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Democrat John Kane and Republican Tom McGarrigle wrangle over an open state Senate seat in Delco's 26th District.
Philadelphia City Council's Committee on Public Safety will decide Tuesday whether to move forward with a bill that would make assaults on gays, lesbians, bisexual, and transgendered people a hate crime.
Delaware and Maryland were already in. El Paso, Orlando, San Diego, and Spokane were in. On Tuesday, Mayor Nutter, flanked by federal energy and environmental officials, announced that Philadelphia also was joining a U.S. better-buildings challenge and launched an energy race among the city's biggest buildings.
Mayor Nutter catches Ebola press conference bug
Pa.Supreme Court justices are turning on each other as an email porn scandal grows.
Smokers who figured they could escape Philadelphia's recently enacted $2-per-pack cigarette tax by switching to e-cigarettes could be in for a letdown.
Heard in the Hall: The city’s Department of Public Property City overpaid nearly $650,000 within a three-year span ending in 2013, Controller Alan Butkovitz found.
Official assurances that the city is fully prepared to deal with Ebola collided Thursday with impassioned pleas from front-line health-care workers who said they need more and better equipment and far more training to safely care for patients infected with the deadly virus.
Heard in the Hall: City Council approved Thursday to extend a job creation tax credit for businesses that hire and pay new employees at least $12 an hour. The Living Wage Job Creation Tax Credit Bill extends a $5,000 tax break from one year to five years.
Sen. Vincent Hughes plans to introduce amendment this week, on heels of School Reform Commission's contract cancellation with teachers union.
Democrat John Kane and Republican Tom McGarrigle wrangle over an open state Senate seat in Delco's 26th District.
Philadelphia City Council's Committee on Public Safety will decide Tuesday whether to move forward with a bill that would make assaults on gays, lesbians, bisexual, and transgendered people a hate crime.
The city is expanding ways to curb your appetite.
Pa.Supreme Court justices are turning on each other as an email porn scandal grows.
Mayor Nutter catches Ebola press conference bug
Like the $2-per-pack tax now on cigs, City Council hears pitch for same for electronic devices.
City Council on Thursday approved a bill that would make it easier for fast-food firms, hotels, and other traditionally low-wage employers in Philadelphia to pay their workers $12 an hour.
Vice President Biden toured a dredging barge at Penn's Landing on Thursday to show support for the project to deepen the Delaware River shipping channel.
City Commission chairman won't say why he doesn't vote.
Delaware and Maryland were already in. El Paso, Orlando, San Diego, and Spokane were in. On Tuesday, Mayor Nutter, flanked by federal energy and environmental officials, announced that Philadelphia also was joining a U.S. better-buildings challenge and launched an energy race among the city's biggest buildings.