Terry Gillen Raising Cash to Run for Mayor

Experienced Philly politico is only woman publicly eyeing the race.

Terry Gillen, a former director of the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority who worked for Mayors Ed Rendell and Michael Nutter, has formed a political committee and scheduled a fundraiser June 30 for a possible mayoral run,” Newsworks reports.

“Philadelphia really needs to keep making progress creating jobs. We’ve got to tackle the school once and for all,” she told the radio station, “and I think that my experience working for Mayor Rendell and Mayor Nutter position me well to tackle those issues.”