Posts tagged Campaign financing
Who Runs Philly Part 12: The FOP Conundrum

This week, we take a look at the Fraternal Order of Police, a political powerhouse that lobbies on behalf of the city’s bloated and corrupt police force. From private bars to six figure salaries, Lodge 5 of the Fraternal Order of Police has been working to preserve Philadelphia’s history of state violence and white supremacy through its related organizations since its founding in 1939.

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Hey Big Spender: The Parking Lot King of Philadelphia

In 2017, Joseph Zuritsky donated over $22,500 to members of City Council. He was the 8th largest donor over all and the 2nd largest individual donor behind outdoor advertising executive Dominic Cipollini. In a city well known for “pay to play” politics, who is this guy and what does he want?

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