Curtis Jones

Kenyatta Johnson
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Pat Loeb
January 29, 2020 - 11:24 am
Federal prosecutors have charged another Philadelphia city councilmember with using the office for personal gain. The target this time, Kenyatta Johnson, has denied any wrongdoing. Read more here.
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Pat Loeb
January 01, 2020 - 12:37 pm
2020 promises to be an active year at Philadelphia City Hall, with a new City Council, a new police commissioner and new initiatives aimed at curbing gun violence. The news, of course, is impossible to predict, but ongoing stories are sure to develop in new ways this year. Read more here.
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Pat Loeb
December 05, 2019 - 6:26 pm
Philadelphia City Council, Thursday banned the sale of flavored tobacco products in the city. Read more here.
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Councilmember Helen Gym poses with advocates in Philadelphia City Council.
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Pat Loeb
November 14, 2019 - 4:40 pm
It was a busy Thursday in Philadelphia City Council as members rushed to introduce bills in time to get them voted on during this session. Council also passed two major pieces of legislation. Read more here.
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Pat Loeb
November 11, 2019 - 4:20 pm
With the general election out of the way, Philadelphia City Councilmembers are turning their attention to the next race — the one for council leadership positions. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
October 21, 2019 - 4:30 am
Philadelphia City Council surprised a Parks & Recreation employee last week with a special citation for her actions in July, when seven people were injured in a shoot-out at the playground where she works.
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Community party offers healing to West Philly community shaken up by a shooting.
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Andrew Kramer
August 04, 2019 - 8:01 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — "The people, the food, the good vibes." That's why Stephanie Johnson said she came to the Heston Gardens Saturday afternoon at 55th and Baker streets for a community party that also served as a healing event. "Bring the people together, everyone can see that we can be...
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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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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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