Are Kenyatta Johnson’s Campaign Finance Reports Even Real?

Top picture is his last campaign finance report.  The page underneath is from his report filed at the beginning of last year. (more…)

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City Council Rising

…Council members who got the worst reviews were Kenyatta Johnson. Numerous staffers from multiple offices identified Johnson as an aloof "do-nothing" with the habit of spending more time in Council sessions texting than listening. Said one contact: "I'm surprised Kenyatta has phoned it in as much as he has because he only won [his district seat] by 60 something votes. He has the tightest margin of victory out of anybody. I would have expected him to be a workhorse when he got it and he really hasn't been. “ He's the only one who actually took the summer off. “If he doesn't mak

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Councilman Under Fire For Calling His Group A “Non-Profit”

Questions abound over an anti-gun group founded by Councilman Kenyatta Johnson which was described for years as a non-profit. Johnson now admits he never actually applied for non-profit status. This past week the website “AxisPhilly” reported that Councilman Kenyatta Johnson’s group “Peace Not Guns” had been described for years as a 501(c) non-profit agency but it never in fact applied for federal certification as a non-profit.

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Councilman’s “nonprofit” isn’t a nonprofit

Peace Not Guns, Inc. is not now and never has been a federally registered non-profit.  “It’s definitely not ethical to represent yourself as a 501(c) 3 when in fact you’re not one, and it’s possibly illegal,” said Zack Stalberg, CEO of the good government watchdog group Committee of Seventy. Christopher Sample, Johnson’s chief of staff… said that the councilman has not kept any financial records

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Developers call city’s Point Breeze eminent domain move a land grab

Councilman Kenyatta Johnson…introduced legislation…to condemn 43 scattered lots in the area, 31 of which are privately owned.  Feibush said he plans to fight the plan, contending it is driven by political pressure and connections, is illegal and disregards the private owners. (more…)

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