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