The lawsuit comes five days after Wolf said he would issue reprieves at least until he receives a report from a legislative commission that has been studying the issue since 2011.
Kevin Counihan, CEO of the federal health insurance marketplace, says it was a “blowout” weekend for enrollment, which he says helped push signups ten percent higher than projected.
He says elderly residents suffering from dementia walked away from their homes in Upper Dublin and Lower Merion, and were found dead. A third person, from West Philadelphia, was taken to Lankenau Hospital suffering from hypothermia.
Noted Philadelphia philanthropist Gerry Lenfest, who once served on US Navy destroyers in the Korean War, says it’s almost hard to believe, in this city of firsts, that we don’t have an official Veterans’ Day parade.
The School Reform Commission tonight is deciding whether to approve any or all of the 39 applications for new charter schools in the city of Philadelphia.
The new $500,000 initiative has multiple parts geared towards people looking to work in a variety of trades.
Security guards noticed water in Council chambers, on the fourth floor of City Hall, which maintenance workers traced to a burst pipe on the ninth floor.
Former Pennsylvania state treasurer Rob McCord pleaded guilty in federal court to two counts of attempting to extort donations during his unsuccessful Democratic primary campaign for governor last year.
Ed Rendell talked with WPHT morning host Chris Stigall about his former city hosting the Democratic National Convention summer and the conversation quickly turned to the candidates that would be headlining the event.
When Anton Moore, 29, saw a problem in his South Philadelphia neighborhood, he joined up with fellow community activists and decided to seek solutions.
WPHT midday host, Dom Giordano spoke with Ed Turzanski, the John Templeton Fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute and a Political Science Professor at La Salle University about the Wisconsin governor’s lack of a degree.
Maria Quinones-Sanchez, who has twice won her seat as a councilwoman without the Democratic machine behind her, last year backed candidates for state legislature who were not the party’s endorsed choices.
A spokeswoman says Washington’s letter restating his now-famous famous words, “to bigotry no sanction, to persecution no assistance,” underscored his committment to freedom.
In addition to keeping City Council up to speed, Clarke says, the firm will lobby on positions in which Council and the mayor disagree.
Even though President’s Day is a state holiday, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation managers were on the job, planning their ground strategy to handle the approaching snowstorm.