The six candidates vying for the Democratic nomination for Philadelphia mayor took part in a forum hosted by the Business Association of West Parkside.
The “Kenney for Mayor” campaign kicked off by renting the mayor’s reception room and then packing it with supporters.
Senator Anthony Williams had $426,000 still on hand at the end of 2014, the largest cash-on-hand total of all the announced and presumptive candidates.
Kenney –- first elected in 1991 — choked up at times as he bid his fellow councilmembers farewell.
“There are enough people running that people can make a wise choice,” he said.
Kenney spent much of today holed up in his City Council office, making what an aide described as “personal calls.”
“Bunch of e-mails, bunch of phone calls, wanting to know if I was announcing that I was getting back in the race,” he began.
Councilman Jim Kenney was fuming that Gov. Christie sat with the owner of the Dallas Cowboys at Lincoln Financial Field during Sunday night’s Eagles game.
Councilman Kenney is fed up with public officials being allowed to park their personal cars all day on the apron of City Hall.
The Neshaminy students at the center of the national controversy were front and center in City Council chambers, honored for their decision to ban the word “Redskin” in their school paper.
Between now and May 19th you can expect to hear a lot about the mayor’s race, particularly who’s in and who’s out.
A Philadelphia lawmaker now wants penalties on the books in case drones are used for mischief… or worse.
At the bill-signing today, Nutter repeatedly stressed that the change does NOT make marijuana legal.
City council members are introducing a bill that adds hate crimes to the individual conduct portion of the city code.
On Thursday, Philadelphia City Council continued a great Philadelphia tradition.