Friday, May 03, 2013
Great Plant Auction
This lively event, featuring both a silent and live auction, is a plant lover’s dream! Enjoy wine and hors d'oeuvres as Phipps Garden Center in Mellon Park transforms into an auction house for rare, unique and newly introduced trees, shrubs and tropical plants, as well as garden accessories. Learn more at phipps.conservatory.org.
Pennsylvania U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey is urging immediate action be taken against Philadelphia and other sanctuary cities for not cooperating with federal immigration authorities. Toomey named recent Philadelphia criminals allegedly entering the country illegally but the city refused to alert Immigration and Customs agents. The Senator wants to withhold federal community block grants from sanctuary cities, 39 million of went to Philadelphia in 2015. Philadelphia Mayor Kenney responded calling it bad policy to turn local cops into agents as police investigations often rely on the cooperation of undocumented residents.
Should Pennsylvania join Michigan in their injunction to halt Green Party candidate Jill Stein from conducting a presidential recount?