Jim Kenney

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KYW Staff
April 14, 2020 - 4:28 pm
Philadelphia has reported its first coronavirus-related death among inmates in city jails. Read more here.
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Mayor Jim Kenney
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KYW Staff
April 13, 2020 - 2:12 pm
Mayor Jim Kenney asked House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for “direct and flexible funding” and more resources for local governments. The Philadelphia health commissioner also said the overall trend of COVID-19 cases is down, offering “a sign of hope.” Read the latest here.
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Mike DeNardo
April 10, 2020 - 5:20 pm
A viral video Friday captured Philadelphia police forcing a man who wasn't wearing a mask off of a SEPTA bus. And after some confusion, SEPTA now says riders are "strongly urged" to wear masks. Read more here.
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Philadelphia Health Commissioner Dr. Tom Farley
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KYW Staff
April 09, 2020 - 1:43 pm
Health Commissioner Dr. Tom Farley said the latest numbers suggest the rate of increase for new infections of the coronavirus in Philadelphia seems to be slowing. But he cautioned it is still too early to know for sure. Read more here.
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KYW Staff
April 08, 2020 - 2:47 pm
The Philadelphia City Commissioners are asking all voters to use mail-in ballots in the delayed June 2 primary — they’ll even provide the stamp. The decision comes are coronavirus cases in the city rise to 4,777. Read the latest here.
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Pat Loeb
April 08, 2020 - 8:20 am
Philadelphia officials are renewing their plea for residents to forego in-person religious observances. Read more here.
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Mayor Jim Kenney
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KYW Staff
April 07, 2020 - 1:53 pm
Mayor Jim Kenney on Monday said that, because of conditions brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, he will submit a significantly revised budget to City Council by May 1, warning of "painful" changes in spending that will negatively affect city services and employees. Read more here.
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SEPTA buses at Frankford terminal in Philadelphia
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KYW Staff
April 06, 2020 - 9:05 pm
Three SEPTA workers and a Philadelphia police lieutenant have died from COVID-19. Read more here.
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Jim Melwert
April 06, 2020 - 6:41 pm
Leaders of five southeastern Pennsylvania counties have sent Gov. Tom Wolf a letter asking his administration to develop a centralized system to help balance the load for hospitals across the state. Read more here.
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Prison.
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Cherri Gregg
April 03, 2020 - 6:28 pm
The Philadelphia courts announced new protocols for the expedited review of cases for those locked inside of the city's jails. Justice reform advocates have been sounding the alarm as the number of coronavirus infections behind the wall has ticked up. Read more here.
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