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Philadelphia Critiques Struggling Administration of Mayor Jim Kenney

Kimberly Paynter
Philadelphia Mayor Kenney speaks at a June 2020 press conference.

Public trust in government has been on the decline, as events revealed starkly in the past year, all across the country. For some Philadelphians a raging gun violence epidemic, a flawed vaccine rollout, and the tear-gassing of peaceful protesters have helped erode trust in the city’s leader – Mayor Jim Kenney.

WHYY’s Kenny Cooper has more.

(Original air-date: 6/16/21)