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Panel Considers Booting A.G. Kane

Good morning Philadelphia, and happy National American Beer Day. Here’s what you need to know today. The Pennsylvania Senate has appointed a panel to consider […]

City

State Rep Wants Fantasy Sports Sites to Partner With Casinos

A state representative wants Pennsylvanians to be able to play daily fantasy sports. But he wants the state to get its cut, too. Rep. George […]

City Life

No, Tom Wolf Can’t Govern Pennsylvania

A year ago today, as Tom Wolf’s never-in-doubt campaign to unseat Gov. Tom Corbett wound down to its final weeks, I asked a simple question […]

City Life

Will Climate Change Drown Philly?

Good morning, Philadelphia. Here’s what you need to know today. Parts of Philadelphia could drown if the world doesn’t finally reduce carbon emissions. Glub glub. […]

Citified

Insider: Tired of Philly Politics As Usual? Quit Complaining and Run For Office

(Editor’s note: This is an opinion column from a Citified insider.)  During the past few years, I’ve noticed a recurring theme in the months following municipal […]

Citified

Who Could Fill Brian Sims’ Shoes as He Takes a Run at Chaka Fattah?

[Updated 10/7/15] Philadelphia state Rep. Brian Sims has finally made it official: He announced Tuesday morning he is campaigning for Congress against incumbent U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah in the 2016 primary election. […]

City Life

Kane Hit With Second Perjury Charge

Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s woes keep mounting: Today, prosecutors filed a perjury charge against her, adding to the criminal case stemming from allegations she leaked […]

City Life

This is America, Speak … Whatever You Want

Saturday was a good day to be a Philadelphian. A great day. Collectively, maybe one of the best days. After a not-too-shabby introduction by Mayor […]

City Life

Pa. Chief Justice Won’t Try to Remove Kane

Her law license is being suspended, but nobody’s forcing Attorney General Kathleen Kane out of a job just yet. Pa. Supreme Court Chief Justice Thomas […]

Citified

Spanish-Speaking Lawmaker Silenced at “English-Only” Bill Hearing

Two years after turning off an openly gay lawmaker’s microphone because allowing him to speak would have been an “open rebellion against Almighty God,” state Rep. Daryl […]

City Life

Court Suspends Kathleen Kane’s Law License

[Update 3:55 p.m.] Kane’s office has just released another statement: I am disappointed by the action taken by the Supreme Court today. It is important […]

City Life

Wolf Floats New Liquor Privatization Plan

Gov. Tom Wolf has floated a new liquor privatization plan as he and the GOP-led legislature try to finalize the year’s operating budget.

City Life

Agents Search Kathleen Kane’s Office

Montgomery County agents searched Kathleen Kane’s office on Tuesday, according to multiple reports. “The detectives arrived Thursday morning at Kane’s Harrisburg office in the Strawberry […]

City Life

Porngate Emails Back in Court Today

Kathleen Kane will be back in court today, trying to block the release of so-called “Porngate” emails she otherwise says she wants released.

City Life

ACLU, Tea Party Join Forces to Challenge Forfeiture Law

It’s not every day that the American Civil Liberties Union and the Tea Party are on the same side. But the ACLU, FreedomWorks, Americans for Tax Reform, the Center […]