Philadelphia Congressman Chaka Fattah is finally granting interviews, again, after last week’s guilty plea by a long-time aide to charges he helped cover up campaign fraud for an unnamed elected official.
A long-time aide to Congressman Chaka Fattah has pleaded guilty to attempting to conceal campaign finance fraud on behalf of an unnamed elected official.
Chaka Fattah, Jr., the son of US Representative Fattah, turned himself in to federal investigators this morning.
A bipartisan bill to rename Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station in honor of former US congressman Bill Gray has been approved in the House, and now moves to the US Senate for consideration.
Septa has broken ground, ceremonially, on a $1.4-million bus loop improvement project in the Allegheny West neighborhood.
Fattah maintains he is the target of a politically motivated prosecution and has suffered damages as the result of the press coverage the case has garnered.
Philadelphia has one of the highest rates of signup, but advocates are not resting until the March 31st deadline passes.
Chris covers the latest revelations into the federal investigation of Congressman Chaka Fattah, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s battle with hecklers at a town hall meeting in Mt. Laurel, and a tire blowout on a plane taking on from PHL last night. He talks to Dave Rowan from the Philadelphia Union, CBS 3’s Beasley Reece about the Eagles free agent signings and Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday.
His big smile and friendly wave is what many remember about Nelson Mandela the day he was awarded the Liberty Medal in 1993.
“This is one of the great men in the world, one of the great men in history, who did things and accomplished things that would’ve seemed impossible,” former Gov. Ed Rendell said.
The Pennsylvania Public Interest Research Group says some toys are too loud or too small for safe play.
Augusta “Gussie” Clark was only the 2nd African-American female elected to serve as a City Councilwoman, a position she held for two decades.
“He contributed a lot to the city of Philadelphia and to this country,” said Philadelphia city councilwoman Marian Tasco. “This city has lost an outstanding leader, good citizen, and a great benefactor.”
Chris reviews Senator John McCain’s speech on Obamacare and the costs of individual plans for residents in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. He also discusses Chaka Fattah’s finances and talks to Phil Valentine about his film “An Inconsistent Truth.”
The suit claims the state discriminates against Black colleges when distributing state funds.