- Inspector General to be made independent of the mayor, and given broader powers to look into possible corruption in more parts of government.
- The vacant lot on South Broad (frequent home of Circ du Soleil shows) may get a spiffy new development, that is if the neighbors don't try to block any progress whatsoever. I look forward to hearing what PhillySkyline thinks of these plans.
- Ben Waxman thinks Philly needs its own Americorps-style program to harness the energy of youth.
- There's a bill in the state legislature to protect gays from job discrimination. Better late than never.