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Ed Rendell

(Photo by Kim Glovas)

Dems Pressing Local Donors To Help Bring 2016 Political Convention to Philadelphia

Former governor Ed Rendell says he’s confident that the city and local donors can raise the $84 million needed to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention.

11/17/2014

Tom Wolf File Photo (Credit: Tony Romeo)

Insiders Urge Wolf To Build Bridges In Harrisburg

To succeed, Tom Wolf must be judicious in choosing the senior aides who will be his diplomats in the Legislature and quickly establish rapport with key lawmakers, statehouse insiders believe.

11/08/2014

(The Capitol Building in Harrisburg.   Credit: Mladen Antonov/ AFP/ Getty Images)

Wolf, Corbett Try To Slice Up The State

After spending $73 million, Tom Corbett and Tom Wolf try to carve up a win in the race for Pennsylvania Governor. There are many ways to do it, and there will be areas of victory for both sides.

11/04/2014

(US Rep. Bob Brady, in file photo.  Credit: Mike Dunn)

Brady Says Wolf Decision to Cut Off ‘Street Money’ Won’t Change Election Outcome

The head of the Democratic City Committee says he isn’t worried about Pennsylvania gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf’s decision not to help pay for tomorrow’s get-out-the-vote effort in the city.

11/03/2014

(Amy Kurland, Wilson Goode, and Ed Rendell watch as Mayor Nutter signs the executive order.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Nutter’s Executive Order Bolsters City’s Anti-Corruption Office

“It enhances protections for whisteblowers by strengthening confidentiality provisions, to prevent retaliation, and to ensure that employees feel comfortable reporting misconduct,” Nutter said.

10/07/2014

File photos of Governor Tom Corbett and his challenger, Tom Wolf. (Credit for file photos of Corbett and Wolf: Tony Romeo/KYW)

Corbett, Wolf Joust Over Taxes, Finances In Debate

Corbett cast himself as the candidate who will resist increasing government spending and repeatedly questioned where Wolf would find the money to raise the state’s share of public school spending to 50 percent, plus meet other priorities. For his part, Wolf sought to frame Corbett as failing to capably steer the state’s economy and government finances, while he cut critical funding for public schools.

09/23/2014

A.J. Marsico

Police: Harrisburg Lobbyist Arrested On Rape Charges

Philadelphia police say a Harrisburg lobbyist has been arrested on rape charges.

09/20/2014

Stigall Show Log 9.15.14

Chris discussed NFL player Adrian Peterson being deactivated by the Minnesota Vikings after being arrested for disciplining his child, Secretary of State John Kerry’s clarification on war with ISIL, and Hillary Clinton’s trip to Iowa. He talked to Michael Bronstein and Jeff Roe on the Monday Morning Matchup at 7:00 and CBS 3’s Beasley Reece at 8:00.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–09/15/2014

(Terry Gillen.  Photo provided)

Longtime City Official Says She’s Ready To Run For Philadelphia Mayor

Terry Gillen was a deputy commerce director under former mayor Ed Rendell and was head of the Redevelopment Authority under Mayor Nutter.

09/05/2014

(Mayor Nutter and former governor Rendell listen as DNC executive director Amy Dacey briefs reporters on the first day of the Democrats' visit to Philadelphia.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Democrats Tight-Lipped About 2016 Convention During Philadelphia Visit

“We are very focused on the financial, logistical, and security issues surrounding any convention,” says DNC executive director Amy Dacey.

08/13/2014

(A bus carrying DNC site selection officials is welcomed as it pulls up to the Radisson Hotel, at 17th and Locust Streets, in center city Philadelphia.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Democratic Convention Site Selection Team Arrives To Wild Welcome in Philadelphia

Mummers, the Philly Phanatic, and several hundred city boosters gathered outside the hotel to cheer as a bus carrying members of the DNC site selection committee pulled up.

08/13/2014

(Photo credit: Andrew Porter/WIP)

New Federal Donuts’ Kickstarter To Help Philadelphia Homeless

Tom Henneman and Ed Rendell explain a new kickstarter company.

Sportsradio 94WIP–07/02/2014

Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell. (credit: Chris Kleponis/Getty Images)

Rendell To Help In Bid To Bring 2016 DNC To Philadelphia

Former PA Governor Ed Rendell says he will be among those from the area meeting with the Democratic National Committee on Monday as part of the process to bring the party’s 2016 convention to Philadelphia.

06/23/2014

(The check presentation ceremony took place across the street from the future site of the Museum of the American Revolution, at 3rd and Chestnut Streets, while demolition proceeded in the background.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

American Revolution Museum, in Old City, Gets Big Check From Bank

As demolition for the forthcoming Museum of the American Revolution gets underway in earnest in Old City Philadelphia, the museum is announcing a sizeable monetary gift of support.

06/19/2014

(Rabbi Aaron Krupnick of Congregation Beth El listens as former president Bill Clinton tells a humorous anecdote at a Temple University memorial service honoring Lewis Katz.  Image from Tempe U. TV)

Luminaries, Family Members Remember Lewis Katz

Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell, speaking at a memorial Wednesday for Lewis Katz, said “the world will never be as much fun” as it was before the Philadelphia newspaper co-owner’s death.

06/04/2014

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