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Pat Loeb
June 04, 2019 - 3:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia City Council committee Tuesday advanced a bill that would hold hotels responsible for underage prostitution in their rooms. Councilman Curtis Jones is frustrated with one hotel in his district, which is well-known as a haven for prostitution. Police...
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Dan Wing
May 18, 2019 - 2:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Dozens of volunteers and people from the neighborhood spent a good chunk of their Saturday helping clean and fix up homes on a pair of streets in Overbrook. The volunteers were focused on one block on two different streets, North 56th and Hunter Streets, in the...
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Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney signed a bill Tuesday that's intended to prevent landlords from evicting short-term tenants without a good cause. It gives current regulations the weight of law, but tenants say much more is needed.
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Pat Loeb
January 22, 2019 - 6:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney signed a bill Tuesday that's intended to prevent landlords from evicting short-term tenants without a good cause. It gives current regulations the weight of law, but tenants say much more is needed. The new law requires landlords to give...
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Pat Loeb
November 15, 2018 - 4:42 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Councilman Curtis Jones is concerned about the proliferation of medical marijuana dispensaries in part of his district, so he introduced a bill Thursday that would restrict them from specific sites. Jones said three dispensaries are permitted for just a half-mile span...
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Mayor Jim Kenney and Councilman Curtis Jones
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Mike DeNardo
June 20, 2018 - 2:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The city is moving ahead with plans to upgrade its recreation centers and playgrounds, while the beverage tax that would fund them remains in legal limbo. Mayor Jim Kenney and Councilman Curtis Jones announced that the fourth so-called "Rebuild" project will be a two-...
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Curtis Jones
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Pat Loeb
May 24, 2018 - 6:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia city councilman has introduced a bill that would allow police to confiscate guns from anyone deemed to pose a threat of violence. Councilman Curtis Jones proposed a "Gun Violence Protection" procedure, through which family or household members, school...
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Pat Loeb
April 30, 2018 - 5:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia officials are deciding whether to challenge or comply with the state’s Office of Open Records decision to make the bid to host Amazon’s second headquarters open to public scrutiny. Philadelphia officials argue that revealing the bid opens the door for...
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