Jim Kenney

Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
November 06, 2019 - 1:37 pm
Hours after landslide election victories, Philadelphia's elected officials gave a clear indication of their priority for the next term, announcing that they are putting an additional $4 million into violence-prevention programs.
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From left: Managing Director Brian Abernathy, Mayor Jim Kenney, Acting Commissioner Christine Coulter
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Pat Loeb
November 06, 2019 - 12:33 am
Mayor Jim Kenney easily won re-election Tuesday and promised to continue to fight to give every Philadelphian the chance to succeed. Read more here.
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KYW Staff
November 05, 2019 - 2:30 pm
Get all your live results for the Pennsylvania and New Jersey general elections here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
November 05, 2019 - 4:00 am
Philadelphia voters will be confronted with new machines when they go to the polls Tuesday. They'll also have a lengthy ballot to select from. Read more here.
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Mayor Jim Kenney, flanked by 10-yuear-old Itzela and Councilmember-at-Large Helen Gym, signs bills intended to protect transgender and gender nonbinary youth.
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Justin Udo
October 31, 2019 - 12:25 pm
Philadelphia is taking a major step toward protecting the rights, and promoting the fair treatment, of transgender and non-binary youth. Mayor Jim Kenney signed three bills on Thursday that expand the definition of gender identity and sexual orientation, and how they're to be used by city employees.
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Philadelphia International Unity Cup
Philadelphia International Unity Cup
Cherri Gregg
October 11, 2019 - 6:44 pm
The fourth annual International Unity Cup game will take place Saturday at Talen Energy Stadium in Chester. The World Cup-style soccer tournament is the brainchild of Mayor Jim Kenney, and he's hoping it will become an institution. Read more here.
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Mayor Jim Kenney
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Pat Loeb
October 07, 2019 - 4:00 am
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney is in Copenhagen this week for two environmental conferences, and he hopes his presence will make a statement.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
September 17, 2019 - 3:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's police union says it plans to sue the city over ongoing problems with the new payroll system rolled out last April. Police officers are not the only city employees who are frustrated by mistakes in their paychecks. There have been a variety of mistakes...
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Wildwood Boardwalk.
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AP News
September 13, 2019 - 11:13 am
The daughters of Philadelphia's mayor and a New Jersey councilwoman have pleaded guilty to creating a disturbance during a street fight at the Jersey shore. Read more here.
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City Council hearing on racist posts by officers
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Pat Loeb
September 10, 2019 - 7:47 pm
A City Council hearing Tuesday intended to discuss police officers' racist Facebook posts took a detour Tuesday, when a councilmember called for the resignation of Philadelphia's acting police commissioner. Read more here.
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