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.
Philly Officials Expect Fun, Orderly Super Bowl ParadeCity officials predict a very different scene than the one immediately following the Super Bowl.
Mayor Kenney Introduces New Plan For Philadelphia's WorkforceThe mayor's calling the initiative "Fueling Philadelphia's Talent Engine."
Mayor Kenney To Announce Major New Workforce InitiativeOne key goal is overcoming barriers that contribute to a high rate of unemployment and poverty in the city.
Mayor Kenney Declares 'WWE Royal Rumble Week' In PhillyOn Tuesday, Mayor Jim Kenney proclaimed this week "WWE Royal Rumble Week" in Philadelphia.
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.