Biden in Phila. to Promote Stimulus Funds For Police Officers
by Mike Dunn and Tony Hanson
Vice president Joseph Biden and US attorney general Eric Holder were in Philadelphia on Tuesday, discussing federal stimulus funding for law enforcement agencies nationwide.
Governors Edward Rendell of Pennsylvania, Jack Markell of Delaware, Martin O'Malley of Maryland, and Jon Corzine of New Jersey were on hand, along with Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter and Philadelphia police commissioner Charles Ramsey.
Biden (above) and other officials were gathering in Mayor Nutter's official reception room in City Hall to announce the allocation of $1 billion across the country to help municipalities avoid having to lay off police officers.
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