Beth Grossman, the Republican nominee for district attorney, and controversial former Phillies pitcher Curt Schilling spent some time commiserating about billionaire George Soros' backing the Democratic nominee, Larry Krasner. Krasner, 56, has tried to differentiate himself as the true progressive in the May 16 Democratic primary.
Billionaire George Soros has spent about million to elect prosecutors across the country committed to diverting low-level drug users to treatment and opposing the death penalty, among other reforms. For 30 years he has worked as a criminal defense attorney specializing in civil rights.
Each year since the first celebration, the MED Week Celebration has grown to a full week of successful workshops and award luncheons with an ever growing number of sponsors to promote the great accomplishments of minority owned businesses.
So how come only two of Philadelphia's eight DA candidates promise to end capital punishment?
The organizers of the first MED Week activities were Barbara Daniel Cox, former Director of Mayor Wilson Goode’s Women’s Commission and Bilal Abdul Qayyum, Assistant to the Deputy Director of the City Commerce Department.
This event was a three day event concluding with an award luncheon honoring minority owned businesses.
He has earned renown representing activists and protesters, including 400 people arrested during the 2000 Republican National Convention, AIDS activists, and members of Black Lives Matter.
Deni hopes voters will consider her entire career, which includes jobs in the City Solicitor’s office and the Board of Revision of Taxes as well as criminal defense work and 21 years on the bench in her bid for the job.
Nearly 75 percent of CBD marijuana extracts sold online are mislabeled, with many of the products containing little to none of the active ingredient, according to a study helmed by a University of Pennsylvania researcher.