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PhillyClout: Barring any scheduling changes on the City Council calendar, it appears time is expiring for the mayor’s chosen buyer of PGW.
Six months after instituting new work rules for union labor at the Convention Center, the facility's managers say there has been a dramatic increase in groups looking to gather in Philadelphia.
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.
The state gaming board OKs Live! Hotel & Casino license but challenges are likely to follow.
A lawsuit claims City Councilman Kenyatta Johnson steered city properties to a supporter.
Philadelphia City Council President Darrell L. Clarke knows the time to make a decision is nigh. Some have suggested that he could wait as long as February. He shakes his head vigorously when told that.
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.
Clout: The media strategist has handled Philly races, including Marty Weinberg's 1999 mayoral bid.
Six months after instituting new work rules for union labor at the Convention Center, the facility's managers say there has been a dramatic increase in groups looking to gather in Philadelphia.
Whether it was the Mummers, the cheesesteaks, or the doughnuts, the Democratic National Committee was impressed enough with what Philadelphia has to offer that it selected the city as one of three finalists in the running to host the party's 2016 convention.
Protesters shouted in anger while others pleaded for calm Monday night at Philadelphia City Hall after learning of a Missouri grand jury's decision not to indict Police Officer Darren Wilson for the shooting death of Michael Brown.
Former District Attorney Lynne M. Abraham has a significant lead in the race for Philadelphia’s next mayor and is far better perceived then her opposition, both real and potential.
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.
PhillyClout: Barring any scheduling changes on the City Council calendar, it appears time is expiring for the mayor’s chosen buyer of PGW.
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.
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.