The three biggest issues facing Philadelphia are education, poverty, and jobs, according to mayoral candidate Lynne Abraham in a radio interview last week.
Speaking with Solomon Jones on 900AM-WURD, the former district attorney also addressed her age, calling her 74 years an advantage that provides a "wealth of experience" as she runs for mayor.
Abraham also addressed the issue of gentrification, saying that while bringing people into the city is "essential to our future," consequences can emerge as some groups get "squeezed out." She mentioned the Longtime Owner Occupants Program (LOOP) and a 20-year tax abatement plan as ways to address this issue.
To hear more about her views on Gov. Tom Wolf's death penalty moratorium, employment for those with a criminal record, and what she plans to do as mayor, listen to the full interview here.