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Bellevue Bulletin 10/18/2019

Bellevue Bulletin 10/18/2019

Welcome back to your weekly update from Bellevue Strategies! This week in state news: Pennsylvania is leading the nation in student loan debt. Jennifer O’Mara, a freshman state representative from Delaware County, attended the new Student Debt Caucus in the state House on Wednesday, located at Cabrini University in Radnor. The issue in question was, ... Read More
 
Bellevue Bulletin 10/11/19

Bellevue Bulletin 10/11/19

Welcome back to your weekly update from Bellevue! First up this week from the state is a new survey of Pennsylvania’s voters on a controversial issue: gerrymandering. Franklin and Marshall College’s Center for Opinion Research,  in partnership with Fair Districts PA, conducted a study on how they feel about state legislative district determinations. The results? ... Read More
 
Bellevue Bulletin, 10/04/19

Bellevue Bulletin, 10/04/19

Welcome back to your weekly update from Bellevue! First up in Philadelphia this week, the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office has made the statement that they have dramatically reduced the pursuit of retail theft cases, and it’s true – this year the office has charged 268 people for that offense, down from more than 1,900 through ... Read More
 
Bellevue Bulletin 09/27/2019

Bellevue Bulletin 09/27/2019

Happy autumn and welcome back to your weekly update by Bellevue! First up this week is the news that almost everyone has heard by now: the U.S. House has moved to begin an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump. Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf said Wednesday that he supports the impeachment proceedings, but that he hasn’t ... Read More
 
Bellevue Bulletin 09/20/2019

Bellevue Bulletin 09/20/2019

It’s not quite feeling like fall yet, but everything is back in full swing either way! Welcome back to your weekly update from Bellevue. To start, a global, youth-led demonstration kicked off at 11 a.m. today at Philadelphia City Hall, and all across the world, as thousands of people have walked out of school and ... Read More
 
Bellevue Bulletin: 09/13/2019

Bellevue Bulletin: 09/13/2019

Welcome back to your weekly update from Bellevue Strategies! The biggest news across the state this week is something that seems a long time coming: seventeen people across the state of Pennsylvania are believed to have “lung diseases associated with vaping,” according to the PA Department of Health. Another 20 cases are currently being investigated, ... Read More
 
Bellevue Bulletin 08/30/2019

Bellevue Bulletin 08/30/2019

It’s Friday and that means it’s time for your weekly update from Bellevue Strategies! News comes from the Keystone Research Center that Pennsylvania employment wages are going up, along with employment – but no everyone is benefitting. The Research Center finds that for black Pennsylvanians, the unemployment rate is more than twice that of their ... Read More
 
Bellevue Bulletin 08/23/2019

Bellevue Bulletin 08/23/2019

It’s Friday and that means it’s time for your weekly update from Bellevue Strategies! First up in Philadelphia news is Mayor Kenney’s new city office, aimed at coordinating service for formerly incarcerated people who are returning to their communities. The office plans to consolidate a number of previously existing, but separate, programs to develop and ... Read More
 
Bellevue Bulletin 08/16/2019

Bellevue Bulletin 08/16/2019

Welcome back and Happy Friday! Here’s what we’ve got for you this week: If you haven’t yet heard, there was an intense hostage situation at Broad Street and Erie on Wednesday evening, resulting in six Philadelphia police officers being rushed to Temple University hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner and Police Commissioner ... Read More
 
Bellevue Bulletin 08/09/2019

Bellevue Bulletin 08/09/2019

We’re moving into the final month of summer, but the fun’s not done. Welcome back to your weekly update from Bellevue! First up this week: we all know that this summer’s weather has been a little on the unpredictable side, and there are a lot of supposed reasons for it floating around. But, what happens ... Read More