Blondell Reynolds Brown

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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Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown has withdrawn as a co-sponsor of the bill to reduce the sweetened beverage tax.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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Flashpoint
March 16, 2019 - 10:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about the age of consent. In recent months, the “Surviving R. Kelly” and “Finding Neverland” documentaries highlighted allegations of sexual assault and abuse of...
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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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Philadelphia City Hall
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Pat Loeb
November 01, 2018 - 4:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia City Council got legislation Thursday that its sponsor says would strengthen the city's hate crime law. Councilman Bobby Henon introduced a bill expanding the definition of who is protected under Philadelphia's hate crime legislation. He said older...
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A water main manhole cover on pavement.
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Pat Loeb
October 30, 2018 - 2:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Over the next two days, every Philadelphia water customer will be receiving a postcard about a new insurance option that will cover the pipes between their homes and the water department mains. City officials are fully behind the effort, which was spearheaded by...
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Flashpoint
October 27, 2018 - 10:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- This week on a very special edition of Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about "Women Who Work" in front of a live studio audience at the KYW Newsradio Broadcast Center. According to the Pew Center, 256 women...
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