Last quote by Jim Kenney
At a time when our citizens' trust in government is at an all-time low, it is disheartening to see yet another elected official give the public a reason not to trust us. That this comes at the head of our justice system is even more troubling.
Mar 22 2017
Jim Kenney has been quoted 13 times. The two most recent articles where Jim Kenney has been quoted are Cinco de Mayo related celebration in Philadelphia cancelled, some fear ICE raids and Philadelphia’s Cinco de Mayo festival was just canceled amid fears of an ICE raid. Most recently, Jim Kenney was quoted as having said, “While we can't stop ICE from conducting these raids, I want our immigrant community to know that we want them here, we remain committed to being a Fourth Amendment city and protecting these values, and we will do whatever we can to help them feel comfortable bringing this celebration back in the future.”.
Jim Kenney quotes
Quotes by Jim Kenney
Mar 22 2017
While we can't stop ICE from conducting these raids, I want our immigrant community to know that we want them here, we remain committed to being a Fourth Amendment city and protecting these values, and we will do whatever we can to help them feel comfortable bringing this celebration back in the future.
Mar 19 2017
I'm devastated to hear that ICE has had such a chilling effect that Philadelphians no longer feel comfortable engaging in this public celebration.
Feb 27 2017
If we let this go on and on and on, we're gonna spiral down this slope of bigotry and hatred and we can't go there.
Feb 27 2017
My heart breaks for the families who found their loved ones' headstones toppled. Hate is not permissible in Philadelphia.
Jan 30 2017
We're proud to announce that in addition to the release of anyone detained at the airport yesterday afternoon, all new passengers arriving today will be treated the same as they would have been prior to the executive order.
Jan 24 2017
I know that Comcast and the business community are committed to ending wage discrimination, and I'm hopeful that moving forward we can have a better partnership on this and other issues of concern to business owners and their employees. This doesn't need to be an either/or argument – what is good for the people of Philadelphia is good for business, too.
Jan 23 2017
It is maybe not as palpable as it was, but it's still there. We need to do everything we can as a government to hold it up.
Nov 07 2016
I am thankful that the Transport Workers Union and SEPTA have reached a settlement, and I am very grateful to residents and commuters for their patience over the last six days.
Sep 17 2016
They will save your life, as we saw tonight.
Sep 14 2016
I have no doubt we'll be successful in defeating the lawsuit.
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