Philly Inquirer Breaks 3.0/Committee of 70 Lawsuit News


"The Committee of Seventy, along with a political action committee and three candidates, is suing Common Pleas Court President Judge Sheila Woods-Skipper over her inaction in replacing the three city commissioners this election cycle." [...]

The plaintiffs believe that the conflict would occur because the city commissioners would be overseeing an election that asks voters to weigh in on a change in procurement practices that would affect the city commissioners.

“Through her lawyers, she indicated she was not going to act as we had requested,” said Alison Perelman, executive director of Philadelphia 3.0, a political action  committee that along with Committee of Seventy founded the Better Philadelphia Elections Coalition last year."

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