Latest Fact-checks on Jim Kenney Jim Kenney stated on March 27, 2017 in a tweet: "Immigrants are responsible for 96 percent of our small biz growth since 2000." Jim Kenney stated on December 15, 2016 in a report: "While many urban areas across the country saw a sharp increase in crime over the last year, the Philadelphia Police Department successfully lowered part one crimes." Jim Kenney stated on April 25, 2015: On eliminating the influence of money in policy campaigns Jim Kenney stated on June 23, 2016 in remarks at the Better Bike Share conference: My administration is "well represented both racially, ethnically and gender-wise." Jim Kenney stated on March 27, 2016 in Pennsylvania: "Big soda has a lot of money. They make a lot of profit off their product and they market in neighborhoods that suffer from these very things that we’re trying to cure." Jim Kenney stated on March 10, 2016 in a budget address to City Council: "When the City and the Fairmount Park Conservancy invested $5 million in Hunting Park, crime went down 89 percent within a half mile radius of the park over the next three years." Jim Kenney stated on March 3, 2016 in Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney clarified his stance on stop and frisk to the Al Día editorial board.: On ending stop and frisk Jim Kenney stated on February 17, 2016 in a speech before the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce: "An economic impact study found that for every $1 invested in pre-K in Pennsylvania, a total of $1.79 is generated in total spending within the state."