Daily Dec Roundup – Feb. 10th, 2015

 

Image: Technical.ly Philly

Image: Technical.ly Philly

 

 

Why the next mayor of Philadelphia must double down on open data

Mark Headd, Technical.ly Philly

– In a Jan. 20 opinion piece in the Philadelphia Inquirer, former Nutter administration official Terry Gillen called on candidates in this year’s Mayoral election to make ethics reform a key part of their platforms, to “prevent city government from backsliding into corruption.”

 

 

Mayoral candidate Kenney rips Williams over Philadelphia School Partnership donors

David Gambacorta, Daily News

– Former City Councilman Jim Kenney today lashed out at fellow Democratic mayoral candidate state Sen. Anthony Williams over Williams’ stance on a $25 million donation the Philadelphia School Partnership has offered to make to the School District of Philadelphia, in the name of boosting the number of charter schools in the city. He also questioned money Williams has received from political action committees.

 

 

Education advocate Helen Gym begins run for City Council

Kevin McCorry, Newsworks

– One of Philadelphia’s most recognizable education advocates has announced her candidacy for City Council.

 

 

Everything Pennsylvania Governor Wolf did in the last two weeks

Holly Otterbein, Philly Mag/Citified

– He met with everyone from Mayor Nutter to the POTUS. Will open records advocates be satisfied?

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