Rep. Chaka Fattah

(L-R: Rep. Chaka Fattah, Rep. Allyson Schwartz, Sen. Bob Casey, Rep. Pat Meehan.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

Philadelphia-Area US Lawmakers Back Tax Breaks For Life Sciences Industry

The University City Science Center, at 37th and Market Streets in West Philadelphia, was the backdrop on Monday as members of Congress showed their support for legislation to stimulate innovation in the life sciences industry.


Dom Giordano Broadcasts Live from Congresswoman Michele Bachmann's Office

PHOTOS:Dom Giordano Live from Washington DC

The New Talk Radio 1210 WPHT’s Dom Giordano broadcasted Live from Congresswoman Michele Bachmann’s office in the shadow of the US Capitol on 1/20/11.


(Chakah Fattah at podium. File photo by Michelle Durham)

Officials Urge Philly College Hopefuls To Apply Early For Financial Aid

Mayor Michael Nutter and other officials gathered at City Hall to get the word out about a new program encouraging city students to apply for college financial aid.


(Photo by Pat Loeb)

Philly Congressman To Students: Learn From Ariz. Gun Violence

Rep. Fattah often visits local schools on Monday before he heads back to Washington, DC for the week, to encourage students to pursue a college degree.


Housing Boss Greene Takes Leave of Absence

The embattled director of the Philadelphia Housing Authority is taking a leave of absence from his job — saying “stress” is to blame for him falling behind on personal financial matters.


US Lawmakers Tout New Help for Struggling Homeowners

Two US lawmakers from Pennsylvania were at the headquarters of the Philadelphia Unemployment Project on North Broad Street today, to let homeowners know about a nationwide, $1-billion “homeowner’s relief” fund.