For both Wolf and Fetterman the loudest cheers were reserved for their remarks surrounding healthcare - this issue will certainly be front and center as the country heads into the 2020 presidential elections.
Governor Tom Wolf
En la actualidad, en Estados Unidos hay 2,2 millones de personas encerradas en prisiones y cárceles de todo el país. Una cifra que ha aumentado en un 500 por ciento en los últimos 40 años, gracias, en gran parte, a la guerra contra las drogas y a la sentencia mínima obligatoria.
There are 2.2 million people locked up in prisons and jails around the country. This number has risen by 500 percent over the last 40 years, thanks in large part to the war on drugs and mandatory minimum sentences.
Should New Jersey and New York legalize cannabis in the near future, and yield successful results from doing so, Pennsylvania may be primed to follow suit.
“The redistricting process should ensure every citizen’s voice is heard in our democratic process,” Governor Wolf said in a statement.
“Varias ciudades alrededor del país hemos aprendido a explorar y a crear nuestras propias soluciones, así como a reforzar el mensaje de que, sin importar de dónde vienes o cómo llegaste aquí, eres bienvenido”, dijo el alcalde Jim Kenney.
“Cities around the country have learned to navigate and develop our own solutions, and reinforce the message that you are welcome here, no matter where you came from or how you got here,” Mayor Jim Kenney said.
A recently announced contract to house unaccompanied children in North Philadelphia, as well as President Trump’s stated intention to bring an end to birthright citizenship, were among demonstrators’ concerns.
The week-long free program, to be held in Harrisburg in August, was established by Governor Wolf and Secretary of Banking and Securities Robin L. Wiessman to encourage more young people to enter the banking industry throughout Pennsylvania.
Braddock Mayor John Fetterman, candidate for lieutenant governor of Pennsylvania, sat down with AL DÍA News to discuss establishing a larger platform for his progressive policies.
The Chilean and American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Philadelphia held its 20th Annual Friend of Chile Awards Luncheon on Friday.
A more than decade-long project has finally come to fruition
As Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale went on record saying that allowing - and taxing - recreational marijuana could help the state find money to close its budget gap, one has to wonder if the same could be applied to the city of Philadelphia.
Si New Jersey y New York legalizan el cannabis en un futuro cercano y de forma exitosa, Pensilvania podría ser la siguiente.
Animal cruelty isn't getting treated lightly anymore.
The state budget is still in flux.
Bonuses from the DNC are under scrutiny by Governor Wolf.
“Siempre he dicho que soy el presidente. En declaraciones públicas...con mis compañeros comisionados, etc. Me parece que hoy sigo siéndolo porque en cuestiones legales, el gobernador no tenía el poder de sustituirme”, dijo Bill Green en conferencia de prensa.
Bill Green announced earlier today that he is suing Governor Tom Wolf in an effort to get back his post as Chairman of the School Reform Commission.
Governor Tom Wolf announced today the first phase of a new tracking website, known as GO-TIME
"No hay mejor momento para trabajar con este panel. Con el aumento gradual de las negociaciones presupuestarias, estoy ansiosa por trabajar con mis colegas para ayudar a poner Pensilvania en un camino hacia el éxito fiscal", dijo Acosta.
“There really isn’t a better time to start work on this panel. With budget negotiations ramping up, I am eager to work with my colleagues to help put Pennsylvania back on a path of fiscal success,” Acosta said.