Previously, the SRC would have to approve donations over $5,000, which created bureaucratic obstacles. Now, that figure has been bumped up to $20,000 in an effort to get more money into schools.
Days after the City Controller’s audit on the spike in the number of provisional ballots cast at Philadelphia polls in the 2012 election, a fact-finding team appointed by Mayor Nutter has released its own version of what went wrong.
If Governor Corbett is going to get the pension reform he’s been seeking, it appears it will be in significantly watered-down form.
L&I commissioner Carlton Williams acknowledged that the safety standards for the city’s own demolitions — demolitions of city-owned properties — are stricter than what is demanded for private property.
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett released a statement on the Philadelphia School District Wednesday afternoon that said he is dedicated to finding a solution that is fiscally responsible and student-focused.
The Advisory Council for the Office of Aging and Adult Services held a public hearing in Norristown.
Dr. Ignazio Marino, who was recently elected mayor of Rome, served as a transplant surgeon at Jefferson Hospital in Philadelphia for four years.
New Jersey takes in $1 billion a year from tobacco, three-fourths of that from tax revenue. But not one penny of that is earmarked for smoking cessation programs.
It’s what DuckDuckGo.com doesn’t do that’s key. “We don’t track our users,” says founder and CEO Gabriel Weinberg.
“This won’t give us the satisfaction that there will never be another police shooting, that’s not the point,” Ramsey said outside police headquarters. “The point is to make sure I’m providing my officers with all the tools they need to be effective in their jobs.
It may be a longshot, but KYW Newsradio has learned that talks are underway in an effort to shake loose some major federal dollars for Philadelphia schools.
The proposal from Bucks County Republican Chuck McIlhinney is different than the House version in major ways.
City solicitor Shelley Smith notes that the city government is immune from financial liability in accidents except for certain narrow exceptions, which don’t apply in this tragedy.
Governor Corbett has signed a bill that will ensure that crime victims or their representatives have a chance to appear in person before the state parole board when it is considering the release of an offender.
“We have done our part, exceeding the request,” Council president Darrell Clarke said Tuesday in City Council chambers, “and we will conclude our budget process this Thursday.”