New Law Will Give Some Workers In Philadelphia A RaisePhiladelphia Mayor Jim Kenney on Thursday signed into law a bill expanding who is required to pay their workers the prevailing wage.
Kenney, Union Officials Call Out Trump For Failing To Keep Promise To PhiladelphiaThe Trump Organization announced plans for the Tower in 2006: a 45-story condo high-rise along the Delaware River, near Sugar House casino.
Bill Proposes Opening The Philadelphia Parking Authority Board To Non-ResidentsThe bill has passed the House and is currently before the Senate.
A Commission To Coordinate Investments In Philadelphia Could Be Coming SoonIf the bill passes, and Mayor Kenney signs it, voters would be asked to approve it in a referendum. A similar bill passed in 2000, but never went on the ballot.
Mayor Chides Jimmy Fallon For Lame Philadelphia 'SNL' AccentKenney tweeted: "Eyetalian hoagies are best for Iggle's game!" referring to the city's NFL team.
Mayor Kenney Encourages Job Growth During 'Manufacturing Day'Inside the PTR Baler warehouse, a group of workers, high school students, and teachers chatted with Mayor Jim Kenney about ways to strengthen the manufacturing industry, and spur job growth in Philadelphia.
Councilman Opposes Breadth Of Sanctuary City Bill In State HouseCouncilman David Oh says a bill in Harrisburg should not be able to cut off all state aid from Philadelphia.
News, Politics and Entertainment with The Chris Stigall Show | September 23Chris reviewed last night's Speaker Series with Ann Coulter, Mayor Kenney's fight with a State Rep. over sanctuary cities and previewed Monday's presidential debate. He talked with economist Chris Butler on Finance Friday about Donald Trump's trade policy at 7:00, CSN Philly's Ray Didinger to preview the Eagles matchup against the Steelers at 8:00 and Israeli Deputy Minister for Diplomacy in the Prime Minister's Office Michael Oren about his book Ally and confronting terrorism at 8:20.
Philadelphia Federal Reserve Hosts Conference To Improve Local EconomiesLeaders from around the country are in the city to discuss ways to get more Americans working.
State Rep Fires Back At Mayor Kenney Over Sanctuary Cities BillState Rep Martina White responds to criticism from Mayor Jim Kenney of her bill that would punish sanctuary cities.
Suit Filed Against Soda Tax; Mayor Kenney Blast Soda IndustryThe mayor used the same word as his statement to describe the suit -- repugnant.
Mayor Kenney To Address United NationsPhiladelphia Mayor Jim Kenney travels to New York on Wednesday to address the United Nations.