Camden announces crime-fighting law, McGeehan wants Ackerman out

    Good morning, Feeders! We’re kicking off this bright, sunny day with a plan from the Pennsylvania Senate Democratic leaders to save the state $1.14 billion and a move by Rep. Mike McGeehan to oust School District of Philadelphia Superintendent Arlene Ackerman.


    Lizz Fiedler will be at the 10 a.m. press conference where the Democrats will reveal their plans. Meanwhile, Tom MacDonald will bring us the latest from today’s City Council meeting and McGeehan’s afternoon call for Ackerman’s termination.

    This afternoon, Lizz will be in Camden where officials will talk about new legislation to combat drug-related, which effectively creates a restraining order to keep criminals away from their crime scenes and drug corners.

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    N.J. Gov. Chris Christie is pushing to move the state’s presidential primary to June. Phil Gregory will take a look at the motives and support behind the initiative.

    The Maurice Sendak mural is ready. Peter Crimmins will share the latest on the mural by the children’s author, which was carted here on 1,000 pounds of wall from New York. It’s been undergoing restoration at the Rosenbach Museum.

    Look for these stories and more today on NewsWorks, as well as some features we’re preparing for the weekend. Feed the Feed to tell us what you want to see on NewsWorks.

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