Without televised debates or advertisements, the two Phila. candidates have been asking for votes one at a time at various community meetings. Here's a look at the controller's race with just a few weeks until election day.
Former Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams, who pleaded guilty in a federal bribery case, has been disbarred by the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.
Simon Property Group, the $59 billion company based in Indianapolis that owns King of Prussia Mall, also owns Philadelphia Mills Mall, formerly Franklin Mills, in Northeast Philadelphia and is attempting to turn its effort into a federal case to assure the cannabis business never launches.
Nearly 60 percent of businesses surveyed say sales are down since city imposed its sweetened-beverage tax.
In a memo filed with U.S. District Judge Paul S. Diamond, government lawyers described the city's fallen top prosecutor as a crooked politician who took every opportunity to enrich himself through numerous frauds, thefts from his campaign fund, and bribes accepted from generous donors.
A state senator from Mount Pocono is pushing an effort to kill Philadelphia's soda tax while critics of the levy gather for a hearing in Harrisburg Tuesday.
Winding down his third term as city controller after being defeated in the May primary, Butkovitz is determined to go out like a lion, not a lamb. He's behaving like a political candidate, and seems unconcerned about making enemies. But which office might he be seeking?
A nonprofit that traffics in voter-fraud claims has lost again in a federal case filed against the Philadelphia city commissioners. Don't expect that to be the end of it. There appears to be no end to voter-fraud conspiracy theories.
I've watched too many people whom I love suffer from the effects of smoking.
The two candidates for Philadelphia district attorney say they would prosecute police for on-duty shootings if the evidence pointed to criminal conduct. That would represent a departure from usual practice.
If you believe in safe-injection sites, tell your friends and relatives why. Stigma kills. And a failure to fight that stigma falls on all of us.
On Wednesday, Commonwealth Court held a hearing on a lawsuit contending the 2011 congressional map for the state was gerrymandered by officials.
Harris, 65, was the acting executive director and longtime volunteer coordinator at UC Green, a nonprofit group that plants and tends trees.
Philadelphia City Commissioner Al Schmidt says he found a glitch in PennDOT's approach to "moter-voter" that may prompt some people, in this country legally but not eligible to vote, to register to vote anyway.