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  1. Pols on the Street: State Poll Spells Gop Trouble; City Primary Races Steam upRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 19 | Philadelphia Public Record

    COUNCILMAN Kenyatta Johnson staged a protest at the Center City Starbucks in his Councilmanic district where two Black men were removed by the police while waiting for a business associate. He was joined by, among others, his colleagues Derek Green, Helen Gym and Blondell Reynolds Brown as well as Minister Rodney Muhammad, head of the Black Clergy of Philadelphia & Vicinity.

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  2. Rabb, Murt Bill Targets 100% Renewables by 2050Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 18 | Philadelphia Public Record

    Two Philadelphia lawmakers are among those who will unveil new, bipartisan legislation being introduced in the Pennsylvania State House and Senate this week to transition the commonwealth to 100% renewable energy by 2050, as recommended by the scientific community to be able to avoid the worst effects of climate change. While other states have introduced similar proposals, Pennsylvania will be the first state in the nation to have a Republican as the main sponsor of such state-level legislation.

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  3. School District Posts School Budget Books OnlineRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 18 | Philadelphia Public Record

    Every year the School District of Philadelphia publishes two budget books annually for the public and District stakeholders: a School Budget book and a Consolidated Budget Book. The books have been posted online, the earliest they have been made available, and for the first time prior to the public Budget hearing, which is scheduled for Thursday evening, Apr. 19. Also included is a Budget 101 guide to allow the public and stakeholders to better understand the District's budget and these Budget Books.

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  4. Exhibition Delves Deep into Rocky CultureRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 12 | Philadelphia Public Record

    Da Vinci Art Alliance is proud to host "Rocky Re-Runs," an art exhibition that both stands alone and is an extension of a previous exhibition, known as "YO, PIRANESI!," that DVAA hosted in 2017. Rocky Re-Runs assembles a group of young architects, artists, practitioners, and academics whose work responds to infrequently examined aspects of and places within Philadelphia's built environment.

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  5. Pols on the Street: Welcome Aboard, School Board! Check LifejacketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 12 | Philadelphia Public Record

    A NEW ERA dawns in Philadelphia public education with the appointment by Mayor Jim Kenney of nine Board of Education members, who will take over from the State-run School Reform Commission on July 1. L-R, Wayne Walker, Mallory Fix Lopez, Angela McIver, Julia Danzy, Kenney, Joyce Wilkerson, Leticia Egea-Hinton, Maria McColgan and Lee Huang. The ninth member, Chris McGinley, was not present.

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  6. Public Servants at Work, Apr. 5, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 5 | Philadelphia Public Record

    "It is incredibly important to recognize all those who are on the autism spectrum, as well as their families and caregivers. We need to work to make sure that autism is not a barrier to a successful and productive life," Sabatina said.

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  7. ESOP Businesses Eyed by City CouncilRead the original story

    Monday Apr 2 | Philadelphia Public Record

    Philadelphia's Committee on Commerce & Economic Development will hold a Public Hearing at 1 p.m. today at City Hall, to hear testimony on Employee ownership-a unique strategy to save jobs, prevent companies from moving out of Philadelphia and improve retirement outlooks for employees. There are currently more than a dozen companies in Philadelphia that are either partially or fully employee-owned.

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  8. Leib to Represent GOP in New 3rd Congressional Dist.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 30 | Philadelphia Public Record

    Republican Bryan Leib, a fourth-generation Philadelphian seeking Pennsylvania's 3rd Congressional District seat, filed his petitions on March 20 with the Pennsylvania Department of State in Harrisburg. Having made it through the petition challenge period, which ended March 28, Leib will be the sole Republican on the ballot for PA-03 in the 2018 general election.

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  9. Rowan Adds to String of Union EndorsementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 30 | Philadelphia Public Record

    South Philly native Jonathan J.R. Rowan's campaign for state representative was endorsed by the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5. "JR Rowan has stood with and supported law enforcement for 20 years in the offices of two state senators," said FOP President John McNesby. "Our officers need an experienced, qualified and proven representative who will bring Philadelphia the resources we need to keep our communities and our officers safe."

