Philadelphia City Council

This week's panel includes the ACLU's Liz Randol, attorney Michael Coard, and advocates Jennifer Storm and LaQuisha Anthony
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Flashpoint
November 10, 2019 - 9:05 am
This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about the Marsy's Law amendment to the Pennsylvania constitution.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
November 06, 2019 - 1:37 pm
Hours after landslide election victories, Philadelphia's elected officials gave a clear indication of their priority for the next term, announcing that they are putting an additional $4 million into violence-prevention programs.
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Two new candidates joined the race for Philadelphia City Council-at-large Wednesday. They're backed by the Working Families Party, and they're targeting seats traditionally held by Republicans.
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Pat Loeb
November 04, 2019 - 7:05 am
With Philadelphia's lopsided voter registration tilted toward the Democratic Party, most city office elections are decided in the primary. But the City Council-at-large race always stays interesting to the end and, this year, there's an extra twist. It's the most hotly contested race on Tuesday's...
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
October 21, 2019 - 4:30 am
Philadelphia City Council surprised a Parks & Recreation employee last week with a special citation for her actions in July, when seven people were injured in a shoot-out at the playground where she works.
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Pat Loeb
October 17, 2019 - 4:36 pm
Philadelphia leaders introduced a bill on Thursday that could restrict minor's access to e-cigarette products.
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Pennies
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Pat Loeb
October 13, 2019 - 4:30 am
Philadelphia City Council is taking a new approach to poverty reduction with a specific, ambitious goal.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
October 10, 2019 - 9:35 pm
Philadelphia City Council passed a resolution it had defeated just four months ago, providing a glimpse into how things operate behind the scenes in the legislative body.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
October 10, 2019 - 4:00 am
Three Philadelphia City Councilmembers will be retiring in December but none of them will be getting the controversial six-figure payments from the city's deferred retirement program.
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David Thomas
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Mike DeNardo
July 23, 2019 - 1:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Plumbers and roofers wanted: A Philadelphia agency that fixes the homes of the needy is looking for contractors. At one point, there was a three-year wait for people who qualified for free home repairs by the Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation. The backlog...
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Pennsylvania Capitol Building in Harrisburg.
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Jim Melwert
July 11, 2019 - 5:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — About 2 1/2 weeks after the former Pennsylvania Republican Party chairman resigned after getting caught up in an alleged sexting scandal, Pennsylvania’s GOP leaders are meeting in Hershey this weekend to vote for a new chair-person. Typically, the Pennsylvania GOP...
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