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.
Rep. Chaka Fattah (D-Pa.) says he and colleagues are battling to keep the project — dubbed the “Energy Efficient Buildings Hub” — from being defunded.
Chris continues investigating the political scandals involving the IRS, the Justice Department and the Benghazi terrorist attack. He also discusses Prince Harry and Chris Christie’s tour of the shore and Kermit Gosnell accepting a life sentence. He talks to Phillies Pitcher Kyle Kendrick, Congressman Jim Gerlach, former Senator Olympia Snowe, and Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine.
Chris details the President’s call for comprehensive immigration reform, Al Gore’s defense against selling Current TV to Al-Jazeera, the allegations that New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez travelled to the Dominican Republic to visit prostituties and Governor Corbett’s latest effort to privatize the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board.