Tag: Infrastructure

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Council in Session
Nov 17, 2016 AT 3:43 PM
On the heels of a Pew study showing that Philadelphia forks over $200 million in tax breaks annually, Councilmember Allan Domb introduced an ordinance requiring comprehensive, regular reporting on...
Capitol beat
Nov 17, 2016 AT 9:38 PM
On Oct. 28, just a day after he was handed Senate Bill 562, Gov. Tom Wolf returned it to the Legislature – without his signature – and included a veto message excoriating the attempt by...
Spotlight: veterans
Nov 17, 2016 AT 10:34 PM
What is your purview? We provide veterans in Western Pennsylvania with housing, employment and utility assistance. We also provide emergency basic needs. We are a tax site – we will be doing...
Spotlight: veterans
Nov 17, 2016 AT 10:38 PM
What is your purview? We have two: the National Guard and veterans. We have 900,000 veterans in Pennsylvania – it’s the fourth-largest contingent in the country – behind California...
Ups and downs
Nov 18, 2016 AT 4:28 PM
So much for the afterglow: Like their compatriots in the swamp to the south, PA Republicans have found that, just as Mr. Spock intoned to his erstwhile romantic rival, Stonn, in the Star Trek episode...
Council in Session
Dec 1, 2016 AT 6:00 PM
A plodding late-season Philadelphia City Council session was interrupted by a nearly 20-minute-long floor speech from Councilmember Cherelle Parker, blasting the lack of minority inclusion among the...
Ups and downs
Dec 2, 2016 AT 5:09 PM
In the spirit of giving thanks and appreciation, not only did we take a break from compiling our usual list of do-gooders and do-badders, but we’re still too focused on googling “best...
Over Compensation
Dec 8, 2016 AT 1:42 PM
Harrisburg – As a Dec. 19 furlough date looms for nearly 600 employees within the Department of Labor and Industry – and three unemployment compensation call centers will stop taking...
Council in Session
Dec 8, 2016 AT 9:17 PM
The word on everyone’s lips this council season in Philadelphia was “slow.” With a national election sucking the air out of local politics and no banner piece of legislation to hang...
Ups and downs
Dec 9, 2016 AT 5:16 PM
We may be nine days into December, but so far, this month’s biggest losers – potentially, since there is still a slim chance of finding a solution – remain the same as last month...