The fraud rate on welfare programs is two to three percent—much lower than most opponents would think. It’s worth making strides to further reduce that fraud rather than punish the other 97 percent for the sins of others.
I’ve worked both with and without school librarians, and I can tell you that there is a big difference between a paraprofessional, a LIMA, an aide or an eager volunteer, and a trained professional librarian.
The track serves importance in the history of Philadelphia’s trolleys, especially with the 23 being North America’s longest trolley line, spanning 12 miles from Chestnut Hill to Oregon Avenue. We need to keep the tracks
Maybe you heard: While a guest on the Bill O’Reilly Fox News program on Thursday, former Pennsylvania Senator and presidential candidate Rick Santorum compared South African Apartheid to Obamacare. Apartheid was the system of racial segregation in South Africa that the late Nelson Mandela, who died on Thursday before the O’Reilly program, spent his life fighting [...]
In what may signal the end of one particular political and micro-societal fight in a section of the city, City Council voted to override Mayor Nutter’s veto of a bill requiring new medical offices to get zoning variance before opening in two Northeast Philadelphia districts. The bill was brought up as a reactionary measure against Healing [...]