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Philadelphia Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw resigns after turbulent three years at the helm

September 5, 2023

BY MARYCLAIRE DALE AND CLAUDIA LAUER PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw will step down this month to help lead a New York-area transit system, the mayor said Tuesday, ending a turbulent three years in which she guided one of the country’s largest police forces through pandemic lockdowns, Black Lives Matter protests and frequent turmoil over race and policing. Outlaw,…

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Biden celebrates unions and job creation during a Philadelphia Labor Day appearance

September 4, 2023

BY FATIMA HUSSEIN PHILADELPHIA (AP) — President Joe Biden, who often says he’s the most pro-union president in history, touted the importance of organized labor and applauded American workers in building the economy during a Labor Day appearance in Philadelphia on Monday. The Democratic president spoke about how the economy is recovering from the crippling coronavirus pandemic and about what…

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School District of Philadelphia releases 2023-2024 COVID protocols

August 29, 2023

From 6abc: PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — The School District of Philadelphia has released its COVID protocols for the 2023-2024 school year. Masking will be optional for students and staff except when determined necessary to fight an outbreak. Those who have been exposed to COVID will be encouraged to wear a mask for 10 days. Students who test…

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Help protect your kids when school begins with free COVID-19 test kits

August 25, 2023

Summer vacation isn’t over yet, but as we approach the hectic back-to-school rush, we want to put something other than school supplies on every parent’s radar – COVID-19 tests. They’re free through the Health Department’s Pediatric Partnerships team in time for the start of the school year. While the nation’s Public Health Emergency ended in…

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August 24, 2023

“Every tenant in Philadelphia deserves notice of the date and time of an impending lockout. The landlord-tenant officer’s proposal to provide notice to tenants only upon request does not address widespread, grave concerns about tenants being surprised at their door by armed private contractors who allow only ten minutes before locking families out of their…

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City launches guaranteed income pilot-study for E-TANF beneficiaries in Philadelphia

August 18, 2023

The Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity (CEO) today announced the launch of Guaranteed Resources Optimize Wellbeing (GROW), a pilot study that aims to understand how additional financial resources can improve economic mobility for people who receive Extended-TANF (E-TANF) in Philadelphia. E-TANF beneficiaries are parents who have received TANF benefits for at least 60 months…

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