City Government

Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
January 16, 2020 - 4:00 am
The city of Philadelphia is projecting that it will spend the most its ever spent on overtime this fiscal year. Read more here.
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Retiring Chief Integrity Officer Ellen Kaplan
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Pat Loeb
November 29, 2019 - 12:16 pm
Philadelphia's chief integrity officer is retiring from the Kenney administration after four years of overseeing city employees' compliance with ethics rules. "I have been overwhelmed by how many people want to do the right thing," she said. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
October 11, 2019 - 5:10 pm
The city outspent its overtime budget for the fiscal year that ended in July — for the ninth year in a row, according to Philadelphia's fiscal watchdog. Read more here.
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PAL Day participants take the oath of office
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Pat Loeb
February 13, 2019 - 3:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia has a new mayor — just for the day. City Hall was taken over by teenagers participating in the Police Athletic League , or PAL, in which public officials mentor about 40 high school students. PAL students were "adopted" by an assigned senior-level...
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Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney
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Pat Loeb
December 04, 2018 - 3:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Mayor Jim Kenney wants the Office of Immigrant Affairs to outlast him, so he's seeking a charter change to make the office a permanent part of city government. The mayor's office said a bill to put the charter change on the May 2019 primary ballot will be introduced...
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Mike DiBerardinis (left) and Brian Abernathy (right)
City of Philadelphia
Pat Loeb
September 24, 2018 - 5:20 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The city government's managing director is stepping down after less than three years in the job. In January, Mike DiBerardinis' deputy will take over running the day-to-day work of the Kenney administration. Today, @PhillyMayor announced that Managing Director Michael...
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Chief Administrative Officer Christine Derenick-Lopez explains the City of Philadelphia government website redesign.
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Pat Loeb
August 14, 2018 - 3:41 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Some 35,000 people a day use the Philadelphia city government website, and beginning Tuesday, they'll see a new homepage that officials promise will be easier to navigate and offer more information. The redesign, according to Chief Administrative Officer Christine...
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Dreamstime
Pat Loeb
June 26, 2018 - 5:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia will need to replace thousands of city employees in the next 10 years as the current workforce retires. But a new report by the Pew Trusts said that to get the best workers, officials might want to take a look at some problem areas in the civil service...
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