Nearly 456,000 older homeowners, renters and people with disabilities across Pennsylvania are being issued rebates totaling $214 million through the state’s Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program. Distributions began on July 1, but it’s not too late to apply. The deadline has been extended through Dec. 31. Rebates will be distributed as claims are approved throughout the year.
The future is bright for Northeast Philly’s political scene. Local politicians are thriving in various new roles.
Allyson Schwartz’s era in political office is now over, but the ex-congresswoman plans to stay active in public policy.
Democrats Brendan Boyle and Mike Driscoll win open seats for the U.S. and Pennsylvania House of Representatives.
Pennsylvania voters will go to the polls next Tuesday, and a change in the governor’s mansion is looking likely.
Lt. Gov. Jim Cawley believes it is still too early to pay close attention to polls, most of which show Gov. Tom Corbett losing big to Democrat Tom Wolf.
Former state Sen. Frank A. “Hank” Salvatore is being remembered as a family man, a tireless fighter for his constituents and a powerful force as the only Philadelphian in the Republican caucus.
State Rep. Ed Neilson said he’s hoping for a smooth transition to City Council.
Dee Adcock, the Republican candidate in the 13th Congressional District, has promised to donate his salary to charity, if elected.