Sources tell KYW Newsradio, it’s also possible the contingent could meet privately with the pope.
Governor Corbett is proposing a new approach to job search requirements as he negotiates with the Obama administration over his alternative proposal to expansion of Medicaid.
District attorney jack Whelan and the Delaware County Council want officers in their jurisdiction to be able to carry naloxone, also known as Narcan, a drug which can reverse a heroin, oxycontin, or other opiate overdose.
Corbett’s move will maintain about $60 to $65 in average monthly food assistance for 400,000 low-income Pennsylvania families.
Members of labor unions representing various groups of Philadelphia municipal workers marched around City Hall both before and after Mayor Nutter’s budget address, to push their concerns.
Nutter boasted that his $4+ billion spending plan includes no tax increases, but he warned that something must be done to meet the school district’s latest request for an additional $75 million in city funding.
The president tapped Debo Adegbile to head the Civil Rights Division. He was part of the legal team that helped get Mumia Abu-Jamal off death row.
Several Democrats, including Pennsylvania’s Bob Casey and Delaware’s Chris Coons, joined Republicans in the Senate Wednesday afternoon in quashing President Obama’s pick for a key post in the Justice Department.
New Jersey governor Chris Christie visited Camden, NJ to help officials break ground for a charter school on a site where a public school once stood.
“This year’s cleanup is on April 5th,” said mayor Michael Nutter.
Counselors at Drexel’s medical school walked applicants through the process of signing up at the healthcare.gov web site.
According to a budget overview obtained by KYW Newsradio, additional money for inspectors will “strengthen demolition controls to ensure safe public and private demolitions.”
“Right now, we’re at critical stages with salt,” said Camden County Freeholder Ian Leonard, who oversees the public works department.
The Rutgers-Eagleton poll had shown Christie’s job performance on Sandy recovery at 80-percent when he was re-elected four months ago. Not anymore, according to poll director David Redlawsk.
Mayor Nutter unveils his new budget tomorrow, and the President of City Council is promising a smoother time than last year — when hundreds of union members shouted Nutter down.