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Author: Marco Cerino/Wednesday, June 14, 2019 Pennsylvania’s success in recruiting companies in emerging industries was on display Wednesday in Philadelphia. Gov. Tom Wolf (D) and Mayor Jim Kenney (D) were on hand for the groundbreaking for Iovance’s new research hub at the Navy Yard in South Philadelphia, joining a growing list of biotech and other […]

Author: Justin Sweitzer/Wednesday, June 12, 2019 Just one day after the Pennsylvania Senate voted to send a bill expanding the Educational Improvement Tax Credit program to his desk, Gov. Tom Wolf has said he will veto the legislation. House Bill 800, sponsored by House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny), would increase the cap on contributions to […]

 POSTED JUNE 12, 2019 BY KELLY BUCCI Spectacular fireworks, free concerts, free museum admission and more… It’s no surprise that Philadelphia — the birthplace of our nation — throws a pretty awesome bash for America’s birthday every year. For six days, the Wawa Welcome America festival (June 29-July 4) brings more than 50 free, fabulous events to Philadelphia in celebration […]

Councilmember Helen Gym (At-Large) introduced two bills to protect and expand the rights of trans and gender non-conforming people in Philadelphia. Gym’s bills require youth-serving organizations to have an appropriate policy in place to protect trans and gender non-conforming young people, and require Philadelphia City Hall to have at least one gender neutral bathroom on every […]

By Aja Beech June 4th, 2019 How the District Philadelphia Attorney’s Office handles death penalty cases is a subject I have written about and worked on for about a decade. I have followed cases from around the world and was in the courtroom for cases in Philadelphia and at the Supreme Court in Harrisburg. Over […]

by Chris Palmer, Stacey Burling, Nathaniel Lash and Julie Shaw Advocates researching police bias published a database Saturday of what they said were racist, intolerant, or otherwise offensive Facebook posts or comments made by hundreds of current and former Philadelphia police officers. The database, compiled by a group called the Plain View Project, highlights posts from officers in eight […]

By John George and Natalie Kostelni  –  Philadelphia Business Journal The Wistar Institute is teaming up with University Place Associates to create a “research and discovery hub” in the University City section of Philadelphia. The 240,000-square-foot building, to be built by UPA at an estimated cost of $100 million, will facilitate collaborations among Wistar and the region’s academic research and […]

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There was plenty of mudslinging leading up to District 7’s Democratic primary on May 21. But when the dust settled on Tuesday night, Maria Quiñones-Sanchez emerged the victor in a tightly-contested City Council primary with state Rep. Angel Cruz. “When people say the party is not with me, that is not true. Because the people […]

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Democrat Jim Kenney is poised to keep his job as mayor of the nation’s sixth largest city after fending off two challengers in Tuesday’s primary who criticized his signature achievement: a soda tax to help provide free preschool classes. The victory all but assures Kenney will stay on as mayor in Philadelphia, […]