Obama pardons Ohio turkeys; Pa. turkeys bound for food bank (Yesterday)
Two turkeys from Ohio will be spared from the dinner table by President Obama today and live out their lives on a Virginia farm.
The president will officially pardon the turkeys, "Cheese" and his alternate "Mac," today in the holiday ritual known as the National Thanksgiving Turkey presentation, now in its 67th year.
Wednesday's DN: Clarke getting advice from NY strategist (Yesterday)
Wolf rounds out panel of fiscal advisers (2 days ago)
Governor-elect Tom Wolf has tapped union leaders, former Rendell administration officials and private business executives to join his committee to address the expected budget crisis on the horizon.
Leading the Budget Deficit and Fiscal Stabilization Task Force are former budget secretary Mary Soderberg and Montgomery County Commission Chairman Josh Shapiro.
Tuesday's DN: Punch to the gut (2 days ago)
Philadelphia one of three finalists in the running to host 2016 DNC (3 days ago)
Philadelphia has been selected as one of the three finalists in the heated contest to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention.
Abraham poll has her in mayoral lead (3 days ago)
Former District Attorney Lynne M. Abraham has a significant lead in the race for Philadelphia’s next mayor and is far better perceived then her opposition, both real and potential.
Monday's DN: Jails ill-equipped for mental illness (3 days ago)
New Senate leader draws flak after hinting at lame duck session (6 days ago)
Newly-elected Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R., Centre) hasn't even been in office a week and already he touched nerves with a suggestion that the Senate might meet before Gov.-elect Tom Wolf takes office.
Corman - elected in a conservative-led coup that sent eight-year leader Sen. Dominic Pileggi (R., Delaware) to the back bench -.told the Inquirer that he has "not ruled out" holding session days in January.
Temple law school dean nominated to city's Board of Ethics (11/19/2014)
JoAnne A. Epps, Temple University’s Beasley School of Law Dean, was nominated by Mayor Nutter to serve on the city’s Board of Ethics.
Nutter named a Public Official of the Year (11/19/2014)
Mayor Nutter was named one of Governing magazine’s 2014 Public Officials of the Year for his work in making Philadelphia cleaner, safer, and more fiscally sound.
Wolf names transition steering committee (11/18/2014)
Gov.-elect Tom Wolf today dipped into the worlds of academia, non-profits, unions, the law and government in assembling the steering committee for his transition team.
City Council debates how to regulate immigration service providers (11/17/2014)
City Councilman Dennis O’Brien’s attempt at regulating immigration services in Philadelphia took a step back Monday when a vote on his bill was put on hold.
Supreme Court announces new measures to combat elder abuse (11/17/2014)
Pennsylvania has the fourth largest population of senior citizens in the country - and that number is growing.
Come January they will have an office within the state court system dedicating to improving the response of the judiciary and government agencies to elder abuse and neglect.
Third executive at Committee of Seventy to step down (11/16/2014)
The spirited policy director for the government watchdog group Committee of Seventy is stepping down. Ellen Mattleman Kaplan, who has been with the committee for nearly 10 years, is leaving Seventy. No plans yet on her next move.
Kane's car crash conundrum (11/16/2014)
Sen. Anthony H. Williams to announce his mayoral run (11/13/2014)
State Sen. Anthony H. Williams will be announcing he is running for mayor Wednesday.
Council committee backs relief for homeowners facing tax jump (11/13/2014)
Homeowners crushed by spiking tax bills in gentrified neighborhoods — but ineligible for the tax break created to help — may soon find relief.