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Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown
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Pat Loeb
January 18, 2019 - 4:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown announced Friday she will not run for re-election, creating a slot for one of the dozens of candidates running for an at-large seat on City Council. The councilwoman gathered family, friends and colleagues for what...
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Pat Loeb
September 28, 2018 - 9:19 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW NEWSRADIO) -- Philadelphia will join a growing list of cities that issue their own I.D. cards. They allow residents without state-issued identification to get access to some places and services that require photo identification. City Council passed enabling legislation at this...
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Pat Loeb
September 13, 2018 - 7:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia will not impose a tax on new construction . City Council has withdrawn a bill it passed in June imposing the tax. But developers can't rest easy yet. The tax was intended to fund affordable housing. Mayor Jim Kenney opposed it but supported its aim so, in...
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City Hall Chief of Staff Jim Engler
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Pat Loeb
September 12, 2018 - 12:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — City Council returns to work Thursday after a summer recess. Although City Council passed a bill imposing a 1 percent tax on new construction to pay for affordable housing back in June, they are still negotiating with Mayor Jim Kenney, who opposes it. He must make a...
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Protesters disrupt Philadelphia City Council with a "die-in" for more low-income housing.
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Pat Loeb
June 07, 2018 - 7:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Protesters disrupted Philadelphia City Council on Thursday with a "die-in" for more low-income housing. The action came one day after a council committee approved a new affordable housing program, funded with a construction tax. https://t.co/XyjLxhbeeV — Pat Loeb (@...
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