The head of the Philadelphia chapter of the Fraternal Order of Police, John McNesby, says he’s likely to run for the state senate. And a new court ruling could boost the size of his campaign warchest.
Stack’s victory in Tuesday’s primary means he will be the running mate of millionaire businessman Tom Wolf, who has been chosen by voters to challenge Republican Gov. Tom Corbett in the fall.
State senator Mike Stack (D-Phila.) wants to reduce possession of less than an ounce of pot to a summary offense -– the equivalent of a traffic ticket.
State representative Brendan Boyle has heard that if owner Mondelez International stays, it would consider expanding, and adding even more jobs.
For the men and women who serve our country, sometimes when the war is over, a battle begins.
The state Senate on Sunday approved a new budget, while a vote in the House is still pending.
State officials took control of the district and established the School Reform Commission in 2001. Philadelphia lawmakers say the SRC’s performance has been dismal.
Both lawmakers were joined at the police administration building by Philadelphia DA Seth Williams and police commissioner Charles Ramsey.
A state senate committee in Harrisburg has given its approval to a bill that would have Pennsylvania opt out of abortion coverage as part of the new federal health care law taking effect.
One bill would eliminate Traffic Court in all but name only, transferring its functions to Municipal Court. The other measure would allow for an amendment to the state constitution to formally eliminate it.
You’re not fighting the police award, local labor leaders were asking Mayor Nutter today, so why are you continuing to fight the firefighters’ arbitration award?
This L-shaped extension will start at Monkevitch Playground, in the shadow of I-95, and go down past Pulaski Park to Lewis Street, wrapping around the fruit distribution center and city dump.
Actor and former Philadelphia public school teacher Tony Danza (at right in photo) is joining area lawmakers and union officials in denouncing budget cuts at Philadelphia schools.
“The last six months have been a debacle of planning, financial mismanagement, a leadership vacuum and a human resource crisis,” state senator Mike Stack says.