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Students gathered in smaller groups to discuss safe spaces, anti-violence work, and trauma. Photo: Emily Neil / AL DÍA News

In the wake of March for Our Lives and national movement on gun reform, youth examine the causes and effects of gun violence in the city at the PHL Youth Talks event.

Casey apoya medidas de seguridad adicionales para responder a descarrilamiento de trenes

 03/17/2015 - 12:28
During a press conference at Philadelphia’s City Hall, Casey was joined by Councilman Kenyatta Johnson, who introduced a resolution urging new and tougher federal regulations for trains carrying crude oil.

"Es importante que el Gobierno Federal haga su trabajo cuando se trata de asegurar que los trenes que pasan por nuestras comunidades, en caso de un descarrilamiento, tengan un plan de acción preparado", dijo el senador Bob Casey.

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City Coucil approves safer rail resolution

 03/13/2015 - 11:49

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"With the increase of train traffic in Philadelphia, we are flirting with disaster," said Councilman Kenyatta Johnson, who introduced a resolution urging new and tougher federal regulations for trains carrying crude oil.

City Council members unanimously approved the resolution that also calls for safety precautions and emergency response workshops for residents.

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