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Former Mayor and Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell will host a meet-and-greet for Democratic mayoral candidate Ken Trujillo on Wednesday, a day already bursting with events for two other unannounced candidates.
Philadelphia City Council took up two measures Thursday aimed at employing veterans: one that gives tax breaks to vets and the other to companies that hire them.
The company declined to extend a deal with the city following City Council's inaction.
Mayor Nutter's former spokesman Doug Oliver is running for mayor himself - maybe. Or so it seemed Tuesday with the announcement that Oliver, who now directs communications for the Philadelphia Gas Works, has formed a committee as part of what he called a "grassroots exploratory process" for the 2015 mayor's race.
State Sen. Anthony Hardy Williams and former District Attorney Lynne Abraham enter the race.
The contours of the 2015 Philadelphia mayor's race finally emerged in sharp relief Wednesday with the entrance of two formidable Democratic candidates - former District Attorney Lynne M. Abraham and State Sen. Anthony Hardy Williams.
Heard in the Hall: JoAnne A. Eps, Temple University’s Beasley School of Law Dean, was nominated by Mayor Nutter to serve on the city’s Board of Ethics.
Convinced that a stadium-area casino would draw sports fans, and certain that casino gamblers want to arrive by car, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board on Tuesday awarded Philadelphia's second casino license to Live! Hotel & Casino.
PhillyClout: Mayor Nutter reacted this afternoon with a mixture of relief and disappointment to the state Gaming Control Board's decision to award the city's second casino license to Live Hotel & Casino on Packer Avenue at Darien Street near the sports stadiums in South Philly.
The City Controller wanted to know what the Council president would do before announcing for mayor.
The company declined to extend a deal with the city following City Council's inaction.
In an unexpected twist in the race to elect Philadelphia's next mayor, State Rep. Dwight Evans (D., Phila.) says he is giving serious thought to joining the field.
Philadelphia City Council took up two measures Thursday aimed at employing veterans: one that gives tax breaks to vets and the other to companies that hire them.
PhillyClout: Barring any scheduling changes on the City Council calendar, it appears time is expiring for the mayor’s chosen buyer of PGW.
State Sen. Anthony Hardy Williams and former District Attorney Lynne Abraham enter the race.
The contours of Philadelphia's 2015 mayor's race finally emerged in sharp relief Wednesday with the entrance of two formidable Democratic candidates - former District Attorney Lynne M. Abraham and state Sen. Anthony H. Williams.
Mayor Nutter's former spokesman Doug Oliver is running for mayor himself - maybe. Or so it seemed Tuesday with the announcement that Oliver, who now directs communications for the Philadelphia Gas Works, has formed a committee as part of what he called a "grassroots exploratory process" for the 2015 mayor's race.
Former Mayor and Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell will host a meet-and-greet for Democratic mayoral candidate Ken Trujillo on Wednesday, a day already bursting with events for two other unannounced candidates.
A lawsuit claims City Councilman Kenyatta Johnson steered city properties to a supporter.
The state gaming board OKs Live! Hotel & Casino license but challenges are likely to follow.