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  10. In Philadelphia, 2 Giant Cranes Soar into the FutureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 30 | Philadelphia Public Record

    TWO GIGANTIC cranes arrived from China last Saturday to help the Port of Philadelphia handle new superfreighters traveling through the enlarged Panama Canal. These tools can transform our economy.

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  11. What Is a 'Committee Person'?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 30 | Philadelphia Public Record

    WARD LEADERS Bob Brady, L, and Sonny Campbell salute committeeman Lynwood Holland. Committee people are the unsung heroes whose volunteer efforts make democracy work in Philadelphia.

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  12. Pols on the Street: Congressional Map Finale Brings Peace to RacesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 22 | Philadelphia Public Record

    Li answered questions on taxes, infrastructure and medical care. Rim Restaurant owner Jon Ren hosted the event.

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  13. Brady , Jordan, Gym Meet to Seek Aid for Mexican Woman in Church SanctuaryRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2018 | Philadelphia Public Record

    Congressman Bob Brady joined Jerry Jordan, president of the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers, American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten and Philadelphia Councilwoman Helen Gym at the Church of the Advocate, 18th & Diamond Streets, in a discussion in search of solutions for the safety of immigrant families. The congressman also met with Mrs. Carmela Hernandez and her children, who, under threat of deportation, have taken up sanctuary at the Church of the Advocate in North Philadelphia.

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  14. Understanding Bankruptcy, Mar. 9, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | Philadelphia Public Record

    Cities filing bankruptcy! Chapter 9 bankruptcy, to be exact. Stockton, Cal. set off the wave recently, joined by another half-dozen cities since.

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  15. Rich Lazer, Whitman Native, Seeks Congressional SeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | Philadelphia Public Record

    BY TONY WEST It was very much a hometown crowd that awaited Rich Lazer at Burke Playground in the portside community of Whitman in South Philadelphia. It was chilly as the sun set behind the jungle gym.

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  16. Reynolds Brown Co-Hosts College Readiness Seminar for High-School StudentsRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2018 | Philadelphia Public Record

    Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown, in partnership with Steppingstone Scholars Inc., University of the Sciences, the School District of Philadelphia and the Mayor's Office of Education, will host the 5th annual Step Into College Pre-College Conference on Saturday, Mar. 9, 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. at the University of the Sciences located at 600 S. 43rd Street. Organized in 2013 by Steppingstone Scholars Inc., Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown, the University of the Sciences, the School District of Philadelphia, and the Mayor's Office of Education, the Step Into College Conference is a two-day college access conference that provides students and their families with essential, college preparation, guidance, and informational resources.

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  17. No 'Bashing' Roebuck at His Birthday PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | Philadelphia Public Record

    STATE REP. Jim Roebuck and his colleague Vanessa Lowery Brown hold up his campaign poster at Roebuck's annual jazz-themed birthday party at Warmdaddy's on Columbus Boulevard.

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  18. Pols on the Street: Redistricting War on Two FrontsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2018 | Philadelphia Public Record

    PLANNING to eliminate cash bail in Philadelphia prisons at Myers Rec Center in Kingsessing were, L-R, Michael Bouchard, 1st Judicial District director of pretrial services; Julie Wertheimer, Office of Criminal Justice chief of staff; Keir Bradford-Gray, chief defender; DA Larry Krasner; State Rep. Joanna McClinton; and Councilman Kenyatta Johnson. Photo by Wendell Douglas BY JOE SHAHEELI The initial panic into which statewide politics was flung by the State Supreme Court's imposition of new congressional districts has settled into the odd reality that, for the next week at least, everyone who wishes to run for major offices must have a two-front strategy.

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  19. Black History Today: Philadelphia Leaders and Their LegaciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2018 | Philadelphia Public Record

    THE FIGHT to integrate Girard College was a touchstone of Philadelphia's civil-rights movement in the 1960s and 970s. Many leaders of that era have left a strong legacy in the city's contemporary leadership.

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  20. Living History: Marian Tasco Honored by Sen. CaseyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2018 | Philadelphia Public Record

    BY TONY WEST Former Councilwoman Marian Tasco has been invited to Washington, D.C. later this month as the honoree of U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, Jr. at his annual Black History Month celebration. After moving here from North Carolina in 1968, she has witnessed the momentous history of the civil-rights movement in Philadelphia for the last 50 years - and played a vital leadership role in much of it.

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