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Philadelphia mayoral candidates discuss how to help city’s unhoused residents

BY: - April 19, 2023

'I will break up the open-air drug market,' in Kensington, former City Controller Rebecca Rhynhart said.

Meet the women who want to be Philadelphia’s next mayor | Analysis

BY: - February 26, 2023

Women have previously been shut out of the mayoralty, but the 2023 race could change that.

Philly mayoral hopeful Gym apologizes for Union League visit

BY: - February 1, 2023

'I will continue to uphold the value that Philadelphia has no place for hate,' Philadelphia mayoral candidate Helen Gym said.

With Fetterman’s win behind him, Dem consultant McPhillips is sticking with Pa. for 2023

BY: - January 2, 2023

Can Brendan McPhillips bring his winning ways to Helen Gym's Philly mayoral campaign? He thinks so.

Philly Council members announce reproductive freedom platform

BY: - September 15, 2022

'Our city will always stand in defense of abortion access and reproductive rights,' Councilmember Helen Gym said.

Philly Parking Authority drops demand that city schools repay $10.8M

BY: - May 7, 2022

City Council President Darrell Clarke said he was pleased that the parking authority and the city resolved their financial dispute.

“We have to meet this moment,” said At-large City Councilmember Helen Gym about the 2023 budget and its impact on Philadelphians.

Philly Councilmember Helen Gym is ready to address livability in city with 2023 budget

BY: - April 11, 2022

By Brian Saunders PHILADELPHIA — As At-large Councilmember Helen Gym looks at her legislative agenda and Philadelphia’s budget priorities for 2023, the city’s livability is top of mind. “We have choices to make,” she said. “You know, there’s no question that at a time when our city and you know I define our city, by […]


Proposal would ban Philly from keeping Social Security cash for foster kids | Friday Morning Coffee

BY: - March 18, 2022

The proposal, sponsored by Councilmember Helen Gym, 'rectifies a clear injustice,' she said.

Philly Councilmember Gym wants answers on Parking Authority’s $11M demand from city schools

BY: - February 18, 2022

It's 'the latest in a string of outrageous acts of financial mismanagement' Gym said, calling for 'direct oversight' of the agency.

Calling for fair school funding, clergy, activists, Philly Councilmember Gym detained after interrupting Pa. Senate session

BY: - June 23, 2021

Black plastic zip ties were clearly visible around the wrists of those detained and who were cited for unlawful assembly.