Mayoral candidate Milton Street has survived yet another challenge to his candidacy based on his residency.
Ballot positions for the May 19th primary were determined in a very low-tech way: the candidates chose numbered balls out of a coffee can.
The six candidates vying for the Democratic nomination for Philadelphia mayor took part in a forum hosted by the Business Association of West Parkside.
Senator Anthony Williams had $426,000 still on hand at the end of 2014, the largest cash-on-hand total of all the announced and presumptive candidates.
In a statement, Ken Trujillo says “there are family matters that require my full attention,” so he is leaving the race for the Democratic nomination for mayor. He would not elaborate.
By law, Clarke would have had to resign his seat to run for mayor.
Doug Oliver was spokesman for Mayor Nutter during Nutter’s first term and is now a marketing vice president at PGW.
Work is still underway at the Hardy Williams Veterans Center. Construction is expected to be completed in January.
Between now and May 19th you can expect to hear a lot about the mayor’s race, particularly who’s in and who’s out.
Earl Johnson (at left in photo) is one of four Penn Wood students who helped developed the winning app, called “Fear No Bully.”
His top issue: returning the Philadelphia school district to local governance.
In-kind donations have poured in to help the displaced victims of the fire that killed four young children last Saturday, but the current focus is on money for funerals and resettlement expenses.
The bill passed by the state senate would make it felony to accept cash gifts over $250. Under $250, it would be a misdemeanor.
But a spokesman for the senate majority leader says the fact that a hearing was held does not indicate a groundswell of support for medical marijuana in the state senate.
The “Navigating Life after 50 Expo” was designed to bring those who provide services to senior citizens to the folks they serve.