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
A legal brief was recently filed on behalf of the Constitution, Green and Libertarian parties of Pennsylvania, who are fighting for equal access to the state ballot. The brief, filed in the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, challenges the state’s right to force independent candidates kicked off the ballot to pay their opponents’ legal fees, and [...]
The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia has released a map they helped create this summer in collaboration with grad student Tyler Dahlberg, showing Philly bicycle crashes between 2007 and 2012. The map, created with PennDOT statistics, is incredibly interactive, showing specific sites and the number of crashes at each. I was not able to embed it [...]