Sunday, December 28, 2014

Friday's DN: Public Comment, GOP Fights & More

Our Friday column takes a look at the state Supreme Court order that City Council allow public comment, the fate of local GOP Chairman Vito Canuso, the feud between the City Commission and Committee of 70, Gov. Rendell relearning how to drive and a verbal jab at Mayor Nutter from labor leader John Dougherty.

Friday's DN: Public Comment, GOP Fights & More

Our Friday column takes a look at the state Supreme Court order that City Council allow public comment, the fate of local GOP Chairman Vito Canuso, the feud between the City Commission and Committee of 70, Gov. Rendell relearning how to drive and a verbal jab at Mayor Nutter from labor leader John Dougherty.

The city's deal to end a dispute with the local chapter of the Boy Scouts stalls with problems in City Council and criticism from the LGBT community.

Glenn Beck and Sean Hannity are off the air in Philadelphia -- at least for now -- while Michael Smerconish goes national.

And Foxwoods -- now Horseshoe -- has three weeks to wrap up a deal to build a casino in South Philly or lose its state license.

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Chris Brennan, a native Philadelphian and graduate of Temple University, joined the Daily News in 1999. He has written about SEPTA, the Philadelphia School District, the legalization of casino gambling, state government, the mayor, the governor, City Council and political campaigns. E-mail tips to brennac@phillynews.com
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Jenny DeHuff is a 2005 graduate of the University of Rhode Island, where she cut her teeth in journalism. A South Philly transplant from New England, she joined the Daily News City Hall Bureau in 2013. For the past several years, she has worked as an investigative reporter exposing corruption in suburban politics, covering sometimes ghastly criminal court cases and following the people’s money and how its spent. In addition to being a dogged news hound, she enjoys reading and writing about travel, animals, Irish whiskey and aviation. E-mail tips to dehuffj@phillynews.com
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