Happy Monday, Feeders! You’ve got one day left to send in those absentee ballots for the Philadelphia primary, so hop to it.
There’s iodine in Philadelphia’s water, but city officials can’t quite figure out where it’s coming from. Carolyn Beeler will check out reports on the levels and what kind of threat they pose.
Tom MacDonald is checking in with moms in Mt. Airy who get sick days at their jobs and are speaking out about the value of having sick days to fall back on.
Karen O’Toole will have more about the latest report on Philadelphia transportation and the use of bikes. Turns out, we’ve got a pretty good thing going with these bike lanes. You can also catch Executive Director of the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia, Alex Doty; Director of Policy and Planning for the Philadelphia Department of Public Health, Giridhar Mallya; and Deputy Mayor for Transportation and Utilities for the City of Philadelphia, Rina Cutler this morning on Radio Times. They’re chatting about bike lanes and commuting.
Lizz Fiedler will be on hand for the 1 p.m. press conference announcing a lawsuit against another Philadelphia priest.
If you’ve been following Dave Davies’ coverage of Philadelphia campaign finance reports, check back in later today. He’ll have updates, corrections and info about who filed late.
The Philadelphia Orchestra is heading back to court today. Peter Crimmins is heading to the court house to talk with the Orchestra’s lawyers, and to some of the Orchestra’s affiliates who are looking for their fair share.
Winners of Philadelphia’s Knight Arts Challenge will be announced tonight. Mayor Michael Nutter will be there as the Knight Foundation honors the grant winners whose projects will enhance their community through some type of art. Peter will have the details.
In New Jersey, Phil Gregory is looking at medical waste dumping laws.
Over on our hyperlocal pages, we’re publishing the questions we asked of the 8th District Council candidates during a debate last month. Check out question No. 1 today: The Northwest has experienced some exodus of middle-class families. As a Councilperson, what in your view are the three most important issues you could work on to stop that exodus?
Feed the Feed: We’ve got a packed news chase today, but we’re always flexible. What do you think we should be covering today?