Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Friday's DN - Can new GOP 5 remake the party?

Council is undergoing major reorganization as the next president Darrell Clarke prepares for the largest number of new members since 1992. Here’s a look at who’s getting what office. Also stay-tuned for a blog post with additional details that did not make it into the paper.

Friday’s DN – Can new GOP 5 remake the party?

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Council is undergoing major reorganization as the next president Darrell Clarke prepares for the largest number of new members since 1992. Here’s a look at who’s getting what office. Also stay-tuned for a blog post with additional details that did not make it into the paper.

What’s Friday without your weekly dose of Philly Clout? Can the new GOP five put an end to the local party’s civil war?

House Republicans agreed to extend both a payroll-tax holiday and unemployment benefits for the next two months. Here’s what you need to know.

More than 140 School District staffers are laid off right before the holiday weekend.

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