The president of the Black Clergy of Philadelphia and Vicinity says he feels that race relations in the United States will only get worse without action.
Casey says Positive Train Control could have prevented the fatal derailment of Amtrak 188.
The nearly 900-acre naval air station in Horsham has been largely vacant for nearly four years.
“Not only are they trained and are they well-prepared, every single health care institution represented in the room said that they can handle a patient who has this disease,” noted US representative Chaka Fattah.
Comcast says that for its business and its customers, it’s critical for the company to be part of the political process.
Congressman Jim Gerlach’s announcement that he will not seek re-election to a seventh two-year term in the US House is expected to set off a mad scramble for his seat.
At a press conference in center city, their message was that immigration is not just a legal and economic issue, but a moral one.
Former Philadelphia Eagle turned US congressman Jon Runyan has announced he will not seek re-election in 2014.
Rep. Pat Meehan (R-Pa.) said, in a statement, that the measure “improves our country’s fiscal health by cutting our out-of-control spending.”
Margolies says she would bring a different voice to Congress.
Leach, an unabashed liberal, has served in the state legislature for the last decade and becomes the first candidate to officially enter the Congressional race.
Amtrak has been ordered by Congress to slash its $8-million annual subsidy for the Philadelphia-to-Harrisburg “Keystone” route.
In 2008, John Adler became the first Democrat in more than a century to represent New Jersey’s heavily Republican Third Congressional District. Two years later, Runyan ousted Adler, who passed away last April.
Protest rallies have been cropping up across the country, including in Philadelphia, as organizers try to lean on Congress to get the job done.
Congress soon will consider competing bills that target those who steal music and movies online. But it could have a major impact on how everyone surfs the web.