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No City Ceremony for Krasner and Controller Rynhart Inaugural

by Alex Lloyd Gross Regardless of whether you agree with someone’s politics or not, if they get elected to an office, there should be an inauguration ceremony.  Larry Krasner, and Rebecca Rhynhart have both won their office for another four years. Krasner is the Philadelphia District Attorney and Rhynhart is the Philadelphia Controller.  Four years

PA Workers Get Nothing As Lawmakers Get A $5000 Raise.

by Alex Lloyd Gross Dec 20, 2021 Pennsylvania Republican Representative Jim Cox  could not care any less about PA workers, according to many workers themselves and proponents to raise the state minimum wage.  Jim Cox is the chair of the Labor and Industry Committee and he, along with every lawmaker in PA gets a cost

Remembering When Bob Dole Came To Town

by Alex Lloyd Gross December 6 2021 On June 25, 1996 Bob Dole was running for the Presidency.  He became the republican nominee. Part of his campaign brought him to Philadelphia , specifically to the Marriott  in Center City,  It was there that he spoke before a World Affairs Council Audience.. He took the podium

Bobby Henon and Johnny “Doc” Dougherty Guilty

by Alex Lloyd Gross The federal Government proved it’s case against  Philadelphia City Councilman Bobby Henon and union boss John Dougherty. Dougherty was convicted of Honest Service Wire fraud, Conspiracy  and related charged. Out of the 11 charges filed against him, Dougherty was found guilty of eight. He will be sentenced on February 23, 2022.

Gov Wolf: PA Mask Mandate For Public and Private Schools To End In January

by, Jamie Martines of Spotlight PA Spotlight PA is an independent, nonpartisan newsroom powered by The Philadelphia Inquirer in partnership with PennLive/The Patriot-News, TribLIVE/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, and WITF Public Media. Sign up for our free newsletters. HARRISBURG — A statewide order mandating students, staff, and visitors to public and private K-12 schools to wear a mask

Larry Krasner Remains Philly DA For Four More Years

by Alex Lloyd Gross November 2 2021, The race for District Attorney in Philadelphia is over and the results were predicable.  Incumbent District Attorney Larry Krasner win the race by an almost 2-1 margin over republican challenger Charles Peruto.  In fact, Peruto said in his concession speech  ““First, I would congratulate him because he beat

Joe DiGirolamo Declares Victory In Bensalem, Stays In Office

by Alex Lloyd Gross It was just after 10:30 PM November 2, 2021, when Bensalem’s Treasurer-Elect, Mike Brill walked onto the floor of the Bensalem County Club. He was there to announce preliminary election results and it looked good for the republican party.  “These numbers are unofficial, we still have to count a lot of

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