Here are some statements from local public officials following last week’s deadly Amtrak train derailment in Port Richmond:
Verree Road from Kendrick Street to Rhawn Street will be known as the Firefighter Daniel Sweeney Memorial Highway.
The Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce Mayoral Breakfast Series will continue on Friday, April 10, at Wesley Enhanced Living Pennypack Park, 8401 Roosevelt Blvd.
State Rep. John Taylor has some advice for fellow lawmakers as it relates to the June 30 deadline to pass a budget.
On Saturday, former Gov. and Mayor Ed Rendell appeared in support of Democrat Sarah DelRicci, while Republican Martina White collected three union endorsements.
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.
Thirteen unions last week endorsed Republican Martina White in the special election in the 170th Legislative District.
The future is bright for Northeast Philly’s political scene. Local politicians are thriving in various new roles.