Cherelle Parker elected Philadelphia’s 100th mayor

BY: - November 7, 2023

Democrat Cherelle Parkerwas elected Philadelphia's 100th mayor, and the first woman to serve in the role, unofficial results showed Tuesday.

Parker and Oh talk gun violence, opioid crisis, and housing in mayoral forum

BY: - October 27, 2023

Less than 12 hours after the candidates faced off in the first and only scheduled debate before the Philadelphia mayoral election, Democrat Cherelle Parker and Republican David Oh participated in a candidate forum hosted by The Urban Affairs Coalition (UAC) at Temple University on Thursday evening. 

Philadelphia mayoral candidates talk public safety, schooling, and Sixers arena in lone debate

BY: - October 26, 2023

Cherelle Parker and David Oh are vying to become Philadelphia's 100th mayor in next month's election.

Philly Mayor Kenney rebuffs growing demands to do more to reduce gun violence

BY: - July 31, 2021

In his six-page letter, Kenney said his administration was taking a “whole of government response” to gun violence, which he added was fueled in part by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Kenney punts on providing update on his anti-violence plan as homicides surge

BY: - April 1, 2021

The mayor said he punted on providing an anticipated update for his anti-violence plan, Roadmap for Safer Communities, due to the influx of funding the city is expected to receive from the recently passed federal coronavirus stimulus package. The city is on track to receive $1.4 billion toward its operating budget.

Philly Mayor Jim Kenney endorses Pittsburgh’s Michael Lamb as Auditor General race heats up

BY: - January 15, 2020

The race for Pennsylvania’s Auditor General seat ramped up Wednesday with two-term Philadelphia’s two-term Democratic mayor, Jim Kenney, endorsing western Pennsylvania’s Michael Lamb for the row office position.