The quartet of mayoral candidates who attended Saturday’s Pennsylvania Working Families forum at the Arch Street United Methodist Church discussed issues including police stop-and-frisk measures and raising the minimum wage.
NewsWorks was there, too, so check out the story (with photo gallery) via this link.
Other campaign happenings/coverage from the past several days include …
— What weighs against Doug Oliver’s chances for victory? Practically everything.
— Here’s a Philadelphia Business Journal story about an event last week in which Lynne Abraham, Nelson Diaz, Jim Kenney and Doug Oliver “grilled a panel of business experts … as part of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce’s Roadmap for Growth campaign. They asked how they should attract business to the city and encourage innovation.”
— Farah Jiminez’s essay in the Inquirer examines the importance of the next mayor having “a congenial and influential relationship with Council, generally, and its president, in particular.”
— Phil Goldsmith: “The objective of campaigning is to get one more vote than the person in second place. The objective of governing is to solve problems in order to make Philadelphia a better place to live, work, and visit.”