Kenyatta Johnson

Philadelphia Police headquarters
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Pat Loeb
June 28, 2020 - 10:29 am
Police reform was among the issues Philadelphia City Council tackled at its final meeting before breaking for the summer. Read more here.
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Philadelphia Energy Solutions
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Pat Loeb
June 16, 2020 - 4:00 am
The company that’s buying the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery, shuttered since last year’s explosion, promises 8,000 construction jobs and 10,000 permanent jobs at the site. A company official testified about plans for the site at a City Council hearing Monday.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
June 11, 2020 - 1:20 pm
Philadelphia City Council members are proposing a number of bills in response to the demands of protesters for police reform and greater equity in city services. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Council chambers
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Pat Loeb
May 01, 2020 - 4:54 pm
Philadelphia’s COVID-19 cases continue to decline but the virus’ devastating effect on city finances became clearer Friday as Mayor Jim Kenney submitted a new budget to city council with deep cuts and some tax increases to close a $650 million deficit caused by COVID-19. Read more here.
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This week's panel includes (right to left) Councilman Kenyatta Johnson, Anthony Giordano, and James Gitto.
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Flashpoint
March 01, 2020 - 6:30 am
This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions over the battle to open the nation's first safe injection site. Read more here.
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City Hall, Philadelphia.
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Pat Loeb
February 08, 2020 - 4:00 am
For the first time in nearly 40 years, Philadelphia City Council has more than one member under federal indictment. The last time that happened was during the ABSCAM case in 1980, and there's one councilmember who can compare the atmosphere then to now. Read more here.
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Councilmember Kenyatta Johnson at City Council.
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Pat Loeb
January 31, 2020 - 6:16 pm
As promised, Philadelphia City Councilmember Kenyatta Johnson has pleaded not guilty to corruption charges. He and his wife were arraigned Friday afternoon in federal court. Read more here.
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Councilmember Kenyatta Johnson at City Council.
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Pat Loeb
January 30, 2020 - 5:48 pm
Thursday's Philadelphia City Council meeting had an extra element of drama when Kenyatta Johnson arrived one day after federal charges against him were announced. Johnson is forcefully declaring his innocence. Read more here.
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Kenyatta Johnson
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Pat Loeb
January 29, 2020 - 11:24 am
Federal prosecutors have charged another Philadelphia city councilmember with using the office for personal gain. The target this time, Kenyatta Johnson, has denied any wrongdoing. Read more here.
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Kenyatta Johnson
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Pat Loeb
January 28, 2020 - 3:45 pm
A Philadelphia City Councilmember has made the unusual move of announcing, in advance, that he expects to be charged by federal authorities. Read more here.
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