Councilman Jim Kenney
Former District Attorney Lynne Abraham and State Senator Anthony Williams are both expected to formally announce today they’re running for mayor of Philadelphia.
Efforts are underway to raise money to erect a statute in South Philadelphia honoring Edward “Babe” Heffron, a World War II paratrooper whose heroism is well documented in the HBO series “Band of Brothers.”
Philadelphia’s city council has passed a bill authorizing added penalties for gender identity and sexual orientation hate crimes that aren’t covered under state law.
One of Philly’s busiest streets is feeling quite the hangover from pop up dinner party, Diner en Blanc.
A new candidate has entered the race for the vacant seat on City Council, and part of his platform focuses on decriminalizing marijuana.
Councilman Jim Kenney wants to downgrade Philadelphia’s marijuana possession offense even further.
Sources tell KYW Newsradio that Republican Senator Pat Toomey from Pennsylvania thinks he may have the votes to try and pass the legislation to intensify gun background checks that was recently defeated in the Senate.
A new plan approved Tuesday in a city council committee would require tow truck operators to take a photograph showing a vehicle parked illegally on or off the street in order to tow it.
School Reform Commission could pick a new superintendent from its two finalists any day now. And City Council members are weighing in on the process.
The camera program came up at a city council committee hearing Friday convened on the vexing issue of illegal trash dumping.
Philadelphia city councilman Jim Kenney is proposing to eliminate a layer of bureaucratic red tape when your car is towed in error and you want to get the towing fee refunded.
A new movie has sparked more outrage over the impact on bullying in America.
Calling for the hearing is councilman Jim Kenney, who says he has information that Verizon is not honoring its Fios buildout plan agreed upon three years ago with City Council.
Mayor Nutter’s budget experts were in the hot seat as Philadelphia City Council opened hearings on Nutter’s plan to revamp the way property assessments are calculated in the city.
Today brings the start of two months of Philadelphia City Council hearings on Mayor Nutter’s new budget, and the process could get heated over Nutter’s plan to overhaul property assessments, while bringing in $90-million extra to the Philadelphia School District.