Blondell Reynolds Brown

Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
October 10, 2019 - 4:00 am
Three Philadelphia City Councilmembers will be retiring in December but none of them will be getting the controversial six-figure payments from the city's deferred retirement program.
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Advocates wait for Philadelphia City Council to pass a long-awaited bill that will require all rental properties in the city to be certified lead-safe by April 2022.
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Pat Loeb
September 26, 2019 - 3:36 pm
Philadelphia City Council Thursday passed a long-awaited bill that will require all rental properties in the city to be certified lead-safe by April 2022. The bill generated controversy while it was being debated, but it passed unanimously.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
September 19, 2019 - 4:00 am
A clash is brewing over a controversial bill in Philadelphia City council that would require every rental unit built before 1978 to be lead safe.
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Philadelphia Health Commissioner Tom Farley.
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Pat Loeb
September 13, 2019 - 4:00 am
Beginning this weekend, chain restaurants in Philadelphia will have to display warning labels on menu items with high sodium levels.
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Pat Loeb
June 13, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia City Council Committee passed a bill last March that would provide sweeping protection from lead poisoning for children living in rental housing. But the bill's sponsor still has not let the bill come up for a final vote, and advocates are getting...
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PHILADELPHIA, PA - JULY 24: Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney participates in a walk-through at the Wells Fargo Center July 24, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Democratic National Convention opens July 25.
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Pat Loeb
May 22, 2019 - 4:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney has to have a good relationship with City Council to get things done. So are the three likely new members elected in Tuesday's Democratic primary likely to impact that relationship? Kenney doesn't think so. After winning the Democratic...
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Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown has withdrawn as a co-sponsor of the bill to reduce the sweetened beverage tax.
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Pat Loeb
March 21, 2019 - 5:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia City Council passed a resolution to study the impact of the soda tax Thursday, but not before heated debate among council members as the tax remains a volatile subject in council. While several soda tax supporters said they were voting for the study...
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Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown
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Pat Loeb
January 18, 2019 - 4:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown announced Friday she will not run for re-election, creating a slot for one of the dozens of candidates running for an at-large seat on City Council. The councilwoman gathered family, friends and colleagues for what...
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Pat Loeb
December 08, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — An unusual vote in this week's City Council session surrounding a bill aimed at Big Pharma's role in the opioid crisis revealed a rift among the normally unified Democrats on council. The bill would require drug sales reps to register with the city, wear ID when...
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Philadanco made a stop at the Kimmel Center.
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Antionette Lee
November 18, 2018 - 12:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — For nearly 50 years, Philadanco has held an internationally recognized legacy of breaking barriers and building bridges across cultural divides through providing opportunities to dancers of color. The contemporary dance company rarely performs in its hometown, but...
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