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Prince Andrew Once Visited Philadelphia

by Alex Lloyd Gross “You will no longer be known as His Royal Highness”. Those words were told to Prince Andrew, the Duke of York this weekend by his mother, the Queen of England.  This arises out of a lawsuit filed by Virginia Roberts Giuffre.. That lawsuit alleges that Andrew had sexual relations with Giuffre

Supreme Court Kills Vaccination Mandate

by Alex Lloyd Gross Jan 13, 2021 By a ruling of the majority of the US Supreme Court Justices, the Biden vaccine mandate  was shot down.  No longer will employers with 100 or more employees be required to have them test negative for Covid, or provide proof of a vaccination. This ruling came down just

There Is A New Sheriff In Bucks County

by Alex Lloyd Gross Bucks County has a new Sheriff.  His name is Fred Harran. He was elected in November 2021 and his is on the job now.  He is no stranger to law enforcement.  Having spent 34 years with Bensalem Township, he rose from patrolman to Director Of Public Safety, a role in which

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

Governor Wolf and AG Meet Abortion Rights Activists In Philly

by Alex Lloyd Gross December 10, 2021 On December 9, 2021 Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf  and Attorney General Josh Shapiro  held a press conference/mini rally to speak about abortion rights at in front of Independence Hall. They were joined by supporters and like minded politicians such as State Senator Nikal  Saval, and State Rep Mary

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

Pennsylvania’s Child Care and Staffing Crisis, By The Numbers

by Ed Mahon of 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 — As a roughly $2 trillion social spending plan moves through Congress, transformational change could be on the horizon for child

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