City Officials Get First Look At Philadelphia Community SchoolThe first day of school in Philadelphia saw the opening of the first round of community schools, where a broad range of neighborhood services and resources will be offered in addition to education.
With Soda Tax Signed Into Law, Philly Takes Next Step For Expanding Pre-KWith the soda tax signed into law, Philadelphia is looking for high quality pre-K providers that can start taking students as soon as the tax takes effect.
News, Politics and Entertainment with The Chris Stigall Show | June 17Chris discussed city council passing a soda tax, coffee possibly causing cancer and the varying opinions regarding gun control from Sen. Pat Toomey and Sen. Ted Cruz. Chris spoke with economist Chris Butler on Finance Friday about the soda tax at 7:00 and actor & comedian Jonathan Kite regarding his success at 7:20. Chris also spoke with Michelle Minton, a fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, about Philadelphia's soda tax at 8:20.
Candlelight Vigil At City Hall Remembers Victims Of Orlando Nightclub ShootingMayor Jim Kenney let group know the city of Philadelphia stands in solidarity with them.
Philly's Summer Reading Program Offers Kids A Chance To Call The MayorMayor Jim Kenney has offered his ears to kids in the library's summer reading program via a recorded phone line, where young readers can leave their synopses, reviews and critiques.
Philadelphia City Council Gives Preliminary Approval To Soda TaxPhiladelphia City Council has given preliminary approval to a tax on sugary beverages.
Mayor Kenney Encourages Philly Residents To Stay Put During DNCIf you're thinking of escaping the city during the Democratic National Convention this summer, Mayor Jim Kenney and the Philadelphia 2016 Host Committee are asking you to reconsider.
Debate Over Proposed Soda Tax Heats Up As Decision Deadline NearsPhiladelphia City Council held a hearing Wednesday on a beverage container tax that's seen as an alternative to Mayor Jim Kenney's proposed soda tax.
Toomey: Majority Of Police Officers Do Not Think Phila. Should Be A Sanctuary CityToomey called on Philadelphia to end its sanctuary city policy.
Philadelphia City Council Members Eye Alternatives To Soda TaxEven among the three council members who openly oppose the tax, there is strong support for universal pre-K.
Fallen Officers, Firefighters Remembered At Living Flame Memorial Service In PhiladelphiaFamilies of fallen Philadelphia police officers and firefighters gathered to remember the sacrifices of their loved ones Wednesday during the annual Living Flame Memorial Service in Franklin Square.
Secretary Of Homeland Security Makes Pitch For Reinstating City Cooperation On ImmigrationThe secretary hopes to persuade the city to cooperate with immigration enforcement.
Tempers Cut Short Town Hall Meeting On Philly's Stop & Frisk PolicyMayor Jim Kenney and Commissioner Richard Ross faced some harsh criticism on Friday night in connection to Philadelphia's Stop and Frisk policies.
Bernie Sanders Speaks In Opposition To Mayor Kenney's Proposed Soda TaxDuring the conversation, Sanders addressed issues both national and local, including Mayor Jim Kenney's plan of a soda tax to fund youth educational initiatives.
Mayor Kenney Bans City Employee Travel To North Carolina And MississippiMayor Jim Kenney announced that he is banning city employee travel to North Carolina and Mississippi in light of laws in those states he says discriminate against the LGBT community.