Online Effort Pushes For Car Free Weekends In Center CityThe Center City traffic box is a thing of the past, but there's now an online effort to make car free weekends part of the future.
Rally Held In Center City To Raise Minimum Wage In PhiladelphiaJustin Harrison, a volunteer organizer with the group "15 Now" says with the current minimum wage, it's virtually impossible to make ends meet.
News, Politics and Entertainment with The Chris Stigall Show | August 14Jeff Bolton filled in for Chris and discussed Mayor Michael Nutter's expanded plans for next month's Papal visit, Governor Tom Wolf calling on Attorney General Kathleen Kane to resign, and NBC canceling a mayoral debate because of Jim Kenney's demands. He talked with Economist Chris Butler on Finance Friday about the government's record tax collections at 7:00 and Phillies Announcer Scott Franzke about Chase Utley's future with the team at 8:00.
News, Politics and Entertainment with the Chris Stigall Show | July 30Chris discussed the Phillies trade of Cole Hamels and the indictment of Congressman Chaka Fattah. He talked with Chaka Fattah Jr about his father's indictment and his involvement in the investigation at 7:20 and comedian Wanda Sykes at 8:00
Philadelphia‘s Immigrant Community Stands Up To Bill Punishing Sanctuary CitiesPhiladelphia's immigrant community took a stand today against a bill passed by Congress last week.
An Important Endorsement For Democratic Mayoral Candidate Jim KenneyAll five losing primary candidates endorsed Kenney on Thursday.
Philadelphia Mayoral Hopeful Jim Kenney Says Battle For Gay Rights Goes OnToday, Kenney recalled that during the 1990's, when there was widespread and staunch opposition to his efforts for "domestic partnerships" legislation, he never could have imagined this moment.
Area Politicians Weigh In on US Supreme Court Decision on Same-Sex MarriageFollowing today's decision by the US Supreme Court overturning several states' bans on gay marriage, political figures across the country were staking out various positions on the issue.
GOP Candidate For Phila. Mayor Wary of Proposed Expansion of PPA Duties"I didn't necessarily know that (parking enforcement officers) have a lot of extra time on their hands," candidate Melissa Murray Bailey says. "And if they do have extra time on their hands, then we should be looking at how we're allocating our resources."
Democratic Mayoral Nominee Kenney Introduces Idea Of Expanding Powers Of PPAThe November election is less than five months away, but Democratic Mayoral candidate Jim Kenney is already introducing the idea of giving the Philadelphia Parking Authority more responsibility, which isn't entirely new.
Philadelphia Officials Press For Universal Pre-K, Appeal For State Funding"A Running Start Philadelphia" is a five-step plan to provide the services and programs needed to implement a pre-kindergarten system for every Philadelphia schoolchild.
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.