This new episode, already branded by the Philadelphia Inquirer as the “Cruz Vs Quiñónez-Sánchez Battle for the Barrio,” is now obviously a Battle for the entire City.
This new episode, already branded by the Philadelphia Inquirer as the “Cruz Vs Quiñones-Sánchez Battle for the Barrio,” is now obviously a Battle for the entire City.
“The Fair Work Week and Minimum Wage bills will go a long way to ensuring that our hard-working residents have the dignity of stable employment and a steady schedule,” Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney said in a press release.
La concejala Helen Gym asegura que era importante que Filadelfia tomara la delantera en la aprobación tanto de la Semana laboral justa como de los proyectos de ley sobre el salario mínimo.
Calling it an “economic dignity package,” Councilwoman Helen Gym said it was important that Philadelphia took the lead in passing both the Fair Workweek and minimum wage bills.
“Many in our immigrant communities are understandably concerned about their futures. These efforts are just part of the City’s work to reassure them that Philadelphia is, and will remain, a Welcoming City,” Office of Immigrant Affairs Director Miriam Enriquez said in a press release.
The bill, introduced by City Councilwoman Helen Gym in June, would require the city’s largest corporations to give workers advance schedule notice.
La miembro del Concejo Municipal Helen Gym se sentó con AL DÍA para discutir su propuesta de legislación sobre la semana laboral justa, los ID municipales, el cierre del Centro de Detención de Berks y otros muchos asuntos.
City Councilmember Helen Gym sat down with AL DÍA to discuss her proposed fair work week legislation, city municipal IDs, shutting down the Berks Detention Center, and more.
Philadelphia City Councilman Derek Green credits the barrier breaking Latino lawyer and jurist Nelson Diaz as one of his key mentors.
New Jersey U.S. Senator Cory Booker introduced a measure recently on marijuana that could dramatically improve the lives of thousands of blacks and Latinos in the Philadelphia region if fully implemented, letter and spirit.
Disappointment is how Louis Cruz described his reaction to the closed door he encountered when he sought work for his company on the project City Hall and Conrail proudly announced recently to cleanup a section of railroad tracks in West Kensington where a filthy heroin abuse corridor has festered for nearly twenty years.
Most damaging acts of cyber aggression have not been 'acts of war' according to the rigid standards of international law. Thus governments and international organisations struggle to prescribe an effective response to cyber actions -- even as they continue to cause grave economic, social, and political harm, Oxford expert says.
La prohibición de las ciudades santuario no se hará efectiva sin una lucha de por medio. Esta vez el campo de batalla es Dallas (Texas).
On Tuesday, Tucson City Council voted unanimously to oppose President Trump’s proposed border wall and prevent the city from doing business with companies that agree to work on the wall.
Si bien, el aumento de la participación ciudadana en las elecciones primarias de Filadelfia este año es un avance, no merece aplausos.asi
The same week that America’s federal government plunged deeper into a governance crisis from misconduct by President Trump and members of his professed Law-&-Order administration, many Philadelphians took a big step towards restoring the vitality of democracy with their participation in the primary election.
The new law ratified by Gov. Greg Abbott allows law enforcement officers to ask legally detained or arrested people for their the immigration status and punishes officials who refuse to cooperate with federal immigration agencies, including ICE.
What is the value of black and brown bodies to the city of Philadelphia? Local groups in the city hope to show just that on May 1st.
Michael Untermeyer is being questioned for a previous political ad he ran while running as a republican.
Retired Harvard Law School professor Alan Dershowitz would tell his students the oft-repeated secret to good lawyering.
“When the law is on your side,” Dershowitz would say, “pound the law into the table. When the facts are on your side, pound the facts into the table. And when neither the law nor the facts are on your side, just pound the table.”
How raising money may be most members of City Council's part-time job.
De todas las cosas interesantes que se sucedieron en el Ayuntamiento de la Ciudad ayer, dos parecen ser las más importantes para la comunidad (la agenda completa puede leerse aquí). Primero, la Concejal María Quiñones-Sánchez presentó una resolución reconociendo y celebrando el Mes de la Herencia Hispana, que va desde el 15 de septiembre hasta el 15 de octubre.
“Muchos en nuestras comunidades inmigrantes están comprensiblemente preocupados por su futuro. Estos esfuerzos son solo parte del trabajo de la Ciudad para asegurarles que Filadelfia es, y seguirá siendo, una ciudad acogedora”, dijo la directora de la OIA, Miriam Enríquez, en un comunicado de prensa.