Politics

  • September 18, 2014

    Philly council OKs measure to lessen pot penalties

    Philadelphia City Council has approved a bill that lessens the penalty for those caught with less than an ounce of marijuana to a fine.
  • September 18, 2014

    City Council approves ballot question on returning school district to Philly control

    Philadelphia voters could have a question on the fall ballot asking if they want to dissolve the School Reform Commission and return oversight of the ...
  • September 18, 2014 |  National Interest Blog

    Sniper kills Pennsylvania state cop, yet nobody calls him a terrorist

    The press and the Pennsylvania cops have crafted all kinds of labels for Eric Matthew Frein. He's a "cop-hating gunman," a "troope...
  • September 17, 2014

    With mayor's race looming, Philly ethics board takes on big spenders

    On a day when not one but two candidates said they'll run for mayor next year, the Philadelphia Board of Ethics took steps to try to impose some ...
  • September 17, 2014

    Pa. audit expanded to review former education chief

    An ongoing audit of Pennsylvania's Department of Education will now also look into certain employees, including Ron Tomalis, the former secretary...
  • September 17, 2014

    VIPs have line to special service after hours, Philly controller claims

    Philadelphia's city controller claims there is a VIP hotline in City Hall for those with connections. City officials are adamant that is not the...
  • September 17, 2014

    Christie to appear on 'Ask the Governor'

    Gov. Chris Christie will be back on the air.
  • September 17, 2014

    The ISIS crisis: Here we go down the slippery slope

    Well, that certainly didn't take long. Less than a week after President Obama slammed the door on sending ground troops to fight ISIS ("Amer...
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