John Dougherty

Long-time leader of IBEW Local 98 John Dougherty. (Credit: Steve Tawa)

Local Union Boss Reflects On Widespread Support Of Jim Kenney

One of the prime movers that drove results in the recent Democratic primary in Philadelphia was the leader of the Electricians’ Union, John Dougherty.


The Capitol Building in Pennsylvania's capital Harrisburg. (Credit: MLADEN ANTONOV/ AFP/ Getty Images)

Long List Of State Supreme Court Candidates On The Ballot

Six Democrats and six Republicans are vying for three Supreme Court seats that will be up for grabs in November.


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Gaming Regulators Set To Deal Cards On Second Casino License In Philadelphia

Pennsylvania gaming officials are expected to finally show their hand this afternoon on a second casino license for Philadelphia.


John Dougherty (credit: Steve Tawa)

John Dougherty And Local 98 Have Strong Influence On Primary Elections

Looking at Tuesday’s election results, Local 98 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers continued with a high batting average, by pouring money and manpower into selected political races.


(DRPA's board meets at the agency's headquarters in Camden, NJ.  Credit: David Madden)

Push Coming To Turn Policy Changes At DRPA Into State Law

Two Pennsylvania legislators and one from New Jersey plan to introduce bills on Monday that would make policy changes at the Delaware River Port Authority permanent by adopting them as state law.


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Union PAC Slams Council Candidate In Radio Ad

With Tuesday’s general election approaching, you may have noticed campaign ads running here on KYW Newsradio involving the battle for two city council seats set aside for the minority Republicans.


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PATCO Examining Feasability of Speedline Sale

Board members instructed top managers to look into the idea at the suggestion of commissioner John Dougherty, who has been pushing the plan for months.



Official: Camden Cop Layoffs Won’t Change DRPA’s Police Plans

DRPA officials insist their officers will patrol their properties and nothing else.



Rittenhouse Square Alive With Christmas Cheer

Holiday festivities got underway in Rittenhouse Square Tuesday evening.


(File photo by KYW's John Ostapkovich)

DRPA Board Members Say Agency Audit Was Incomplete

A newly formed committee within the Delaware River Port Authority has taken a long, hard look into the agency’s most recent management audit.


Attempt To Remove CEO of DRPA Fails, For Now

An effort to remove John Matheussen (photo) as CEO of the Delaware River Port Authority went down in flames, although it’s clear his support on the board is on shaky ground.


Delaware River Port Authority Votes On a Raft of Reforms

The Delaware River Port Authority held its regular monthly meeting today, after which things could drastically change in the bi-state agency now embroiled in political controversy.