VIDEO: 3 under 3!

VIDEO: 3 under 3!

In this week's 3 under 3: Legislators were back in for their final days of session for the year voting on new leadership in each caucus. Also in this week's video you can see what Amazon's final decision was for their second headquarters, and find out what one former Philadelphia City official did that got Attorney General Josh Shapiro involved.
Friday, November 16, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
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In Philadelphia, City Council passes job reporting bill, marks anniversary of The Links charitable organization

In Philadelphia, City Council passes job reporting bill, marks anniversary of The Links charitable organization

Philadelphia City Council unanimously passed an ordinance to add job growth or related information to fiscal impact statements on future proposed legislation Thursday. 
Thursday, November 15, 2018/Author: Marco Cerino
Categories: Philadelphia
Senator-elect Williams may not be seated as chamber Republicans question residency

Senator-elect Williams may not be seated as chamber Republicans question residency

A newly-elected Democratic state senator’s seat is in doubt even as the ink dries on her slim electoral margin.

Following up on a failed residency challenge to kick Lindsey Williams off the ballot of a northern Pittsburgh suburban Senate seat, Senate Republicans have started asking whether she should be seated in the chamber.

“The Lindsey Williams issue gives myself and the caucus great pause,” Senate President Joe Scarnati (R-Jefferson) said.
Thursday, November 15, 2018/Author: Stephen Caruso
Categories: News and Views
Davis campaign plans lawsuit to challenge state absentee law, count late arriving ballots

Davis campaign plans lawsuit to challenge state absentee law, count late arriving ballots

The last senate race still being counted is going to court.

On Thursday, Rep. Tina Davis’s (D-Bucks) campaign for the 6th Senatorial District said they planned to pursue a lawsuit to demand that 192 absentee ballots that arrived after the state’s early deadline be counted.

The suit’s logic is similar to a suit filed this week by the American Civil Liberties Union state chapter over Pennsylvania absentee voting laws.
Thursday, November 15, 2018/Author: Stephen Caruso
Categories: News and Views
Mayor Kenney defends Philadelphia immigration policy

Mayor Kenney defends Philadelphia immigration policy

Mayor Jim Kenney (D) made his case for ending Philadelphia’s Preliminary Arraignment Reporting System with Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents, along with other policy priorities, to an audience on the University of Pennsylvania campus in University City Wednesday.
Thursday, November 15, 2018/Author: Marco Cerino
Categories: Philadelphia
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