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Philadelphia Police Department headquarters.
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Pat Loeb
June 09, 2020 - 4:48 pm
Mayor Jim Kenney says he's taking immediate steps to address the demands of protesters — who dominated the streets of Philadelphia in response to the police killing of George Floyd — including long-sought reforms to the police contract and the removal of a $14 million increase from next year's...
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
June 08, 2020 - 6:06 pm
Philadelphia City Council has told the mayor it will not increase spending for the Philadelphia Police Department as he proposed in the revised budget he sent them on May 1. Members sent a letter to the mayor Monday following another day of budget hearings. Read more here.
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School District of Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
March 03, 2020 - 5:04 pm
Mayor Jim Kenney has made his nine picks for Philadelphia's new school board — and eight of them are already serving on the board. Read more here.
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Education Nominating Panel
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Mike DeNardo
February 12, 2020 - 5:59 pm
The Education Nominating Panel voted unanimously to send the mayor 27 candidates — from which he'll pick nine — to serve on the Philadelphia School Board. Read more here.
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Inspector General Amy Kurland is leaving the position after 12 years of fighting corruption to join the Municipal Integrity team of nonprofit Bloomberg Associates.
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Pat Loeb
February 09, 2020 - 11:49 am
Philadelphia's longest-serving Inspector General is leaving her post, after having investigated hundreds of corruption cases and recovered millions of dollars during 12 years on the job. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
January 30, 2020 - 6:40 pm
Philadelphia City Council President Darrell Clarke is reviving a measure that would change the charter to allow council members to keep their seats while they run for other offices. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
January 23, 2020 - 4:00 am
Philadelphia City Council opens a new four year term Thursday and they plan to bolt out of the gate. A heavy agenda of resolutions and bill introductions is expected. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
January 21, 2020 - 3:54 pm
Philadelphia City Councilmembers say they plan to reintroduce a bill that died last year when the mayor refused to sign it. The bill would provide a wage tax break to low-income workers. Read more here.
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Policy chief Anjali Chainani discussed the results of a survey completed by city residents.
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Pat Loeb
January 19, 2020 - 4:30 am
More than 11,000 Philadelphians filled out a survey about city services last fall, and the results show most think there's room for improvement. Read more here.
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Mayor Jim Kenney
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Pat Loeb
January 06, 2020 - 4:00 pm
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney outlined an ambitious agenda for his second term, as he and other city officials were sworn in for a new term Monday at The Met Philadelphia. Read more here.
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