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Decarcerate PHL

Recent grant and groundbreaking study point the way to ending mass incarceration in Philly

(Photo Left) Mayor Kenney working on a way out of over-sentencing for Philadelphia’s inmates.

In the race for mayor, the candidates filled out many candidate...

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Three-card Monte

Council uses sleight-of-hand in framing new contracting rules

(Photo Left) Best Value Contracting proponent, Councilman Bobby Henon. Photo by Tomholroyd12 via Wikimedia Commons.

In a flurry of end-of-year legislative activity, one piece of Philadelphia City Council...

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Butterfly Theory and the PFT

Teachers should take district deal before Trump takes office

(Photo Left) Betsy DeVos’ federal policies as education secretary may have a significant effect on city’s public schools. Butterfly photo by Darius Bauzys via Wikimedia Commons.

There is a...

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All He Is Saying Is Give Trump a Chance

Brady draws a line of support for president-to-be

(Photo Left) Congressman Robert Brady. Photo courtesy of brady.house.gov.

If anyone has a right to be angry and critical over a Trump presidency it would be Congressman Robert Brady, chairman of the city’s Democratic...

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Proceed With Weed

Mayor should take initiative when it comes to medical marijuana grow facilities

(Photo Left) Philadelphia should get its fair share of medical marijuana grow facilities like this one.

Beginning with California in 1996, 23 states, plus Washington, D.C., and Guam have passed laws...

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