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December 30: L&I reform | The Kenney-Clarke show | Census figures on business growth

Ned Dunham and Michael Nadol, the two chairmen of Philadelphia’s Building Safety Oversight Board, have an op-ed in today’s Inquirer laying out some of their recommendations for reform at the…

    • Courtesy of Erie Reader

Kitchen, Stack, Tartaglione appointed to Democratic Chair positions

Courtesy of Erie Reader Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa yesterday appointed the Democratic chairs for the state's standing committee. Among them are three senators from the Northeast. “As we begin a…

    • Photo courtesy of Pa. State Senate.

Philadelphia senators refuse pay raise

Photo courtesy of Pa. State Senate. Yesterday, Pennsylvania's senators representing Philadelphia declined a 1. 7 percent pay increase. The decision, led by Sen. Shirley Kitchen, was based upon the struggles of…

    • Special Report: APM set its own rules

Special Report: APM set its own rules

In a city like Philadelphia, where big deals still get hammered out in back rooms and close ties to politicians are a basic part of doing business, even the well intentioned…

    • Customers smile while waiting in line at the deli at Cousin's supermarket

Special Report: A new face on race relations

In the 1970s the city of Philadelphia was less a melting pot than a cauldron: a combustible mix of ethnic and racial tension, economic collapse and an aggressive police force that…

    • From left: Mike Bobby, who takes it upon himself to remove graffiti from Fox Chase and Steve Phillips, Fox Chase Town Watch president, display their patrol gear. Photo by Morgan Zalot.

Fox Chase Town Watch works for safer, more beautiful community

When Stephen Phillips saw a group of teens brutally beating Eddie Polec to death from his Fox Chase doorstep in 1994 and no police responded to his 911 calls for help,…

    • Bill Dolbow leads Tuesday night's Lawncrest Civic Association meeting

Lawncrest Civic Association hosts two major Republican candidates

The agenda for last night's Lawncrest Civic Association read like a who's who of local figureheads - much to the attendees' delight. Aside from the usual address from board members Bill…

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