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The other shoe has dropped. American Cities, the independent expenditure group backing State Sen. Anthony Williams for mayor, has launched a television ad campaign said to be worth $560,000.
IT'S TOO EARLY to predict which of the mayoral candidates will be in or out come November. But one thing is clear, the six Democratic candidates, who are in a heated battle to win the May primary, think the LGBT vote could make or break them.
City Commissioner Stephanie Singer says she’ll appeal ruling found hershort of enough voter signatures to get on the May primary ballot.
A day after City Council called on Mayor Nutter to ask tax-exempt nonprofit organizations to make voluntary payments to help fund city schools, Nutter expressed ambivalence toward the proposal.
Philadelphia Deputy Mayor of Transportation Rina Cutler, who also worked for Ed Rendell's mayoral and gubernatorial administrations, is leaving next month for a senior position at Amtrak.
Stephanie Singer's tumultuous first term as one of three city commissioners overseeing Philadelphia elections is shaping up to be her last.
Type of Ad: Positive Candidate: Anthony Hardy Williams By: American Cities (Super PAC) Title: "Proud of..." The Basics: American Cities, the Super...
At 11:20 last night, City Commissioner Stephanie Singer was at 999 signatures - one short of the 1,000 required to remain on the May 19 Democratic primary ballot, but her legal team was reviewing 18 signatures to see if they could resurrect just one.
Voters will decide in the primary election whether to create a Commission for Women in Philadelphia.
Councilman Kenyatta Johnson and challenger Ori Feibush faced off in a one-hour debate Thursday that touched on campaign finance, school funding, and development.
IT'S TOO EARLY to predict which of the mayoral candidates will be in or out come November. But one thing is clear, the six Democratic candidates, who are in a heated battle to win the May primary, think the LGBT vote could make or break them.
City Commissioner Stephanie Singer says she’ll appeal ruling found hershort of enough voter signatures to get on the May primary ballot.
A day after City Council called on Mayor Nutter to ask tax-exempt nonprofit organizations to make voluntary payments to help fund city schools, Nutter expressed ambivalence toward the proposal.
Philadelphia Deputy Mayor of Transportation Rina Cutler, who also worked for Ed Rendell's mayoral and gubernatorial administrations, is leaving next month for a senior position at Amtrak.
The other shoe has dropped. American Cities, the independent expenditure group backing State Sen. Anthony Williams for mayor, has launched a television ad campaign said to be worth $560,000.
Did City Councilman Kenyatta Johnson accuse his challenger in the 2nd District of being "the white man" having a "plantation mentality"?
Archye Leacock, founder of a North Philadelphia nonprofit lost a petition challenge and withdrew from the race Monday.
A group of inexperienced and uncertified inspectors for the Department of Licenses and Inspections conducted around 600 inspections of unsafe buildings in a single week last month, The Inquirer has learned.
Manny Morales is in for the fight. The City Council candidates accused of posting racist, antigay and anti-poor messages on his Facebook page, said at a Friday news conference that he is staying in the 7th Councilmanic District race.
A report released Thursday found that as the 2014 midterm elections wound down, political candidates and outside groups spent $14 million to run nearly...