Lynne Abraham presented herself as a proven leader, independent of special interest influence, who will bridge the “disconnect” between Philadelphia’s centralized administration and the city’s outlying neighborhoods.
Thirteen unions last week endorsed Republican Martina White in the special election in the 170th Legislative District.
State Sen. Anthony Hardy Williams and former City Councilman Jim Kenney, who are seeking the Democratic mayoral nomination, are both excited that Philadelphia will host the 2016 Democratic National Convention.
Former City Councilman Jim Kenney last week entered the Democratic primary for mayor, announcing his candidacy in front of 200 supporters at City Hall.
City Controller Alan Butkovitz is a no-go in the 2015 mayoral race.
— State Sen. Anthony Hardy Williams is pushing a bill that requires the teaching of the Holocaust and genocide in public school classrooms.
State Sen. Anthony Hardy Williams is looking forward to reintroducing a bill requiring the teaching of the Holocaust and genocide in public school classrooms.