Jamila Johnson

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Republican House Rules: How the GOP Confirmed Gorsuch

 04/07/2017 - 14:31
Judge Gorsuch has been confirmed to the Supreme Court to replace Justice Scalia, a move that was the result of bulldozing politics by the senate GOP. Photo courtesy: Creative Commons Wikimedia.
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GOP Senate forces a win in Supreme Court nomination.

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Friday, April 7, 2017 - 2:15pm
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Judge Gorsuch has been confirmed to the Supreme Court to replace Justice Scalia, a move that was the result of bulldozing politics by the senate GOP. Photo courtesy: Creative Commons Wikimedia.

The quest for wage equality in Philly takes a hit

 04/06/2017 - 17:46
The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia is holding on to its promise and suing the city for the wage equality law.

​Former DA Lynne Abraham is protecting her throne

 04/06/2017 - 13:21
Lynne Abraham is suing Seth Williams saying he can't legally practice law and therefore can't hold the District Attorney seat.

You can still be fired for being gay - legally

 04/06/2017 - 10:42
The U.S. Supreme Court may have to decide if the Civil Rights Act of 1964 will protect LGBT workers from employer discrimination. 
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A ruling in the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has prompted new discussions of workplace protection of LGBT employees.

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Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 9:45am
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The U.S. Supreme Court may have to decide if the Civil Rights Act of 1964 will protect LGBT workers from employer discrimination. 

PA House Representative- Elect Emilio Vazquez can't get too comfortable

 04/05/2017 - 17:30
Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro is now investigating the 197th district election.
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Accusations of electioneering and voter fraud are surrounding the win of Emilio Vazquez for the 197th District special election.

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Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 5:15pm
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Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro is now investigating the 197th district election.

Philadelphia’s High Stakes Musical Chairs

 04/04/2017 - 13:55
City Council Members at hearing.

​City controller issues $200,000 bill to local officials

 04/03/2017 - 13:53
City Controller Alan Butkovitz wants Mayor Nutter and other city officials to account for over $200,000 in "questionable spending."

Philadelphia Art Museum to add 23,000 sq ft

 04/03/2017 - 12:23
The Philadelphia Museum of Art is adding 23,000 square feet of gallery space for a revamped art museum. 
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The construction has begun. Philadelphia Museum of Art’s core project, designed by starchitect Frank Gehry, held a groundbreaking ceremony today. 

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Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 1:30pm
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The Philadelphia Museum of Art is adding 23,000 square feet of gallery space for a revamped art museum. 

Philly immigrant entrepreneurs look to the future

 03/29/2017 - 19:05
Pedro Ramos, President and CEO of the Philadelphia Foundation, speaks at the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia's event. 
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Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia recognizes top entrepreneurs and gives your start-up pioneers advice. 

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 10:30am
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Pedro Ramos, President and CEO of the Philadelphia Foundation, speaks at the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia's event. 

When the poor rob the poor, who profits?

 03/29/2017 - 17:56
Protesters gather in City Council Chambers.

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Jamila Johnson

A graduate of Temple University, Jamila Johnson studied Advertising Copywriting. After spending three years writing advertising copy for small businesses throughout the tri-state, she decided to dedicate her love of the written word to covering the news throughout the city. In her free time she reads a lot of books, and visits various restaurants throughout the city.