Land bank board named (A few seconds ago)
Nutter vetoes bill that adds zoning hurdle for NE Philly medical offices (A few seconds ago)
A climate change exchange (14 hours ago)
Land bank bill in limbo (14 hours ago)
The ping-pong ball that has become the land bank bill must be settled by Thursday morning if the bill is to be approved before council breaks for year next week.
Big in Japan (15 hours ago)
'Economic populism' debate pops up in PA race for governor (17 hours ago)
"Economic populism" was wedged this week into the 2014 Democratic primary election for governor. It started when top staffers of Third Way, which bills itself as representing the "vital center" of the political spectrum, went after U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a Massachusetts Democrat, in a Wall Street Journal editorial page article for what it called a "potent 'we can have it all' fantasy" on issues such as Social Security.
Wolf scraps PA Society party, donates dough to food banks (18 hours ago)
Democrat Tom Wolf is putting his money where his crudites would go.
The York County businessman says instead of holding a fancy party in a gilt-edged suite at the Waldorf Astoria next week, he will donate the cash to Pennsylvania food banks.
Holmesburg residents, pols dread proposed methadone clinic (19 hours ago)
Ads on Schools Get Council Nod (Yesterday)
Poster children: Council authorizes ads on schools (Yesterday)
Operation Clean Sweep (Yesterday)
Philly creates tax LOOP (Yesterday)
Snags in construction postpone Dilworth Plaza opening (Yesterday)
Ex-DPW chief wins $9.2k contract with state of Maine (11/25/2013)
Pennsylvania's controversial ex-welfare secretary has got a new gig.
The state of Maine has hired Gary Alexander's firm, the Alexander Group, to study the state's Medicaid system andexamine Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act.
Firefighter's union alleges perjury against Ayers (11/23/2013)
Firefighters Union Local 22 is accusing City Fire Commissioner Lloyd Ayers and Fire Department Human Resource Manager Karen Hyers of lying under oath during a Sep. 25 court testimony in connection with the demotion of 14 firefighters.
End to Resign-to-Run Advances in Council (11/22/2013)
No birthday gift for Quinones-Sanchez; Land Bank bill held (11/21/2013)
Councilwoman Maria Quinones-Sanchez, who is celebrating a birthday today, and Council President Darrel L. Clarke met Thursday morning before council caucus to try to reach a deal on the Land Bank bill. But, no such luck. Talks are expected to continue in hopes of reaching a deal in December.
Senate Approves Two More Property Tax Bills for Philly (11/20/2013)