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Philadelphia Mayoral Race

(File photo: Philadelphia City Council president Darrell Clarke speaks to reporters in City Hall.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Issues Emerge In 2015 Race For Philadelphia Mayor

A big question in the race — will the collapse of the deal to sell PGW to a private company turn out to be a big issue? Mayoral candidate Lynn Abraham thinks so.

12/13/2014

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State Senator Anthony Williams Joins Race For Philadelphia Mayor

State Senator Anthony Williams wants the top job in city government.

11/20/2014

(Philadelphia city controller Alan Butkovitz speaks with reporters about his audit of overtime charges in city departments.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Phila. City Controller Stands By 311 Call Center Accusations

“The most egregious problem … is the approximately $160,000 overtime in 311 for the period studied,” he said, adding, “They’re working in a secret VIP call center that doesn’t comply with what the job description says.”

09/24/2014

Former Philadelphia District Attorney Lynne Abraham. (credit: TOM MIHALEK/AFP/Getty Images)

Lynne Abraham Plans To Run For Mayor of Philadelphia in 2015

Lynne Abraham intends to run for mayor of Philadelphia in 2015.

09/17/2014

(Terry Gillen.  Photo provided)

Longtime City Official Says She’s Ready To Run For Philadelphia Mayor

Terry Gillen was a deputy commerce director under former mayor Ed Rendell and was head of the Redevelopment Authority under Mayor Nutter.

09/05/2014

(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

(Frank Rizzo Jr., in file photo)

Frank Rizzo Jr. On Verge of Announcing Run For Phila. Mayor — As a Democrat

Meanwhile, former Philadelphia DA Lynne Abraham is close to declaring that she will also be a candidate.

11/15/2013

(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

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