In a statement, Ken Trujillo says “there are family matters that require my full attention,” so he is leaving the race for the Democratic nomination for mayor. He would not elaborate.
Former District Attorney Lynne Abraham and State Senator Anthony Williams are both expected to formally announce today they’re running for mayor of Philadelphia.
Doug Oliver was spokesman for Mayor Nutter during Nutter’s first term and is now a marketing vice president at PGW.
Between now and May 19th you can expect to hear a lot about the mayor’s race, particularly who’s in and who’s out.
Terry Gillen was a deputy commerce director under former mayor Ed Rendell and was head of the Redevelopment Authority under Mayor Nutter.
The Susan G. Komen organization has come in for criticism from liberal groups and lawmakers, after its decision to stop its contributions to Planned Parenthood because of its policy of not funding organizations that are under investigation, the local komen affiliate is concerned about the decision.