Terry Gillen was a deputy commerce director under former mayor Ed Rendell and was head of the Redevelopment Authority under Mayor Nutter.
“We are very focused on the financial, logistical, and security issues surrounding any convention,” says DNC executive director Amy Dacey.
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.
Tom Henneman and Ed Rendell explain a new kickstarter company.
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.
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.
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.
Lewis Katz, 72, died on Saturday night when a private jet carrying Katz and six others, crashed in Massachusetts.
Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell said Sunday that Philadelphia Inquirer co-owner Lewis Katz invited him on the doomed flight that crashed, killing seven.
On Tuesday night, the Philadelphia Jewish Sports Hall of Fame will induct six new members, including radio and TV sportscaster Howard Eskin.
The so-called “Unity Breakfast,” hosted US congressman Bob Brady, was a private affair in the back of the Oregon Diner.
Pennsylvania’s Democratic Party is attacking Governor Corbett for his efforts to enact a transportation funding bill supported by many Democrats, including former Governor Ed Rendell.
Earlier this week a delegation of top Democratic politicians led by former Governor Ed Rendell were advocating Philly as the host city for the convention.
Philadelphia’s most influential politicians, labor leaders, and others held a strategy session at the Union League, as city Democrats make their pitch to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention.
Hanger, who served as former governor Ed Rendell’s environmental protection secretary, says the popularity of another fellow Rendell cabinet member, Tom Wolf, is the reason he is forced to quit.