D.C.’s effort is notable because many cities are similarly grappling with how to design and pay for water infrastructure generally.
The number of older adults (65+) in Pennsylvania reached 2.1 million in 2014—that’s one in six people—making it the fifth-highest in the United States.
In the past few years the number of older adults in Pennsylvania grew at twice the rate of the total population to reach 2.1 million, the fifth highest in the U.S.
Patrick Harker, who takes over July 1 as president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, had some advantages over his rivals for the job.
Between a Rock and a Hard Place: How Failure to Enact Immigration Reform Impacts Law Enforcement Relations Between Localities and the Federal Government
Last week, Mayor Michael Nutter of Philadelphia signed an executive order limiting the cooperation of the city’s law enforcement agency with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement on detainers—requests to hold individuals in custody for immigration enforcement. In doing so, Philadelphia joined many other jurisdictions across the country that have enacted such policies in the last several years
The Bipartisan Policy Center’s (BPC) Commission on Political Reform encouraged Americans to engage in public service and reached out to Americans through an online photo contest to see how citizens serve their communities. We asked participants to answer the question:…
Earlier this week, BPC’s Commission on Political Reform convened in Philadelphia, in view of Independence Hall where our nation’s founders drafted the Constitution 226 summers ago, to discuss public service in America.