Police reforms are needed, but they’re not cheap.
Philadelphians who represent a wide variety of professions and communities have been tapped by Mayor Nutter to join the Community Oversight Board.
Following the logic of some in Philadelphia’s black political class, it would seem Ed Rendell is in possession of the black political birthright.
Black people aren’t monolithic, but that didn’t stop city leaders from creating a black political agenda, or the media from assigning a future voice of black Philadelphia.
Council President won’t entertain thought on Director of Veterans Affairs, though one Councilman says the city can do better.
Among the 91 recommendations laid out in the Collaborative Reform Review of the Philadelphia Police Department was to fully cooperate with the Police Advisory Commission.
A relative of Brandon Tate-Brown hopes for a divine intervention from the Pope in obtaining justice.
Family and supporters of Brandon Tate Brown want evidence made public, a demand echoed by civilian oversight board. — He was hesitant to give the investigation into the officer-involved shooting death of Mr. Brandon Tate-Brown a letter grade in the same manner in which he judged the recommendations from the President’s Task Force on 21st […]
As train derailments increase, politicians seek to improve first responders ability to act with additional training and resources.
With the endorsement of teacher’s in tow, former Philadelphia City Councilman wants to optimize available space in public schools.
Mayor Nutter has done a stellar job in certain areas, and in others he’s dropped the ball, creating an opportunity for his successor to continue the good and change the bad.
Voting isn’t the end all be all; nor will it mitigate the issues overnight that cause frustration. It will, however, create leverage for communities, and that’s a powerful component to any negotiation.