Jim Kenney

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The New York Times Called Our Mayor “David Kenney”

It’s just a small error. But, geeze, what an error! The New York Times today wrote about the indictment of Seth Williams, and the article […]

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After Backlash From City, Temple Pauses Meal-Plan Increase

Officials at Temple University have walked back plans for a steep hike on meal-plan rates, which they claimed was a direct effect of the city’s […]

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Temple University Blames Steep Meal Plan Hike on Soda Tax

Temple University officials plan to raise board rates by 4.8 percent for 2017-18 – and they say the soda tax is to blame. The Inquirer reports […]

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Kenney Calls for Modest Spending Boost in Budget Address

Mayor Jim Kenney unveiled his budget today in an address to City Council, calling on more funding to fight poverty in the nation’s poorest big […]

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WATCH: This Is the Happiest Mayor Kenney Has Ever Looked

Mayor Jim Kenney usually looks sad. Ed Rendell told him he needed to smile more, possibly appending “sweetie” onto the end of his advice. Philadelphia […]

I-95 park model
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Mayor Kenney to Propose $90M for Park Over I-95

Mayor Kenney will propose the city budget $90 million toward a program to completely cap I-95 in Center City between Walnut and Chestnut streets and […]

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Kenney Calls Pa. Senator’s “Inner City” Comment “Racism”

Last week, Pennsylvania senator and Education Committee chair John Eichelberger reportedly claimed that students in some “inner city” neighborhoods need “less intensive” programs. This week, Mayor Jim […]

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This Lego Model of Liberty Place Has More Than 17,000 Bricks

Growing up outside Princeton, Mike Nieves was a Lego enthusiast by the time he was two years old. Now he’s turned that passion into a […]

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Kenney: Christie Is the Biggest Loser in the Country

In case you haven’t heard, yesterday on SportsRadio 94.1 WIP, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie called Phillies fans “awful, angry people” and said that Citizens Bank Park […]

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Pew Report: Philly Is Home to 50,000 Undocumented Immigrants

A new study from the Pew Research Center claims that Philadelphia is home to about 50,000 undocumented immigrants. 

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Mayor Kenney Went to a Miami Hooters to Watch the Eagles

Jim Kenney needed to watch the Eagles game, and there was only once place he could do it. That place turned out to be Hooters. […]

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Mayor Kenney: Trump Insulted Philadelphia Police Today

Jim Kenney has responded to Donald Trump’s comment about Philadelphia in the president’s speech in the city today. In a statement posted on the city […]

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Trump: I’ll Strip Federal Funding From Philadelphia

At a news conference on Wednesday afternoon, Donald Trump’s press secretary told reporters that the president has signed an executive order to strip federal grant […]

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Mayor Kenney “Deeply Disappointed” In Donald Trump Abortion Decision

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney is speaking out against a controversial anti-abortion measure that President Donald Trump enacted today.

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Philly’s Public Defender: George Soros’s Associates Wanted Me to Run for D.A.

Why would an up-and-coming progressive turn down billionaire George Soros? That’s the question some Philadelphia Democrats are now asking, after chief public defender Keir Bradford-Grey told her employees last […]