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Mayor Nutter signs the executive order. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Philadelphia Ends Local Cooperation With ICE Detainers

Mayor Michael Nutter signed an executive order today that changes Philadelphia’s policy on immigration and customs enforcement detainers, known as ICE holds. Immigration advocates are calling the new policy is one of the most progressive in the country.

04/16/2014

From right to left (near to far) State Representative Brendan Boyle, State Senator Daylin Leach, Democratic Candidate Dr. Valerie Arkoosh, and Republican Candidate Dee Adcock. (photo credit: Dan Wing/KYW)

Anesthesiologist Has ‘Knock-Out’ Plan To Win 13th District

Four Democrats are running to replace Congresswoman Alyson Schwartz in Pennsylvania’s 13th district, including one unconventional candidate whose campaign is getting a boost from an unusual source.

04/16/2014

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New Poll Finds Sandy Recovery Ratings Falling For Gov. Christie

Early post-Sandy polls gave Governor Christie high marks. 76-percent approved just last fall. Not anymore, according to the Monmouth University poll.

04/16/2014

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Poll: Corbett, SRC Don’t Make The Grade For Public Education

A new poll says Philadelphia voters don’t think much of how the governor or the School Reform Commission are handling public education.

04/16/2014

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Corbett Signs 4 More Child-Abuse Prevention Bills

The Pennsylvania Family Support Alliance, which trains people to recognize and report suspected child abuse, says the bills contain provisions that are critical to improving how abuse is reported to authorities.

04/15/2014

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Gov. Christie: Scrap Realty Transfer Fees

Christie told a town hall crowd in Somerset Tuesday the fee the state assesses to homeowners after they sell a house is “awful” and should be scrapped.

04/15/2014

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It’s Tax Deadline Day

It’s April 15th and that means time is almost out to file your taxes.

04/15/2014

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Gov. Christie & Municipal Officials Work To Renew Law That Limits Raises For Police And Firemen

Dozens of leaders from municipalities from all over New Jersey standing with Governor Christie on the steps of the Trenton War Memorial.

04/14/2014

(Pa. Attorney General Kathleen Kane.  Credit: Tony Romeo)

Pa. To Lose $60M In Tobacco Settlement Money

The attorney general’s office says a decision by a judge in Philadelphia means Pennsylvania will lose some tobacco settlement money, but not nearly as much as it might have.

04/13/2014

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Nutter Responds To Council President’s Memo Over Sale Of PGW

Mayor Nutter is taking issue with the Council President’s view of how officials will deal with his controversial plan to sell PGW.

04/11/2014

Philadelphia skyline. (credit: Steve Patterson)

Philadelphia Among Top 10 Cities With Energy Star Certified Buildings

The EPA releases it’s annual list of the 25 U.S. Cities with the most Energy Star certified buildings. This year, Philadelphia cracked the top 10.

04/11/2014

(File photo: Philadelphia City Council president Darrell Clarke speaks to reporters in City Hall.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

More Wrangling Between Mayor Nutter, City Council Over PGW Sale

City Council President Darrell Clarke is signaling to colleagues that he doesn’t want the mayor’s plan to sell PGW to be formally introduced in council until consultants study the deal further.

04/11/2014

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Politician Sting Case Files Unsealed

A judge in Harrisburg has unsealed the record in the case of an aborted sting operation that ensnared several top Philadelphia Democrats.

04/10/2014

Delaware County District Attorney Jack Whelan, left, talks about legislation aimed at keeping child predators out of schools. Philadelphia State Sen. Anthony Williams, right, is a proponent and author of a Senate bill addressing the issue. (photo by Mark Abrams/KYW)

Phila. State Senator Addresses Need For Legislation To Keep Child Predators Out Of Schools

Flanked by Delaware County D.A. Jack Whelan and Darby Township Police Chief Len McDevitt, Sen. Anthony Williams got their endorsement for his bill, passed in the Senate, to prevent school districts from hiding sexual misconduct allegations against teachers.

04/10/2014

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Former President Clinton In Town For Campaign Fundraiser

Former president Bill Clinton was the keynote speaker at a campaign fundraiser Thursday for Marjorie Margolies.

04/10/2014

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