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PHLPreK Early Childhood Education Numbers Shine Soda Tax funds quality Pre-K program and much more

By Ted Behr | March 19, 2020 | Comments Off on PHLPreK Early Childhood Education Numbers Shine Soda Tax funds quality Pre-K program and much more

Philly residents were astounded at the latest numbers of children and families being served by the city’s quality early childhood education program.  This was revealed in the latest “PHLpreK by […]

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Coronavirus – What should I know?

By Ted Behr | March 10, 2020 | Comments Off on Coronavirus – What should I know?

What is it?   Coronaviruses are a large family of disease cells that infect both animals and people. They can cause mild to moderate flu-like illnesses of the respiratory tract.  The […]

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‘This is a great day for Philadelphia, for Pennsylvania and for the nation!’

By Globe Times Staff | March 10, 2020 | Comments Off on ‘This is a great day for Philadelphia, for Pennsylvania and for the nation!’

Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) joined members of the late Congressman William H. Gray III’s family and fellow lawmakers today for the signing of a formal agreement with Amtrak for the […]

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PHA Assists 80 Households Move from Renting to Owning Homes

By Globe Times Staff | March 10, 2020 | Comments Off on PHA Assists 80 Households Move from Renting to Owning Homes

(Philadelphia – February 18, 2020)—Eighty (80) former Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA) renters became homeowners in 2019, thanks to PHA’s Homeownership Opportunities Program. The total sales figure marks an all-time record […]

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We Must Do More to Protect Renters from Eviction

By Globe Times Staff | March 10, 2020 | Comments Off on We Must Do More to Protect Renters from Eviction

By Councilmember Jamie Gauthier Our city’s housing market is going through a period of major change. For the first time in Philadelphia’s history, renters outnumber homeowners. Over half of those […]

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Taxation by Citation

By Globe Times Staff | February 24, 2020 | Comments Off on Taxation by Citation

By Tom McCarey The Pennsylvania Legislature is desperate for new sources of revenue. They know that everyone has to drive. They know that speed limits are under-posted by 8 to […]

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It’s not true love if they ask for money

By Globe Times Staff | February 24, 2020 | Comments Off on It’s not true love if they ask for money

We recently celebrated Valentine’s Day, and many of us created profiles on online dating sites, apps or social media to find “the one.” But that interesting person who just messaged […]

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STATEMENT BY THE NATIONAL ENERGY AND UTILITY AFFORDABILITY COALITION (NEUAC) RE: THE FY21 BUDGET PROPOSAL BY THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION

By Globe Times Staff | February 24, 2020 | Comments Off on STATEMENT BY THE NATIONAL ENERGY AND UTILITY AFFORDABILITY COALITION (NEUAC) RE: THE FY21 BUDGET PROPOSAL BY THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION

The Administration has proposed to eliminate the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program for the fourth consecutive year according to the FY21 budget proposal released today. The National Energy and Utility […]

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That Child is Someone’s Child: Illegal Tobacco Sales to Minors in Philadelphia

By Globe Times Staff | February 21, 2020 | Comments Off on That Child is Someone’s Child: Illegal Tobacco Sales to Minors in Philadelphia

Ryan Coffman, Tobacco Policy and Control Program Manager, Philadelphia Department of Public Health  As the Tobacco Policy and Control Program Manager with the Philadelphia Department of Public Health (PDPH), I […]

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Learning about The New Voting Machines Online videos can prepare voters for the April 28, 2020 primary election

By Ted Behr | February 21, 2020 | Comments Off on Learning about The New Voting Machines Online videos can prepare voters for the April 28, 2020 primary election

A simple 2-minute online video will help new (and regular) voters learn about the new voting machines that they will encounter at the April 28 Primary Election.  On the “home” […]

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