Tag: Infrastructure

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Council in Session
Feb 16, 2017 AT 6:14 AM
Philadelphia City Councilwoman Cherelle Parker introduced a resolution today calling on the US Senate to maintain a Department of Labor rule that would pave the way for legislation that would mandate...
Ups and downs
Feb 17, 2017 AT 11:27 AM
Ordinarily, I would use this space to roll around in whatever colors of the fubar political spectrum happen to be shining brightest when putting fingers to keyboard. Today, though, there is nothing I...
perspective
Feb 20, 2017 AT 1:34 PM
One of my old editors had a maxim that went like this: There are no new stories, only new reporters. I thought of that when reading about the explosion of stories about fake news across the internet...
Council in Session
Feb 23, 2017 AT 7:14 AM
A fight is brewing over a plan to reform Philadelphia’s troubled pension system. Mayor Jim Kenney’s administration is taking issue with a tweak made by Council President Darrell Clarke’s office to...
Ups and downs
Feb 24, 2017 AT 9:28 AM
So many places to start on the wrong side of the ledger this week: undocumented immigrants; transgender students; recreational marijuana users. But, really, it’s a Friday afternoon, which means it...
Over Compensation
Mar 1, 2017 AT 8:49 AM
Harrisburg – Sen. Scott Wagner (R-York) and Labor and Industry Secretary Kathy Manderino traded jabs during the department’s Senate budget hearing Tuesday morning, as the spat between Senate...
Council in session
Mar 2, 2017 AT 1:51 AM
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney delivered a budget address today that projected concord between his administration and City Council, while addressing concerns that have emerged around his mayoral...
Ups and downs
Mar 3, 2017 AT 8:23 AM
Thank you, US Attorney General Jefferson Beauregard Sessions. Were it not for your tendency to mendacity on all things Russo-Trumpian, this week’s edition might have had to resort to wading through...
Budget busting
Mar 8, 2017 AT 7:29 AM
Harrisburg – As the three-week stretch of budget hearings begins to wind down, House Republicans on Wednesday unveiled an initiative that will allow them to hear from state employees instead of the...
Ups and downs
Mar 10, 2017 AT 8:39 AM
Remember death panels? Sure, I’m giving your memory a lot of credit right now, but you must recall the falsehood about the Affordable Care Act that went viral once Sarah Palin posted it on her...