Kenney, who is white, nabbed the endorsement of a group of African-American political leaders known as the Northwest Coalition over rival Anthony Wiliams, who is black.
“I’ve decided that I will not seek re-election this year for City Council, for the 9th District,” Tasco told KYW Newsradio this morning.
State senator-elect Art Haywood says his first action after he is sworn in to the Pennsylvania Senate on January 6th will be to introduce a bill that requires the state attorney general to appoint a special prosecutor whenever a suspect is killed by police.
“If you turn the corner store around, you will turn the neighborhood around,” Pa. state representative Dwight Evans said at the introduction of a pilot program in North Philadelphia.
A Philadelphia man has been officially charged in connection with the throwing of a dangerous device at the campaign office of a Pennsylvania lawmaker Monday afternoon.
The health center at 52nd and Haverford Avenue is owned and operated by Spectrum Health Service.
In another blow to the city of Philadelphia’s clout in the state capitol, Dwight Evans is out after two decades as the top-ranking Democrat on the state House Appropriations Committee.
With state House Democrats in disarray after massive setbacks in last week’s election, Philadelphia’s Dwight Evans – the top Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee – is facing a challenge to his leadership post.