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John Street

(Sam Katz, in 2010 file photo)

Sam Katz Resigns from PICA, Vague On Future Mayoral Plans

Could onetime mayoral candidate Sam Katz run again for mayor next year?

02/19/2014

Arthur Makadon has dies at the age of 70. (Credit: ballardspahr.com)

Top Philly Power Broker, Law Firm Head, Arthur Makadon Dies At 70

Arthur Makadon, one of Philadelphia’s top behind-the-scenes power brokers and the former head of one of the city’s most powerful law firms, has died.

07/24/2013

(Credit: Steve Tawa)

Lead Broker Named By City To Pitch Sale of PGW

Mayor Nutter said the sale will happen only if it benefits Philadelphia taxpayers and PGW customers.

04/24/2013

(City councilman James Kenney, left, and Philadelphia prisons commissioner Louis Giorla square off during a Council hearing about Corizon Healthcare.  Photos from City of Phila. TV)

Phila. Lawmakers Say Prison Health Care Contractor Needs More Scrutiny

Philadelphia City Council members are up in arms over the mayor’s decision to renew a huge contract for prison health care to a company that was recently forced to pay nearly $2 million to settle the city’s fraud claim.

03/03/2013

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Trial Involving Fired Philly Housing Czar On Hold

Former Philadelphia Housing Authority Director Carl Greene won’t be back on the stand as planned in a trial over his firing.

02/11/2013

(John Street, left.  File photo by Mike DeNardo.  Carl Greene, right.  File photo by CBS3)

John Street in the Hot Seat as Carl Greene’s Lawsuit Against PHA Plays Out

Greene, the former head of the PHA, is asking for a million dollars in lost salary and benefits, plus damages, for wrongful termination.

01/31/2013

(credit: Anne-Marie Green)

Ground Broken For Housing Project Intended For Members Of LGBT Community

Ground has been broken in the heart of Philadelphia’s Gayborhood for a housing project that will serve the needs of the LGBT community.

11/09/2012

(Mayor Michael Nutter and challenger Karen Brown leave the studios of WTXF-TV after the debate.  Credit:  Mike Dunn)

Philly Mayor, Republican Challenger Spar In Debate

Long-shot Republican candidate Karen Brown gave a spirited challenge to Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter in a taped debate Tuesday.

10/04/2011

(John Street, in file photo)

John Street Decides Not To Run Against Mayor Nutter This Fall

Former Philadelphia mayor John Street has ruled out challenging the current mayor, Michael Nutter, as an independent candidate in this fall’s general election.

07/27/2011

(Former Philadelphia mayor John Street, in file photo)

John Street Eyes Independent Run Against Nutter

US Rep. Bob Brady, the longtime leader of the Democratic City Committee, says John Street, the former mayor, is “serious” about running against Mayor Nutter as an Independent in the November 8th general election.

05/20/2011

Stigall Show Log 5.19.11

Chris talks to Rita Cosby about her book, Quiet Hero, NJ State Senate Dawn Addiego about Carl Lewis’ disputed campaign and Political Strategist Larry Ceisler about the ramifications of Tuesday’s primary results.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–05/19/2011

John Street

Race For Philadelphia Mayor Gets Interesting

The primary election may be over, but the race for Philadelphia Mayor could just be getting interesting.

05/18/2011

Stigall Show Log 4.19.11

Chris talks to Philadelphia Mayor Candidates Milton Street and John Featherman as well as State Senator Richard Alloway about the castle doctrine and financial analyst Chris Butler about the U.S. long term outlook.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–04/19/2011

(Photo by Steve Tawa)

HUD Official Begins Role At Helm Of Philadelphia Housing Authority

Estelle Richman, a onetime Philadelphia health commissioner, city managing director, and state welfare secretary, is now the sole member of the PHA’s board.

03/25/2011

(John Street (left), HUD Deputy Sec. Ron Sims (middle), and Mayor Nutter (right) at the PHA Announcement Friday. Credit: Steve Tawa, KYW Newsradio)

Philadelphia Housing Authority Board Gives Up Power To Federal Government

Estelle Richman, HUD’s Chief Operating Officer, will be the receiver, in effect the PHA board, for one year. She spent time as city managing director during the Street administration.

03/05/2011

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