Rendell’s first issue to tackle

"Probably education, improving the [Philadelphia public] schools."

Brian Barrish,
Front and Porter streets

"I’d like to see him try to get the wage tax down in the city."

Gerald Williams,
2600 block Federal Street

"See if maybe he can help with the school situation."

De Tisdale,
1800 block S. 19th Street

"Work out the school system in Philadelphia."

Charles Felix,
Philadelphia Naval Shipyard

"Property-tax reform, that’s the biggest thing. How are you going to lower property taxes and not raise income taxes?"

John Partain,
13th Street and Moyamensing Avenue

"Schools, trying to improve education for the kids."

Charles MacMillan,
2800 block S. Darien Street