As I continue my 422-mile walk across Pennsylvania, I’m reminded that it was five years ago this week that Congress voted the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) into law, promising to control costs and offer better coverage to more Americans.
Joe Sestak, For the Times
| March 25, 2015 |
Democratic mayoral candidates Nelson Diaz and Lynne Abraham last Friday morning addressed members of the Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce during a breakfast meeting at Wesley Enhanced Living Pennypack Park.
Several key changes are in store for one Somerton housing development, while plans for another are coming into clearer focus, according to information revealed at the March 10 meeting of the Somerton Civic Association.
Eighty-one percent of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s city-based parish and regional schools have been designated as “high performing” by the Philadelphia School Partnership. Five Northeast schools finished among the top 10 in those rankings, according to the archdiocese.
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.