Ken Weinstein, founder of Jumpstart Germantown, speaking at a press conference.
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Cherri Gregg
October 30, 2019 - 5:19 pm
The Reinvestment Fund announced new loan funding to expand a program that provides loans and support for aspiring real estate developers. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
September 25, 2019 - 6:21 pm
Philly's city controller has concluded a five-month investigation of the $29 million contract for new voting machines. She said the process was flawed but the company had done nothing that warranted a continued hold on paying for them.
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Rochester officials have told an anti-abortion group that police will no longer enforce a 15-foot buffer zone in front of the entrances to Planned Parenthood on University Avenue.
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David Madden
August 22, 2019 - 3:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Planned Parenthood chapters across America have pulled out of a Title X program that uses federal funds for birth control to help fund birth control efforts. The reason? Guidelines from the Trump administration that the agency equates to a gag rule over abortion...
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A few dozen demonstrators gathered in front of City Hall Wednesday to protest the conditions and lack of staff and funding at ACCT.
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Justin Udo
August 21, 2019 - 7:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Over the last few months, the Animal Care and Control Team of Philadelphia has faced a deadly outbreak, the resignation of its executive director and a number of other issues, and people involved with the organization are taking to the streets, calling for officials...
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FILE- In this June 4, 2019, file photo, a Planned Parenthood clinic is photographed in St. Louis.
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August 19, 2019 - 3:36 pm
By David Crary and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar NEW YORK (AP) — Planned Parenthood said Monday it's pulling out of the federal family planning program rather than abide by a new Trump administration rule prohibiting clinics from referring women for abortions. Alexis McGill Johnson, Planned Parenthood's...
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Gov. Tom Wolf
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Tony Romeo
June 28, 2019 - 2:37 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania lawmakers have now finished work on a new state budget. Gov. Tom Wolf said the spending plan and its companion bills will become law. The new budget has more money for education — nearly doubling early childhood education funding in five years — and...
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City Controller Rebecca Rhynhart
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Pat Loeb
April 30, 2019 - 8:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — At a City Council budget hearing, Philadelphia City Controller Rebecca Rhynhart says the city keeps missing the deadline to file audits of its federal grants and warns that could jeopardize billions in funding. Every year, the city has to give an accounting of all its...
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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos arrives for a House Appropriations subcommittee hearing on budget on Capitol Hill.
Andrew Harnik/AP Photo
March 27, 2019 - 9:46 pm
(AP) — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Wednesday defended a proposal to eliminate funding for the Special Olympics, pushing back against a storm of criticism from athletes, celebrities and politicians who rallied to support the organization. DeVos became a target on social media after Democrats...
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Governor Murphy presents the Fiscal Year 2020 Budget: A Blueprint for the Middle Class at the Assembly Chambers in Trenton, NJ on March 5th, 2019.
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Ian Bush
March 05, 2019 - 6:46 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Hundreds of millions of dollars more for New Jersey's public schools. A record contribution to state pensions. An expanded tax on high earners. That's what Gov. Phil Murphy is calling for as part of the $39 billion budget he unveiled in Trenton Tuesday. But the work...
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Wildwood Boardwalk.
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David Madden
February 25, 2019 - 4:00 am
WILDWOOD, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Wildwood, looking to completely rebuild its iconic boardwalk, is trying to get New Jersey to pay for it. Mayor Ernie Troiano is looking at putting in new concrete underpinnings, wooden slats, even utility hookups from the North Wildwood junction at 26th Street to...
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