Philly Gets First New Behavioral Health Commissioner In 12 YearsCity officials didn't have to look far to find him, but they did anyway.
Homeless Haircuts Run Into City Hall SnagIn February, Ukee Washington introduced us to a man who gives haircuts to the homeless, and not in a barber shop. He meets them where they live: on the street. Now that man says he's having a problem with Philadelphia City Hall.
Protesters Interrupt Shakespeare Park Ribbon CuttingJust as the ceremony began, three activists with bullhorns came rushing to the podium.
Stakes High For Philadelphia In New Senate Healthcare BillSenate Republican leaders are pushing through with a plan to vote on a new version of health care legislation this week, despite divisions within the party and opposition outside of it.
Mayor Kenney Addresses Standoff Between Airline, AirportWith a strike looming at Philadelphia International Airport, Mayor Kenney has injected himself into the standoff.
Philadelphia's Beverage Tax Gets Boost Against CriticsAlthough Mayor Jim Kenney welcomes the support he says he had nothing to do with it.
News, Politics and Entertainment with The Chris Stigall Show | June 28Chris discussed Sarah Palin suing the New York Times, Mayor Jim Kenney being recorded by the FBI while wiretapping union leader John Dougherty and New Jersey being named the least patriotic state. At 8:20, he spoke with AB Stoddard from Real Clear Politics about Senate Republicans delaying a vote on their health care bill.
Shake Up At Mayor's Fund For Philly; Credit Cards EliminatedThe Mayor's Fund is making major changes, after a city controller's report found dubious spending by its previous board chairman
Feds Wiretapped Union Boss John Dougherty; Mayor Kenney RecordedMayor Jim Kenney confirmed Tuesday that he recently received a letter from the federal government, notifying him that he was picked up on a wiretap of Local 98 union boss John Dougherty.
City Argues It Complies With Federal Immigration Law In Response To Homeland SecurityThat's the assertion in a letter the city is sending to the Justice Department in response to an April demand by Homeland Security.
Syrian Refugees Get Warm Welcome In Mayor Kenney's Reception RoomPhiladelphia's World Refugee Day, Mayor Kenney welcomed a roomful of refugees and their advocates, to raise awareness about their plight.
New Alliance Is Helping Philadelphians Cross The Tech DividePhiladelphia's new Digital Literacy Alliance awarded its first grants, last week, and eight projects received a total of nearly $200,000.