State Sen. Larry Farnese (D-1st dist.) and Rep. John Taylor (R-177th dist.) visited last week’s meeting of the Port Richmond West Community Action Network to discuss the importance of community groups in Philadelphia.
The School Reform Commission has no accountability, says state Sen. Mike Stack, and he wants to abolish the five-member panel.
In a four way race, Mark Squilla dominated in his home turf of South Philly, winning the Democratic nomination to replace City Councilman Frank DiCicco in 1st District.
With Frank DiCicco stepping down from City Council, four Democrats are vying to take over the waterfront district in the May 17 primary.
Citing his father's struggle with cancer, the senator said the bill could provide relief for patients and bring new revenue to the state.