Guest Commentary: Mayoral Candidates, Stop the Public Education Platitudes
Voters deserve to know how the next Mayor of Philadelphia will build the new Board of Education — and, a longtime education advocate says, how they’ll hold that board accountable
Arena? What Arena?
Former mayors Rendell and Street say the fate of a new Sixers arena should be left to the next Mayor and Council. But do the mayoral candidates want any part of it?
A New Reality for Pennsylvania Republicans
The state’s GOP has taken a lot of hits over the last few years. A local Republican wonders if his party can adapt
LISTEN: How to Really Run a City — and be Bipartisan
On episode 4 of The Citizen’s podcast, hosts Michael Nutter, Kasim Reed and Larry Platt talk with Republican OKC Mayor David Holt, who models pragmatism like no other leader today
Mystery Shopper: Being a Poll Worker in Philadelphia
Wondering what it’s like to be a poll worker for an election in Philadelphia? In the latest installment of our Mystery Shopper column, a local student shares his experience.
Who’s Running for Philadelphia City Council?
We’ve got your list of primary incumbents and challengers for City Council right here.
Lessons from Chicago
Paul Vallas’ primary defeat of Lori Lightfoot — Paul Vallas! — holds many object lessons for mayoral candidates in Philadelphia
Mystery Shopper: Registering to Vote in Pennsylvania
How hard is it for a first-time voter to register in PA? In the latest installment of our Mystery Shopper column, a Philly student finds out