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Obama Official Addresses City Hall Iftar Dinner

Obama Official Addresses City Hall Iftar Dinner

Raheemah Abdulaleem, a born-and-bred Philadelphian and senior associate general counsel in the executive office of…

Pols On The Street: DNC Must Weather Protests

Pols On The Street: DNC Must Weather Protests

by Joe Shaheeli Seems every time this city winds up in the center of a…

Philadelphia Budget Shows Skilled Hands at Work

Philadelphia Budget Shows Skilled Hands at Work

by Tony West How often does the City of Philadelphia draw international attention for the…

POLS ON THE STREET: Will Philly Ever Learn How to Handle Protests??

POLS ON THE STREET: Will Philly Ever Learn How to Handle Protests??

by Joe Shaheeli Why in the world would anyone want to not give Cheri Honkala…

POLS ON THE STREET: Feds Make Philly Politicians Easy Pickings

POLS ON THE STREET: Feds Make Philly Politicians Easy Pickings

by Joe Shaheeli When Ed Rendell decided to run for District Attorney against Democratic incumbent…

Latino Heads Major Union Local

Latino Heads Major Union Local

Engraved in this union leader’s mind is the picture of a forlorn, skinny little boy…

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Asian American Philadelphia: THREE LEADERS

Nina Ahmad by Eldon Graham Dr. Nina Ahmad has made Philadelphia her home. Now she has embarked on a mission to strengthen the bonds between all its communities. Dr. Ahmad is from Bangladesh. She left her native country and moved to the US, attending the Lawrence Technological University in Southfield, Mich. Then she moved to…

Asian American Philadelphia: THREE LEADERS

CITY HALL SAM: Police Chief Ramsey Leaves Big Shoes To Fill

Philadelphia has a number of tough crime and public=safety issues. But the steady and smart leadership from Police COMMISSIONER CHARLES RAMSEY have all Philadelphians confident that the tough issues could be handled. That is why CHS joins many Philadelphians in wishing Commissioner Ramsey best wishes on his retirement. Ramsey was an innovative leader who implemented…

CITY HALL SAM: Police Chief Ramsey Leaves Big Shoes To Fill

Philadelphia Budget Shows Skilled Hands at Work

by Tony West How often does the City of Philadelphia draw international attention for the swift and daring completion of its annual budget? Welcome to 2016. Mayor Jim Kenney’s Sugary Drinks Tax initiative (which wound up as a Sugary/Sweetened Drinks Tax) caught the eye of the world. But the rest of the budget process –…

Philadelphia Budget Shows Skilled Hands at Work

Pols On The Street: DNC Must Weather Protests

by Joe Shaheeli Seems every time this city winds up in the center of a national event, someone comes in to rain on our parade. With the Democratic National Convention slated to attract worldwide attention during the last week in July, there is worry unscheduled, unpermitted protest parades will keep City safety forces on overtime,…

Pols On The Street: DNC Must Weather Protests

WALKING THE BEAT: More Steam Than Light On Broad Street

by Joe Shay Stivala HAVE YOU SEEN those horrible light standards on N. Broad Street? UG-LEEEE! They look like Big Apple steampipes. And seem to narrow the street to make it a more of a raceway than it is. They cast little light. They seem to reach to the heavens, but need a crowning apex.…

WALKING THE BEAT: More Steam Than Light On Broad Street

Opinion

OUR OPINION: Kenney’s Odd Game On Sugary-Drinks Tax

OUR OPINION: Kenney’s Odd Game On Sugary-Drinks Tax

One wonders why Mayor Jim Kenney, who as a Councilman voted no on similar proposals from Mayor Michael Nutter, would press hard for a sugary-drink tax. He made it clear in his welcoming speech to the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Convention delegates…

OUR OPINION: Soda Tax Promises Food Fight In Phila. City Council

OUR OPINION: Soda Tax Promises Food Fight In Phila. City Council

Community leaders, small-business owners, labor leaders and citizens have banded together to fight a 3-cents-an-ounce…

OUR OPINION: Awaiting A State Budget!

OUR OPINION: Awaiting A State Budget!

In the meantime … in-between time … backed up for a second year are State…

DARRELL CLARKE: Public Servant Of The Year 2016

DARRELL CLARKE: Public Servant Of The Year 2016

In weighing our choices for the Philadelphia Public Record’s 2016 Public Servant of the Year,…

Pols on the Street

POLS ON THE STREET: Will Philly Ever Learn How to Handle Protests??

POLS ON THE STREET: Will Philly Ever Learn How to Handle Protests??

by Joe Shaheeli Why in the world would anyone want to not give Cheri Honkala…

POLS ON THE STREET: Feds Make Philly Politicians Easy Pickings

POLS ON THE STREET: Feds Make Philly Politicians Easy Pickings

by Joe Shaheeli When Ed Rendell decided to run for District Attorney against Democratic incumbent…

POLS ON THE STREET: Odds Favor Tax on All Sweet Drinks

POLS ON THE STREET: Odds Favor Tax on All Sweet Drinks

by Joe Shaheeli Odds markets have moved from “no way” to “probable” Mayor Jim Kenney’s…

Pols On The Street: DNC Must Weather Protests

Pols On The Street: DNC Must Weather Protests

by Joe Shaheeli Seems every time this city winds up in the center of a national event, someone comes in to rain on our parade. With the Democratic National Convention slated to attract worldwide attention during the last week in…

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