Jim Kenney

Philadelphia protest
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KYW Staff
June 01, 2020 - 4:23 pm
Protesters swarmed City Hall for a third day — this time, with the National Guard on-site. Mayor Jim Kenney condemned the violence and looting — mostly among young teens. He urged parents to make sure they stay home. Read the latest here.
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A line of police officers are confronted by a single protester in West Philly.
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KYW Staff
May 31, 2020 - 1:12 pm
Philadelphia faces the aftermath of a night of violence that left people injured and portions of Center City in ruins. Read more here.
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Outdoor seating
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Hadas Kuznits
May 28, 2020 - 5:33 pm
As some restaurants work to adhere to outdoor dining guidelines released Wednesday by Gov. Tom Wolf for counties in the “yellow phase,” restaurants are being discouraged by Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney from announcing any reopening plans just yet. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
May 28, 2020 - 4:03 pm
Mayor Jim Kenney has withdrawn his proposal for a real estate tax increase to fund the School District of Philadelphia, after the state Legislature agreed to higher-than-expected school funding. Read more here.
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Mayor Jim Kenney
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Pat Loeb
May 27, 2020 - 4:07 pm
Mayor Jim Kenney fiercely defended his health commissioner Wednesday, after a bruising City Council budget hearing. When met with backlash from Council members over the commissioner’s pandemic response, Kenney said he is the most “dedicated to public health.” Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
May 27, 2020 - 4:00 am
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney's revised budget continues to get battered by opponents of both the tax increases and service cuts it proposes. And City Council heard a disturbing projection at Tuesday's budget hearing. Read more here.
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Restaurant order
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Pat Loeb
May 26, 2020 - 3:58 pm
You can now order in-person at Philadelphia restaurants, Mayor Jim Kenney announced, but you still can’t dine inside. Read the latest here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
May 23, 2020 - 2:17 pm
Philadelphia City Council began hearings this week on Mayor Jim Kenney's budget, which was revised to address a $500 million shortfall in revenue. Read more here.
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Walk while wearing face masks
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Pat Loeb
May 22, 2020 - 3:22 pm
Philadelphia officials continue to report progress against COVID-19, but they don't want residents to get too comfortable just yet. Read the latest here.
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Peonies
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Holli Stephens
May 22, 2020 - 5:00 am
Memorial Day certainly looks different this year, but you can still enjoy it. Check out The KYW To-Do List for more things to do in Philadelphia at or around your home this weekend.
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