Pennsylvania’s cast iron pipes need replacing, 40 in violation of Philadelphia Ethics Board

    Good morning, Feeders. Today’s weather is much nicer than yesterday’s, and we’re working on some great stories to complement it. We’ll follow up with Ethics Board and the Public Utilities Commission on two of the bigger stories we’re chasing.

    Dave Davies is on a city beat today, looking into Philadelphia’s five-year plan. He and Meggan Kole will also do some clerical work to find the names of the 40 people facing legal action from the City Ethic Boards for failure to report their political candidacies.

    Susan Philips will check in with PUC and PGW about the timeline to replace Pennsylvania’s and Philadelphia’s deteriorating cast iron gas lines, and PUC’s proposal to include a subsidy to help repair or replace the pipelines.

    Working off two recent hit-and-runs involving a cyclist and a 4-year-old boy, Jen Howard will look into how high the solve rate is on these crashes.

    Peter Crimmins will talk to performers in a play showing now that recounts personal experiences of people dealing with illness and health care issues.

    Taunya English is after more information on a discount dental card endorsed by Chester County’s Department of Health that allows residents without insurance to receive care.

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