Democratic mayoral candidates Nelson Diaz and Lynne Abraham will appear on Friday, March 20, at Wesley Enhanced Living Pennypack Park, 8401 Roosevelt Blvd.
Both candidates are cautiously optimistic looking ahead to next Tuesday’s special election in the 170th Legislative District.
So how much more will it cost you to live or do business in Philadelphia in the next fiscal year? Almost 10 percent more, according to Mayor Michael Nutter’s final city budget.
State Sen. Anthony Williams, a Democratic candidate for mayor, last week held a news conference at his campaign headquarters, 1528 Walnut St., to offer recommendations to close the School District of Philadelphia’s gap.
The power of three.
City Council has unanimously passed a bill introduced by Councilman Dennis O’Brien and Councilwoman Cindy Bass that would strengthen and simplify ordinances governing the upkeep and collection of trash Dumpsters in the city while facilitating the implementation of a composting program.
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.
Fighting in Philadelphia