Secretary of the Department of Transportation Elaine Chao speaks during the Conservative Political Action Conference 2020.
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KYW Staff
April 02, 2020 - 6:34 pm
Although social distancing is crucial, U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao said in an interview with KYW Newsradio that domestic flights should not be temporarily grounded during the coronavirus crisis. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall
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Pat Loeb
April 02, 2020 - 3:02 pm
It only took 12 minutes on Thursday for Philadelphia City Council to unanimously pass the Kenney administration’s request for $85 million to fight COVID-19. Read more here.
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Coronavirus research
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Rachel Kurland
March 19, 2020 - 2:58 pm
The City of Philadelphia created a collaborative fund to assist nonprofits that are on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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Free Library of Philadelphia.
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Pat Loeb
February 25, 2020 - 4:27 pm
Supporters of Philadelphia's Free Library system are already gearing up for this year's budget battle. They want more money for the city's library branches, but last year's offensive had only modest success. Read more here.
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Protesters demand district abate asbestos at school
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Mike DeNardo
February 13, 2020 - 12:49 pm
After two more schools have closed due to asbestos concerns — bringing the total number of schools affected this year up to nine — the Philadelphia teachers union is calling on the governor to declare a state of emergency. Read more here.
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Governor Phil Murphy signs legislation appropriating $9.5 million for family planning services to replace critical federal funding impacted by the Trump Administration’s Title X gag rule in Trenton on January 2, 2019.
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David Madden
January 02, 2020 - 2:58 pm
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has approved an extra $9.5 million in state funding for family planning services in the Garden State. Read more here.
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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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