Rebecca Rhynhart

It’s been a week since Pennsylvania’s primary election day, giving Montgomery County officials some time to digest feedback on the new paper-ballot voting machines.
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Pat Loeb
August 15, 2019 - 3:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Board of Elections voted Thursday to keep a $29 million dollar contract with Election Systems & Software (ES&S) for new voting machines. The contract was up for review, after the city controller discovered that the company failed to disclose...
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Election official Mary Wickersham enters selections into a voting machine during a public accuracy testing of Election Day voting machines, Oct. 23, 2018 in Minnesota.
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Pat Loeb
August 14, 2019 - 3:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Board of Elections has scheduled a special meeting for Thursday to consider canceling a $29 million contract with Election Systems & Software, or ES&S, for new voting machines, after the city controller found the company failed to disclose...
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City Controller Rebecca Rhynhart
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Pat Loeb
April 30, 2019 - 8:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — At a City Council budget hearing, Philadelphia City Controller Rebecca Rhynhart says the city keeps missing the deadline to file audits of its federal grants and warns that could jeopardize billions in funding. Every year, the city has to give an accounting of all its...
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Philadelphia's city commissioners voted Feb. 20, 2019 to buy new voting machines by the company Election Systems & Software.
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Pat Loeb
February 20, 2019 - 3:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's city commissioners voted Wednesday to buy new voting machines, over the objections of the city controller and several concerned voters. Office of the Philadelphia City Commissioners The commissioners went with a Nebraska company that's been the focus of...
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Soda Generic
Pat Loeb
December 11, 2018 - 6:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Philadelphia City Controller said she is keeping an eye on the soda tax revenue after her report finds that it has brought in $137 million. The report covers soda tax revenue through September. That's a month and a half after the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled...
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Guests include Lee Whack, spokesman for the school district; Jerry Roseman, director at the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers; Lisa Haver, co-founder of Alliance for Philadelphia Public Schools; and Kendra Brooks, coordinator of Our City, Our Schools.
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Flashpoint
August 12, 2018 - 12:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW community affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about the recent renewed effort to fix Philadelphia's toxic schools. Philadelphia has more than 300 school facilities and with an average age of 70 years, and many...
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Pat Loeb
July 20, 2018 - 9:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio ) -- Rebecca Rhynhart promised a fresh start as a candidate for city controller. "The way the incumbent does his job is very much focused on these ‘gotcha’ moments, these headlines and there’s a way to do the job in a much more collaborative manner that will actually...
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Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney
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Pat Loeb
July 19, 2018 - 1:20 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — An audit of Philadelphia's sexual harassment policy found more than 100 complaints in the last five years and settlements of more than $2 million. Mayor Jim Kenney appeared with City Controller Rebecca Rhynhart at a news conference on Thursday, where he unveiled the...
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City Controller Rebecca Rhynhart and Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale
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Pat Loeb
July 11, 2018 - 5:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — City Controller Rebecca Rhynhart said she will audit the Philadelphia Parking Authority, fulfilling a campaign promise. It will be the first city audit of the agency in nine years. Rhynhart said she is going to look at the expenses of the on-street parking operations...
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Former City Controller Jonathan Saidel will co-chair mayor's Reconciliation Task Force.
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Mark Abrams
June 19, 2018 - 1:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Mayor Jim Kenney has formed a task force to oversee the city's efforts to account for tens of millions of dollars identified by a controller's audit as missing from its largest cash account. City Controller Rebecca Rhynhart identified the $33 million deficit in the...
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