Saturday, May 23, 2015

Friday's DN: Sworn in on Council, looking at state Senate

Ed Neilson was quietly sworn in as City Council's newest member yesterday, nearly three months after he won a special election for the at-large seat. But will he finish the 17 months left in the term of former Councilman Bill Green, who resigned in February to be chairman of the School Reform Commission? To hear the former state representative tell it, only time will tell.

Friday's DN: Sworn in on Council, looking at state Senate

Ed Neilson was quietly sworn in as City Council's newest member yesterday, nearly three months after he won a special election for the at-large seat.  But will he finish the 17 months left in the term of former Councilman Bill Green, who resigned in February to be chairman of the School Reform Commission?   To hear the former state representative tell it, only time will tell.

Political candidates, including Gov. Corbett and Tom Wolf, help Daily News columnist Stu Bykofsky pass the $500,000 mark on his Comedy Night fundraiser for the Variety Club.

Chaka Fattah Jr. pleads not guilty to 23 federal counts and again claims the feds are really after his father, U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah Sr.

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