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.