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Prominent African American Faith Leaders Endorse Mayor Jim Kenney

Posted On May 11, 2019

CONTACT: Harrison Morgan, Harrison@kenneyforphiladelphia.com PHILADELPHIA — Mayor Jim Kenney was endorsed today for re-election by five prominent faith leaders in the African American community. He received the endorsement of Bishop Ernest C. Morris, Sr, Pastor James S. Hall Jr, Rev. Dr. Kevin R. Johnson, Rev. James Moore, Sr, and Bishop J. Louis Felton. “I’m in full […]

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Kenney for Philadelphia Announces Slate of Endorsements

Posted On May 8, 2019

CONTACT: Harrison Morgan,  Harrison@kenneyforphiladelphia.com PHILADELPHIA — Today, Mayor Jim Kenney announced his endorsements of candidates for City Council At-Large, City Commissioner, and Register of Wills. The Mayor is endorsing Isaiah Thomas, Katherine Gilmore Richardson, Derek Green, and Helen Gym for City Council At-Large, Omar Sabir and Lisa Deeley for City Commissioner, and Ronald Donatucci for Register of Wills. “I’m proud to endorse these well-qualified […]

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Larry Krasner Endorses Mayor Jim Kenney for Re-Election

Posted On April 18, 2019

Date: April 18, 2019 Contact: Harrison Morgan, harrison@kenneyforphiladelphia.com PHILADELPHIA – Today, District Attorney Larry Krasner endorsed Mayor Jim Kenney for re-election to a second term. “Jim Kenney has been a leader in the movement for progressive criminal justice reform. He dramatically reduced our local jail population and led the effort to decriminalize small amounts of […]

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Kenney for Philadelphia Announces Major Endorsements

Posted On April 11, 2019

DATE: April 11, 2019 CONTACT: Harrison Morgan, Harrison@kenneyforphiladelphia.com PHILADELPHIA — Today, Kenney for Philadelphia announced the first round of endorsements in support of Mayor Kenney’s re-election bid. These endorsements are from prominent elected leaders at both the federal and state levels. “I’m honored to have the support of some of my colleagues in both Harrisburg and Washington,” said […]

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Mayor Kenney Announces Bid for Re-Election

Posted On March 12, 2019

(PHILADELPHIA) – This morning, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney formally announced his intent to seek re-election. In a campaign video, the Mayor, alongside Philadelphia parents and teachers, discussed the tremendous progress our schools have made in just three years. Under Mayor Kenney’s administration, teachers reached their first contract and received their first raise in five years; […]

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Mayor Kenney Highlights Commitment to Education in New Video about PHLpreK

Posted On March 4, 2019

Friends, Earlier this year, we celebrated the two-year anniversary of PHLpreK — a free program that offers quality pre-K to children in neighborhoods throughout our city. Since its launch, over 4,000 children have been given access to a life-changing early childhood education. With the right resources, children can break out of poverty — and that’s […]

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Mayor Kenney is Fighting to Raise the Minimum Wage

Posted On February 21, 2019

Friends, do you support raising the minimum wage to $15 per hour? Well Jim Kenney does, and his record as mayor — like raising the minimum wage to $15 per hour in Philadelphia for city employees and contractors — shows his commitment to working Philadelphians. Philadelphians like Janna, a worker at the airport who now […]

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