The city of Philadelphia's largest municipal union, which has been without a contract since July of 2009, is running the TV ad above, which effectively accuses Mayor Michael Nutter of breaking his promise to give city workers a fair deal.
District Council 33 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees says the ad will be running on Comcast cable systems in city plus some on Channel 17, including during this coming Saturday's Phillies game. Radio stations include WDAS AM and FM, WURD, WRNB, WPPZ.
ABOUT DAVE DAVIES
Dave Davies has covered local politics and government in Philadelphia for more than 25 years. He loves the speed, reach and versatility of the net but believes journalists should still check their facts, give folks in the hot seat their say, and think before they hit Send. He’ll write about local and national topics. Dave is currently senior reporter for WHYY, and a contributor and fill-in host for Fresh Air with Terry Gross. He was reporter and columnist for the Philadelphia Daily News for 19 years, and before that was city hall bureau chief for KYW News Radio and city hall correspondent for WHYY. He’s a Texas native who’s spent his working life in Philadelphia. Before getting into journalism, he worked as a teacher, cab driver and welder.
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