Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney

Listen 49:00

Guests: Jim Kenney

Today Marty sits down with Philadelphia Mayor JIM KENNEY. Marty and the Mayor will discuss Philadelphia’s status as a sanctuary city and what that means under a Trump administration. They’ll also talk about the affordable housing crisis in the city, the high poverty rate, the opioid crisis and the attempts to clear out the heroin encampments in North Philly, the rising hunger rate, Amazon’s passing on locating their HQ2 here, the work of District Attorney of Larry Krasner, and more.

WHYY is your source for fact-based, in-depth journalism and information. As a nonprofit organization, we rely on financial support from readers like you. Please give today.

Want a digest of WHYY’s programs, events & stories? Sign up for our weekly newsletter.

Together we can reach 100% of WHYY’s fiscal year goal