Sources have confirmed that a task force report, created in the wake of last year’s fatal Market Street building collapse, recommends splitting Philadelphia’s Department of Licenses & Inspections into two separate entities.
Governor Chris Christie vented his frustrations Thursday at the legislative committee investigating the George Washington Bridge traffic scandal.
A June inspection found damage to several gusset plates — the steel sheets that connect trusses.
Fox, a Democrat, served as transportation commissioner, and later as chief of staff, to former governor Jim McGreevey.
Council today approved that ballot question, but it was not immediately clear if the mayor will sign it in time for it to appear on the November ballot.
“Most of these individuals are committing nonviolent crimes, but crimes that are usually the result of their mental health issues,” explains Judge Sheila Woods-Skipper.
Whatever the motivation, Christie says, if Trump wants in, no problem.
Several years ago, citing a procedural error, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court overturned a law that made assault due to sexual orientation a hate crime.
Students asked Wolf how he would help the struggling Chester-Upland School District if he’s elected governor. He told them a five-percent severence tax on Marcellus Shale would go a long way.
While Philadelphia police continue to investigate last week’s attack on a gay couple in center city, federal authorities are waiting in the wings to press their own case, if warranted.
The measure, which passed 14-2, embodies the compromise announced last week by Mayor Nutter and the bill’s sponsor, councilman Jim Kenney.
Even though the public may be looking at the brutal beating of two gay men in Center City as a hate crime, under state law…it’s not.
Atlantic City mayor Don Guardian discussed his long-term goals for the shore town that has been wracked over the past few weeks by consolidation in the casino industry.
Immigration reform advocates say that months of protests have fallen on deaf ears and, with November elections approaching, the impact of broken promises will be visible at the polls.
By contrast, the 311 for the rest of us operates only 12 hours a day, and only Mondays through Fridays.