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Mayor Jim Kenney
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Pat Loeb
May 27, 2020 - 4:07 pm
Mayor Jim Kenney fiercely defended his health commissioner Wednesday, after a bruising City Council budget hearing. When met with backlash from Council members over the commissioner’s pandemic response, Kenney said he is the most “dedicated to public health.” Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
May 27, 2020 - 4:00 am
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney's revised budget continues to get battered by opponents of both the tax increases and service cuts it proposes. And City Council heard a disturbing projection at Tuesday's budget hearing. Read more here.
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Pennsylvania capitol building in Harrisburg
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Tony Romeo
May 26, 2020 - 8:16 pm
Facing a deadline at the end of June to produce a new budget with an uncertain revenue picture caused by the pandemic, the state House Tuesday sent a temporary budget plan to the Senate. Read more here.
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This week's panel includes Sharon Pinkenson, Rebecca Rhynhart, and Danny Simmons.
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Flashpoint
May 24, 2020 - 5:13 pm
This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about Mayor Jim Kenney's proposed budget for Philadelphia. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
May 23, 2020 - 2:17 pm
Philadelphia City Council began hearings this week on Mayor Jim Kenney's budget, which was revised to address a $500 million shortfall in revenue. Read more here.
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Photograph of Philadelphia City Council's budget hearing
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Mike DeNardo
May 20, 2020 - 1:54 pm
School District of Philadelphia leaders are asking City Council to maintain education funding, as it considers Mayor Jim Kenney's revised budget. Council President Darrell Clarke says not to expect a smooth ride. Read more here.
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Movie shoot
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Mark Abrams
May 20, 2020 - 4:00 am
The future of the Greater Philadelphia Film Office could be in jeopardy because the office that supports it has been eliminated in Mayor Jim Kenney’s proposed budget. Read more here.
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Paradigm Gallery and Studio
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Shara Dae Howard
May 08, 2020 - 4:00 am
One South Philadelphia art gallery changed its business model to adapt to survive during the pandemic while bringing it’s community together virtually. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
May 07, 2020 - 3:27 pm
The City of Philadelphia revealed the earliest indication of the coronavirus’ impact on the city budget: April tax collections are down by almost half from a year ago. Read the latest here.
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Philadelphia City Council chambers
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Pat Loeb
May 01, 2020 - 4:54 pm
Philadelphia’s COVID-19 cases continue to decline but the virus’ devastating effect on city finances became clearer Friday as Mayor Jim Kenney submitted a new budget to city council with deep cuts and some tax increases to close a $650 million deficit caused by COVID-19. Read more here.
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