Say What? Archive: April, 2012

United Way merger promises better days

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In these tough economic times, it’s easy to understand why seven United Way agencies serving the Philadelphia region have decided to... Read more

CON: Harassing Latinos doesn’t help

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Questions and comments made by several justices during last week’s oral arguments suggested the Supreme Court might validate that portion... Read more

PRO: One state makes a stand on border security

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By Jan C. Ting The Obama administration’s challenge to the Arizona immigration statute SB1070 is not about its popularity, or whether... Read more

Live chat with Dick Polman at 1 p.m. Monday

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At 1 p.m. Monday, join Dick Polman for a live chat about running mate speculation and other things political. Read more

Tighten rules on N.J. campaign spending

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Most people are careful when they withdraw money from ATMs because it’s their money. But politicians draw on OPM — other people’s... Read more

Must keep witnesses safe

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The Philadelphia courts are plagued by one the nation’s lowest felony conviction rate, often due to witness intimidation. City officials... Read more

Heading off a train wreck on college loans

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Congress should extend the lower interest rates now set on federally subsidized student loans for millions of college students without raiding... Read more

Illegal dumping drains a city

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Shamelessly, a man and two teenagers haul bureaus out of the back of a white pickup truck and dump them on a Camden lot. They were caught on... Read more