Activists Want Philadelphia School Board Nominees Meeting Open To PublicThe mayor's nominating panel has the job of providing him 27 names, from which he'll appoint nine to the new local school board.
Mayor Kenney Praises City-Wide Benefits From Eagles Playoff RunMayor Jim Kenney says those who help make football go at The Linc every weekend are sharing in the spoils of the Birds playoff run.
Philadelphia School Board Nominating Panel To Have First MeetingFriday is the first meeting for the panel that will sift through the applications for Philadelphia's new local school board.
Kenney Won't Do Friendly Bet With Minneapolis Mayor Because He 'Doesn't Want To Jinx Anything'When sports teams from major cities face each other in big games, there’s usually a friendly wager between the respective mayors.
Timeline Set For Formation Of Board To Control Philadelphia's SchoolsMayor Jim Kenney has unveiled the names of the 13 people who will give him a list of nominees for a local school board.
Program To Employ At-Risk Youth Moves ForwardPhiladelphia officials, this week, awarded $6 million in contracts for a program to put at-risk youth to work.
Philadelphia Officials Criticize Trump's Immigration RemarksImmigration has long been a sore point between Philadelphia and Washington but the remarks attributed to President Trump have underscored the divide.
Mayor Kenney Asks For City Council's Help Replacing School Reform CommissionLast month, the School Reform Commission voted to dissolve itself, and the decision is expected to be approved by the State Secretary of Education.
Mayor's Office Makes Push For More Pre-K TeachersThe office is now taking steps to make sure they have enough teachers to support the children entering the program.
Bleak Statistics, Hopeful Discussion At Philadelphia Forum On Homeless YouthThe emphasis on these statistics were on fixing them, not being defeated by them.
Zeoli Show Log 11.22.17On today's show, Rich discussed a congressional investigation into harassment allegations made against Rep. John Conyers, Mayor Jim Kenney's reaction to Trump ending Temporary Protective Status for Haitians, and FCC Chairman Ajit Pai's stance on net neutrality.
Mayor Kenney Signs Whistleblower Protection For Philadelphia City WorkersInspector General Amy Kurland estimates her office saved the city $9 million, last year, rooting out waste, fraud and abuse, and she couldn't have done it without "whistleblowers."