Pat Loeb

December 12, 2018 - 5:08 pm
Business leaders and influencers in the Philadelphia area are asked to join KYW Newsradio for an in-depth discussion on some of the most pressing issues facing the Philadelphia region and the nation in 2019. Our panel of KYW Newsradio subject matter experts will share their insights on what to...
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KYW's Executive Briefing 2019
You're invited to attend KYW's Executive Briefing on January 24 at Independnce Live in Center City. Business leaders and influencers in the Philadelphia area are asked to join KYW Newsradio for an in-depth discussion on some of the most pressing issues facing the Philadelphia region and the nation...
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Philadelphia airport
Pat Loeb
December 02, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia International Airport's plan to get more cargo traffic has received a boost after a City Council committee gave the go ahead to the purchase of land for support facilities. The airport's chief revenue officer, Jim Tyrell, says Philadelphia has been...
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Overtime
Dreamstime
Pat Loeb
November 30, 2018 - 8:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia's financial watchdog is issuing a warning to the city about overtime. It's one of the trouble spots in what is generally an upbeat report from the Philadelphia Intergovernmental Co-operation Authority. PICA says the city spent nearly $48 million in...
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Dreamstime
Pat Loeb
November 25, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia City Council has been struggling with how to help homeowners whose property is taken over by squatters. Earlier this year, it passed a bill speeding the legal response to such situations, but it's already expected to revise the new law. Councilman David...
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Philabundance
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Pat Loeb
November 21, 2018 - 8:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Thousands of volunteers have spent weeks making sure everyone has a happy Thanksgiving, even those with food insecurity. Pro athletes, politicians and everday Philadelphians collected and distributed meals. But for Philabundance, fighting hunger is a year-round job...
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Cash
Dreamstime
Pat Loeb
November 21, 2018 - 5:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Just in time for the holidays, Pennsylvania has restored General Assistance cash benefits. The state Supreme Court ruled in July that the program must be reinstated. Recipients began getting benefits this week. The legislature eliminated cash assistance in 2012, so...
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Philadelphia City Hall
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Pat Loeb
November 20, 2018 - 4:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia city workers and those who work for city contractors appear poised to get a raise. A bill phasing in a hike in their minimum wage sailed through a City Council hearing on Tuesday. "We're all on the same side here," said Councilman Mark Squilla, "and it's...
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solar panels
Dreamstime
Pat Loeb
November 17, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A Philadelphia City Council committee has advanced a bill that would make the city a leader in the effort to fight climate change. It would pave the way for construction of Pennsylvania's largest solar plant. The committee's one reservation is the location of the...
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