Pennsylvania’s Liberal Lion
And passionate check up on President Trump’s policies on medical care, immigration together with spending plan. Quotable: “When Trump and Republicans had been advertising the decimation of Medicaid and offering the store to your super-rich, that became a supply of outrage in my situation. ” Priorities: working together with Congress on fighting a “lack of wage growth” into the middle-income group. Challenge: Winning 2018 reelection in a continuing declare that narrowly voted for Trump.
Crowning Achievement: By donating the Inquirer and linked news properties up to a nonprofit in 2016, previous cable magnate H.F. “Gerry” Lenfest (above kept) offered our paper of record the chance that is best of survival it is had in years. Latest Triumph: The Lenfest Institute for Journalism — a laboratory for future-proofing the news that is local — recently announced its first $2 million in grants. By the Numbers: Lenfest and their spouse, Marguerite, have actually distributed $1.3 billion since 2000. Next Generation: All three Lenfest kids — Diane, Chase (center) and Brook (right) — have their foundations that are own. And Chase’s Prime Wellness just scored a license to develop marijuana that is medical.
The Establishment’s Worst Nightmare
Latest Triumph: Despite being loathed by Bob Brady’s Democratic machine, this dogged City Councilwoman keeps racking up legislative victories: Her bill to assist bad Philadelphians spend their water bills went into impact come early july.