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Mayor Nutter today signed an executive order that limits the city's cooperation with detainer requests from the federal Immigration and Customers Enforcement...
Prisons Commissioner Louis Giorla, faced with questions during a budget hearing Wednesday about use of overtime in city prisons that topped $35 million in 2013, blamed the spending on prisoner population and guard vacancies.
PHILADELPHIA When Dien Binh Chau, a naturalized citizen, went to his polling place in South Philadelphia recently, he needed help understanding the ballot. With no municipal interpreter present, poll workers turned to a stranger on the street, who just happened to speak Vietnamese.
Organizers may have to raise more than $70 million to bring Pope Francis to Philly.
A slate of committeeman candidates allied with longtime Democratic ward leader Anna C. Verna will face petition challenges organized by developer Ori Feibush.
Members voice concern over PUC timetable.
As Mayor Nutter took out his pen Wednesday to sign two bills that crack down on "vaping," or puffing on electronic cigarettes, Gregory Conley broke the silence in the Mayor's Reception Room at City Hall.
PHILADELPHIA T. Milton Street Sr., who managed to wrest 24 percent of the Democratic vote from Mayor Nutter in 2011 despite having just finished a federal prison sentence, said on his Facebook page Sunday that he intends to run for mayor again in 2015.
He seems focused on one potential candidate, state Sen. Anthony Hardy Williams.
Immigrant advocates say the signing ceremony will be tomorrow and they hail it as a victory.
Mayor Nutter today signed an executive order that limits the city's cooperation with detainer requests from the federal Immigration and Customers Enforcement...
The city office building at the foot of the Ben Franklin Parkway was abruptly closed Wednesday, for at least the day, due to elevator problems.
PHILADELPHIA When Dien Binh Chau, a naturalized citizen, went to his polling place in South Philadelphia recently, he needed help understanding the ballot. With no municipal interpreter present, poll workers turned to a stranger on the street, who just happened to speak Vietnamese.
Organizers may have to raise more than $70 million to bring Pope Francis to Philly.
A slate of committeeman candidates allied with longtime Democratic ward leader Anna C. Verna will face petition challenges organized by developer Ori Feibush.
With its ornate halls, fine dining and strict dress code, the Union League isn't the type of place you'd associate with Pope Francis and his humble vision...
Federal probation officials want activist to stop associating with his fellow "Panic Hour" members.
T. Milton Street Sr., the 73-year-old former state legislator who served time in federal prison for unpaid taxes, says he will run for mayor in 2015.
City Councilman Kenyatta Johnson said he recently stopped the sale of two vacant city-owned lots in Point Breeze to a developer because the parcels were a good fit for a new affordable-housing strategy.
Prisons Commissioner Louis Giorla, faced with questions during a budget hearing Wednesday about use of overtime in city prisons that topped $35 million in 2013, blamed the spending on prisoner population and guard vacancies.