Mayor's Race Tops Highlighted Contests in Philadelphia PrimaryToday's primary election has the parties choosing not only nominees for mayor, but for all 17 seats on City Council.
Politicial Analysts See A Kenney Endorsement As Signal That Some Issues Trump RaceKenney, 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.
Marian Tasco Announces Retirement From Philadelphia City Council"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.
Freshman Pa. Legislator Proposes Special Prosecutors in Police Deadly-Force CasesState 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.
North Philadelphia Corner Stores Get Help Bringing Fresh Foods To Customers"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.
Philadelphia Man Charged With Throwing Device At Office Of Pennsylvania LawmakerA 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.
Groundbreaking Held For New Health Center in West PhiladelphiaThe health center at 52nd and Haverford Avenue is owned and operated by Spectrum Health Service.
Evans Ousted From Democratic Leadership PostIn 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.
Pennsylvania State House Democrats Face Leadership BattleWith 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.