Sparks Fly In Heated Debate Between Jim Kenney, Democratic Challengers Ahead Of Philadelphia Mayoral ElectionThe challengers went on the attack against incumbent Jim Kenney in their only televised debate.
State Sen. Anthony Williams: Beverage Tax Is 'Regressive'State Sen. Anthony Williams called Philadelphia's beverage tax regressive and send the city missed an opportunity to secure a more steady stream of funding for pre-k education.
Rodney McLeod Teams Up With Local Senator For Big Brothers Big SistersSenator Anthony Williams says activities can be as simple as going to the movies, or hanging out at the park.
Sen. Williams: Justice Eakin Should Resign Over EmailsRepublican state Supreme Court Justice Michael Eakin has been caught up in a scandal involving emails that a press release from the state Senate Democratic caucus calls “embarrassing and unbecoming.”
Sen. Williams: Justice Eakin Should Resign Over EmailsA top Democratic state senator from Philadelphia is calling for the resignation of a state Supreme Court justice over controversial emails.
Confirmation of New Pa. State Police Chief Moves Forward Without Committee EndorsementThe Senate Law and Justice Committee sent Brown’s nomination to the full state senate for a vote without a recommendation for confirmation.
Anthony Williams Concedes With Call To Address Philadelphia's ChallengesAnthony Williams told his supporters that the election may be over, but the values and issues that brought them together persist.
Philadelphia's 2015 Democratic Mayoral CandidatesThe Philadelphia mayoral primary takes place May 19, 2015.
Philadelphia Mayoral Candidates Make Final Push Ahead Of Primary ElectionThe vision is the same for all candidates. Anthony Williams, Lynne Abraham and Jim Kenney all want safer streets, better schools, and a thriving economy.
Anthony Williams Downplays Polling Data Showing Jim Kenny With Strong Lead In Philadelphia Mayor's RaceMayoral candidate Anthony Williams maintains his campaign remains "competitive" leading up to Tuesday's Democratic primary in Philadelphia, despite polling data that shows Jim Kenney with a substantial lead.
Nutter Praises His Top Cop, Lashes Out at Mayoral Hopeful Anthony WilliamsMayor Nutter strongly defended his police commissioner after Democratic mayoral candidate Anthony Williams said that, if elected, he would not let Charles Ramsey stay on.
Candidate Williams Concentrates on Union Support, Sidesteps Questions About School FundingA report released by progressive groups and supporters of public education says three wealthy Main Line hedge fund partners are spending millions on advertisements for Williams in the waning weeks of the campaign.
Three Weeks Before Primary, Mayoral Candidates Take To AirwavesThis week brings the first broadcast ads of former City Councilman Jim Kenney and former D-A Lynne Abraham. They're not the first, of course. State Senator Anthony Williams jumped in with his own ads last month; former PGW executive Doug Oliver last week. And independent political committees have been running ads in support of Kenney and Williams.
New Bill Would Expand Disclosure Requirements on 'Dark Money' Ads in Philadelphia Races City Council president Darrell Clarke has introduced a measure aimed at tackling the problem of unrestricted expenditures in support of candidates, paid for by independent PACs and not subject to the city's limits on political contributions.
Philadelphia Environmental Groups Say Jim Kenney Is Best Choice For MayorClean Water Action, Conservation Voters of Pennsylvania, Penn Environment, and the Sierra Club made their selection based on a questionnaire the candidates were asked to fill out.