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Mayor Nutter on Wednesday waded deep into the Democratic primary for mayor, suggesting that State Sen. Anthony Hardy Williams is "probably not smart enough" for the city's top elected job if he wants to fire Police Commissioner Charles H. Ramsey.
Gathered outside a hulking, vacant North Philadelphia commercial building, city officials Wednesday announced a joint initiative between the Department of Licenses and Inspections and the Philadelphia Fire Department to inspect derelict properties.
Nelson Diaz enters the fray on TV with his first ad of the mayoral campaign.
The six candidates met last night at 6ABC’s studios for the final televised debate of the mayoral primary. It was cordial.
Philly bar backs 33 candidates for May 19 primary; 21 others get the boot.
City says it has appetite for PPA app although it may mean less money for schools.
D.A., top judge tell city council that mayor’s budget for their offices won’t cut it.
Domb triggers increase in donations that can be accepted by at-large Council candidates
Shumpert Caldwell was 14 when he first met Jim Kenney. The then-city councilman came upon the teenager spray-painting graffiti on a South Philadelphia wall.
The final televised debate in the Democratic primary for Philadelphia mayor ended Tuesday evening with State Sen. Anthony Hardy Williams going negative - on Police Commissioner Charles H. Ramsey.
Mayor Nutter on Wednesday waded deep into the Democratic primary for mayor, suggesting that State Sen. Anthony Hardy Williams is "probably not smart enough" for the city's top elected job if he wants to fire Police Commissioner Charles H. Ramsey.
Gathered outside a hulking, vacant North Philadelphia commercial building, city officials Wednesday announced a joint initiative between the Department of Licenses and Inspections and the Philadelphia Fire Department to inspect derelict properties.
Nelson Diaz enters the fray on TV with his first ad of the mayoral campaign.
Philly bar backs 33 candidates for May 19 primary; 21 others get the boot.
The six candidates met last night at 6ABC’s studios for the final televised debate of the mayoral primary. It was cordial.
Saboor Muhammed, an aide to Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell, raised money for her, an apparent violation of city ethics rules.
The Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce announced its list of endorsed candidates for City Council this morning, backing all but two incumbents in the contested races.
Philadelphia’s severely underfunded pension fund mailed out $31 million in retiree bonuses on Friday.
City Controller Alan Butkovitz announced a plan Wednesday to revitalize manufacturing in Philadelphia. If the Eds and Meds anchor institutions were to increase their purchase of local goods by 25 percent, it could result in 1,250 new manufacturing jobs, Butkovitz said.
Anthony Hardy Williams & Nelson Diaz ripped Jim Kenney’s ties to union leader John Dougherty.