PICA: Overtime a challenge for Kenney admin

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In the first fiscal quarter that Mayor Kenney was fully in charge, revenues were strong yet use of overtime was the highest it’s been... Read more

Anti-soda tax coalition makes appeal for speedy appeal

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Attorneys hoping for a legal reversal to strike down the city’s beverage tax want the court to move quickly to hear its appeal. In an... Read more

Kenney's administration doesn't yet mirror the city it serves

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Mayor Kenney wants local government to mirror Philadelphia’s demographics. A report released Thursday by the city's Office of Diversity... Read more

City adds $700K in beds, services for homeless youth

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In response to a rapid increase in youth homelessness over the past four years, the city announced Tuesday it will dedicate $700,000 to pay... Read more

Is city pension conversion plan Russian roulette?

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The City Controller’s plan to offer the majority of pension retirees a one-time payout in exchange for lowering their annual pension... Read more

Council committee passes bills to combat lead poisoning

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A committee of Philadelphia City Council has passed a package of bills aimed at protecting against lead poisoning, sending them before the... Read more

DNC host committee chief headed to Cozen O'Connor

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Kevin Washo, who headed Philadelphia’s host committee for the Democratic National Convention, is joining Cozen O’Connor as a government... Read more

Kenney: Philadelphia to remain a sanctuary city - for now

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Mayor Kenney said Thursday that the immigrant community need not worry, yet. Philadelphia will remain a sanctuary city, for now. Sanctuary... Read more