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Interview: Ellen Kaplan, Committee of Seventy policy director

Ellen Mattleman Kaplan was a worthy interview for a number of reasons. Since April 2005 she has been the vice president and policy director of the Committee of Seventy, the country’s premiere urban political oversight group since 1904. In 1999, … Continue reading

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The Committee of Seventy: a century-old political watchdog

Tomorrow I am interviewing Ellen Kaplan, vice president and policy director for the Committee of Seventy, and it occurred to me that it is worth posting just on the organization. Seventy, a nonpartisan, nonprofit political group, has been a self-proclaimed … Continue reading

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Interview: Fred Voigt, Committee of Seventy former executive director

I shared lunch with Fred Voigt, the longtime executive director of the Committee of Seventy, today. Photo courtesy of Chestnut Hill Local, a community newspaper in northwest Philadelphia.

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