IBEW Local 98

Local Union Boss Reflects On Widespread Support Of Jim KenneyOne of the prime movers that drove results in the recent Democratic primary in Philadelphia was the leader of the Electricians' Union, John Dougherty.
Pa. Official Says Gov. Wolf is Sold on Value of Solar Energy IndustryJohn Hanger, Gov. Wolf's secretary of policy and planning, says the Wolf administration's proposed budget includes $50 million to jumpstart solar energy programs in Pennsylvania.
Ed Neilson Sworn In, Quietly, As Philadelphia City CouncilmanNeilson said he waited three months to be sworn in, in order to remain in the state House should his vote be needed on school funding.
AG Probes Campaign Contributions Involving Philadelphia Union MoneyA spokesman for the attorney general confirms there is an investigation.
Local Union Tests Out ‘Rat-Mobile’ To Aid In ProtestsA local union will be using a rodent on wheels to try to get its message across.
Political Watchdog Looking Into Local Union Leader's TV CommercialsThe ad features Local 98 political director Henon in a Phillies jersey, urging people to hire union contractors. Nowhere in the ad does it mention that Henon is also running for City Council.
Philadelphia City Council Votes To Close Loophole In City Election Finance LawPhiladelphia City Council today passed a bill to close a loophole in the city's campaign financing regulations that allowed campaign donors to give more than the legal limit to city candidates.