City Councilman Kenyatta Johnson

(City councilman Kenyatta Johnson, in file photo.  Image from City of Phila. TV)

City Council Looks To Change LOOP Program

City Council will take a look at extending exemptions for longtime Philadelphia residents whose property taxes jumped tremendously under last year’s reassessments.

03/16/2014

(The CSX 25th Street Bridge, following a freight train derailment on January 20th.  File photo by Hadas Kuznits/ KYW)

City Councilman Calls For Hearings Following Grays Ferry Train Derailment

KYW’s Hadas Kuznits was on a bridge tour hosted by the councilman pointing out the bridge problems in the city’s Grays Ferry/Point Breeze neighborhoods.

01/23/2014

Councilman Johnson, left, and DA Seth Williams talking to a few Southwest Philadelphia residents. (Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Southwest Philadelphia Neighborhood Gets Visit From District Attorney, City Councilman

Philadelphia’s District Attorney and a City Councilman took to the streets of a Southwest Philadelphia neighborhood last night.

07/12/2013

(credit: Paul Kurtz/KYW)

March From Philadelphia To Harrisburg Set To Protest Prison Expansion Projects

A coalition of groups opposed to mass incarceration has announced plans to hike from Philadelphia to Harrisburg and call on the legislature to stop building new prisons.

05/14/2013

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