Josh Shapiro, the 44-year-old who now holds the title of 50th Attorney General of Pennsylvania, has just celebrated his first anniversary as the incumbent. Here’s a review of his time so far in office (through his eyes).
Governor Tom Wolf signed a public health Statewide Disaster Declaration today, initiating a concerted effort to fight against the pernicious opioid epidemic. This is the first-ever official proclamation to be made regarding the issue in Pennsylvania, but not the first time that the State has addressed it. What changes now?
Faced with the need to declare a public health emergency due to the opioid epidemic, the US president again makes mistakes and attributes to drug traffickers the blame for the opioid crisis.
Ante la necesidad de declarar una emergencia de salud pública por la epidemia de opioides, el presidente estadounidense vuelve a cometer errores de juicio y atribuye al narcotráfico la culpa de la crisis de opioides.
Mexican-American musician and activist Alejandro Escovedo elucidates on his immigrant roots, his take on the government, his brush with death, and how the stories he feels compelled to compose transcend the genre of rock and roll. Escovedo will be strumming alongside Texan legend Joe Ely at Ardmore Music Hall on August 19th, 2017.
Days before the deadline set by the City of Philadelphia and Conrail, the drug infested landfill also known as Gurney street is still providing a home to opioid users throughout the city.
El drama que muchas mujeres viven en los burdeles de Ciudad Juárez visto por el lente de la artista hispana Ada Trillo.
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.
Artist Ada Luisa Trillo’s latest exhibit, photographs in the brothels of Juarez, Mexico, examines how women become entangled in sex work and what can be done to get them where they want to be.
The recent announcement that City Hall and Conrail cut a deal to cleanup the notorious heroin corridor along a section of railroad track running through Philadelphia’s Fairhill and West Kensington communities is welcomed removal of a dangerous blight that’s festered for nearly two decades.
Two days after another Trump Administration official made another astoundingly inaccurate assertion about the dangers of marijuana, Ricardo Rivera gave a group of Temple University students a poignant account about the powers of pot.
As Nikki Johnson-Huston was click-clacking her heels to get to her office on 15th and Market, she suddenly craved a steaming cup of Wawa coffee to get her through the 9-to-5 grind.
As part of his anti-drug strategy, Trump is defending the construction of the controversial wall along the border with Mexico and increasing deportations to expel drug traffickers and criminals.
Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly spoke Friday about the efforts shared with Mexico to halt illegal migration and drug trafficking, after acknowledging that his country's insatiable appetite for those substances causes problems on both sides of the border.
While one side experiences a rapid makeover, the other is still dodging bullets in a notorious drug market.