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Chris Christie, in file photo. (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Union Response Coming Up In NJ Pension Case

Public worker unions are preparing their response to claims from Gov. Chris Christie’s administration that a judge “fabricated” a right to pension contributions at a certain level.

15 hours ago

Rep. Reed speaking with Capitol reporters last week. (Credit: Tony Romeo)

Negotiations Begin For Crafting New State Budget

The first budget talks were held last week, but a significant aspect of the discussions is the governor’s insistence that his plan, which includes raising sales and income taxes and reducing property taxes, be considered as a whole.

18 hours ago

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Reaction To State Senate Pushback On Philadelphia Paid Sick Leave Law

Councilman-at-large Bill Greenlee championed the paid sick leave bill, fought through two mayoral vetoes and finally saw the measure become law in February.

19 hours ago

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Chris Stigall: Clinton Campaign DOA Thanks to ‘SNL’

“SNL’s” Kate McKinnon and her portrayal of Hillary Clinton is a devastating development for the Clinton campaign.

23 hours ago

(Fire commissioner Derrick Sawyer and councilman Mark Squilla, during City Council budget hearings.  Image from City of Phila. TV)

Brownouts Dominate Talk As New Fire Commish Debuts In City Council

The Philadelphia Fire Department’s controversial policy of temporary fire station closures — known as brownouts — dominated the discussion this past week during City Council’s first chance to question the new Fire Commissioner.

04/19/2015

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter. (credit: CBS)

Nutter Creates Panel To Help Tackle Recommendations Contained In US Dept. Of Justice Report On Police

Mayor Nutter has followed through on an Executive Order and named members of an independent civilian oversight board to advance efforts to ‘create a more responsive’ police department that ‘earns the public’s respect.’

04/18/2015

The US Supreme Court in Washington, DC. (Credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: How Well Do NJ Residents Understand Federal Government?

More than half of the 800 people surveyed could not name a single Supreme Court justice.

04/18/2015

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Judge Nixes Temporary Generator Hookup For Former Revel Casino-Hotel Property

Glenn Straub, who is being fined $5,000 a day while the building’s emergency fire suppression system is without power, wanted to bring in diesel generators temporarily.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/17/2015

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Mayor Nutter Urges Swift Implementation of White House Immigration Reform Plan

Immigration advocates in Philadelphia joined Mayor Nutter on Friday in support of the president’s plan.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/17/2015

Josh Shapiro, chair of the Montgomery County commisioners, speaks to reporters about train safety efforts.  Commissioner Bruce Castor is at left, and commissioer Val Arkoosh is at right.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

Montco Leaders Say They Are Upgrading Capabilities to Deal With Train Derailment Oil Spills

With recent high-profile derailments in the news, county officials gathered Friday to give an update on emergency preparedness.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/17/2015

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More Post-Sandy Dune Enhancements Begin Along South Jersey Shoreline

Margate is fighting the plan in court.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/17/2015

WASHINGTON - MARCH 16: Former Sen. Bob Graham  (D-FL), co-chairman of the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling, testifies on Capitol Hill on March 16, 2011 in Washington, DC. The commission issued its report shortly before the one year anniversary of the Gulf Oil Spill on April 20, 2010. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Former Senator On Releasing Classified Pages Of 9/11 Report: ‘The American People Deserve The Truth’

Former Florida Senator and member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Bob Graham, spoke out to call for the release of 28 classified pages in the 9/11 report that details a possible connection between Saudi Arabia and the 2001 terrorist attacks.

04/16/2015

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R’nel: Hillary Has The Media Mesmerized

The horde of media in foot pursuit of Hillary Rodham Clinton’s Scooby van as she arrived at a campaign event in Monticello, Iowa was appalling.

04/16/2015

(Mayor Nutter leads a group of officials cutting a ribbon to open the new "PA Career Link" integrated employment center.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

New Phila. Career Link Center Offers New, One-Stop Approach For Job Seekers

A Philadelphia social service agency that runs “Pennsylvania Career Link” centers in the city today opened its first “integrated” center, offering all its services in one location.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/16/2015

(Homeland Security special agent William Walker addresses students at Country Day School of the Sacred Heart, in Bryn Mawr.  Photo by Ian Bush)

Officials Bring Message of Online Safety to Students at a Delaware County School

It’s part of a new program by the US Department of Homeland Security, called “iGuardian.”

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/16/2015