Mayor Kenney Tours House Of Correction Philadelphia mayor Jim Kenney went to prison Monday. It was a fact-finding tour at the House of Correction, which some city officials want to replace. The mayor, however, is still not convinced.
Phila. Councilman Agrees To Delay Vote on Land Purchase for Future PrisonSixth District councilman Bobby Henon, whose district includes the land that the city intends to buy, originally planned to call the measure up for a vote, but then changed his mind.
Philadelphia Budget Includes Funds For Possible New PrisonMayor Nutter has begun a process that could lead to the first new prison in Philadelphia in more than a decade, whether it actually gets built, is a question that will fall to the next mayor.