Mayor Kenney Revises Property Tax Plan The mayor revised his request when new property assessment figures came in.
City Leaders Spar Over Location Of Beverage Tax RevenuePhiladelphia’s city controller is raising concerns about the location of $62.9 million in tax revenue collected from a city beverage tax.
Mayor Kenney Announces Date Of Annual Spring CleanupAfter the recent storm, some folks are dreaming of Spring. So is the mayor, who on Thursday announced the date of the city's biggest annual Spring Cleanup event.
Mayor Kenney Asks For More Names For School BoardPhiladelphia Mayor Jim Kenney wants more choices as he picks a new school board.
Kenney Proposes 6 Percent Property Tax Increase To Fund City SchoolsPhiladelphia Mayor Jim Kenney has asked City Council to raise property taxes by 6 percent, in order to fund public schools.
Universal Pre-K Takes Hit In Mayor's Five Year PlanPhiladelphia Mayor Jim Kenney made a heartfelt plea for raising real estate taxes to pay for schools on Thursday, but his budget proposal also scaled back another major educational initiative.
City Council Members React To Kenney's Property Tax PlanCity Council members say they support the Mayor's intention to fill the school district's deficit, but there are the inevitable differences over how.
Mayor Kenney Receives More Than 2 Dozen Names For School BoardKenney says he'll probably make those selections sooner rather than later.
Safety Tops Issues Philly Residents Want New School Board To TackleThe survey was conducted by the mayor's Education Nominating Panel, which is narrowing down the list of 450 applicants for the new local school board.
Mayor's Labor Liaison Resigns, Eyeing Congressional RacePhiladelphia Mayor Jim Kenney's labor liaison has resigned and is expected to join the crowded race to replace long-time Congressman Bob Brady.
Authority Over School Board Causing Conflict In City HallPhiladelphia's City Council President is on a collision course with Mayor Jim Kenney, over the tenure of the soon-to-be impaneled School Board.
Mayor Kenney Doesn't Want To Bask In Reflected Light Of EaglesThe mayor is taking part in the celebration, but he'd rather stay in the background.