Allen is running for state representative in Pennsylvania’s 188th District,
which includes University City, West and Southwest Philadelphia.
The Science Policy Group, an organization of Penn graduate students from a variety of fields, organized a trip to Capitol Hill on March 26 to lobby for the passage of a bill that would increase NIH funds from $30 billion to $32 billion for fiscal year 2015.
Three Penn students, two Democrats and one Republican, are
running for seats on their respective party’s local ward committees, according to
ward committee leaders.
Even though 1984 Law School graduate John Hanger withdrew from the Democratic gubernatorial primary last week, he believes that his campaign's message had a lasting impact on the dialogue between the candidates.
Former Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and 1984 Law School graduate John Hanger announced Thursday that he would no longer be pursuing the Democratic Party’s nomination for governor.
Only four of 20 seats on the Democratic ward committee - a political group which represents the party on a local level - near Penn are currently filled, and none of them are held by Penn students or faculty.
The proposed plan would place the headquarters at 46th and Market streets.
Two Penn alumni have raised over $1 million each in Pennsylvania's Democratic gubernatorial primary election.
The DP has reached out to several Ukrainian student and faculty members in order to listen to their thoughts on the crisis currently affecting their homeland.
Biden showed strong support for the new Amtrak locomotive as the engine of technological, environmental and economical progress.
The Republican governor proposed $28 million for Penn Vet in his budget, which will have to pass the Republican-held legislature before it is finalized.
Vice President Biden will be giving a speech this Thursday in an event meant to highlight infrastructure investments.
Hanger is a democrat, Penn Law alum and former secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.
With over $600,000 spent on lobbying in 2013, Penn lobbies more any other school in the Ivy League.
Pastor Kevin R. Johnson has been accused of using political influences to get his kids into Penn Alexander School, despite living outside the school’s catchment zone.
A Wharton graduate and Operation Desert Storm veteran says he’s running for Congress.
The Presidential Commission on Election Administration suggests measures to streamline voting processes and increase election efficiency.
Commonwealth Court Judge Bernard L. McGinley issued a permanent injunction Friday that bars the enforcement of a law requiring Pennsylvania residents to produce photo identification in order to vote.
While the $1.1 trillion spending package signed into law by President Barack Obama Friday evening is a step in the right direction for Penn research, it will not solve all the problems caused by sequestration.
Dafan Zhang, an immigrant from China, went from being homeless to running for public office as a state representative for Delaware County.