Aug 6, 2015
Cleveland and Philadelphia gear up for Republican and Democratic national conventions.
Jul 3, 2015
Just in time for the Democratic National Convention ... and the pope.
Feb 27, 2015
Local governments are watching the impasse over Homeland Security funding.
Jan 16, 2015
You Can't Change Where You're From
Dec 22, 2014
A Macy's parade of music, thanks to the talents of an organist and a gigantic 110-year-old instrument.
Aug 21, 2014
Some districts that cut bus service during the recession haven't brought it back.
Apr 24, 2013
Tech has never just been about Silicon Valley, and Philadelphia wants the world to know that.
Mar 8, 2013
Last night, the city of Philadelphia approved efforts to close 23 public schools, about 10 percent of the city’s total, because they are underused and the city says they costs too much to keep up. The closures are part of a national trend brought on by more kids going to private and charter schools and public budget cuts.
Dec 20, 2012
Since 2010, the courts of Philadelphia have embarked on a massive debt collection from ex-offenders. It’s an attempt to collect on $1.5 billion in old fees, fines and forfeited bail owed to the criminal justice system.
Oct 31, 2012
The city of Philadelphia is getting back to business this morning. Schools and city government are up and running, as are trains and buses. What are the costs of getting the city up and running again after Sandy?