Another Reason to Vote From Home
A Democratic committee person pled guilty last week to stuffing the ballot box in three recent elections. Mail-in-voting, Philly 3.0’s engagement editor notes, would keep that from happening again
The Disappearing Generation
Thousands of the Greatest Generation have died from Covid-19 this spring. This Memorial Day, we catch up with—and thank—a local 95-year-old World War II vet
The Fix: Is Now The Time to Go Softer On Public Corruption?
A ballot question amends the charter’s ban on political activity. Is there evidence that, left to their own devices, our political players will make good government choices?
Guest Commentary: Test. Open. Recover.
A soon-to-be Princeton grad and local resident calls on Gov. Wolf to use his powers to make testing more widely available. The state depends on it
WATCH: Six Things We Learned About AG Josh Shapiro
The state’s highest-ranking law enforcement official got real last night during a virtual chat with The Citizen, in partnership with Fitler Club
Guest Commentary: Fund Housing. Save Lives.
Mayor Kenney has proposed slashing the Housing Trust Fund. A longtime affordable housing advocate on why that could mean disaster—for all of us
Can We Talk This Over?
City Controller Rebecca Rhynhart released an alternative to Mayor Kenney’s revised tax-and-cut budget. Will City Council listen?
Ideas We Should Steal: Mailing Ballots to Every Voter
California Gov. Gavin Newsom ordered ballots be sent to all his state’s registered voters for the general election. Why don’t we do that here?