To put the facts on the table about a $1.86 billion deal to sell the Philadelphia Gas Works, the non-partisan Committee of Seventy today urged Philadelphia City Council to hold a public hearing before its summer recess.       Read More...

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With the May 20 primary election two weeks away, Seventy encourages voters to call the 1-866-OUR VOTE Hotline if they have questions about elections and voting procedures. Read More...

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Seventy expressed relief that a U.S. Supreme Court ruling issued today does not impact caps on contributions to most candidates elected by Philadelphia voters. Read More...

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The Committee of Seventy today urged the Pennsylvania General Assembly to quickly allow for the creation of an independent counsel to conduct a fair and non-partisan investigation into a dismissed three-year sting operation that allegedly captured on tape four state Representatives taking money from an undercover informant. Read More...

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The Committee of Seventy today urged Governor Corbett not to appeal a Commonwealth Court decision striking down a law requiring all voters to show photo identification at polling places. Read More...

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