Mayor Michael Nutter
After months of contentious negotiations, City Council approved — and Mayor Nutter plans to sign — a bill that creates what’s called a Land Bank.
Recent data from the US Department of Education shows that roughly 36 million Americans between age 16 and 65 lack basic literacy, math and problem solving skills, putting American adult skill levels far below the international average.
Mayor Nutter says city funding must be increased to promote and market the city across America and around the world.
Mayor Michael Nutter was joined by other city leaders Monday evening in an attempt to stop the so-called “Knockout Game” from spreading to Philadelphia.
Mayor Nutter on Thursday transmitted to City Council a bill to sell the underground garage to a Chicago firm called InterPark for nearly $30 million. But the measure was never formally introduced, and Nutter’s spokesman Mark McDonald says that pushed the deal to next year.
He was part of a group of lawmakers, led by Vice President Joe Biden, who got a tour of the $5.2 billion project to expand the Panama Canal.
State lawmakers are moving forward on a bill that would make it impossible for Philadelphia and other cities in Pennsylvania to enact paid mandatory sick leave.
2,000 runners filled the Ben Franklin Parkway early Saturday morning for the traditional Rothman 8K the day before the big marathon.
Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter says an independent commission will review the city’s Department of Licenses and Inspections in the wake of a deadly building collapse that killed six people.
Construction is set to begin on the pier park on the Delaware River at Washington Avenue Green.
The Mayor gathered with Council President Darrell Clarke and several members of City Council late Wednesday afternoon to announce he had reached what he labeled a compromise on the school fund plan.
Moore College of Art alumna Dominique Streater is this season’s winner of the design show, “Project Runway,” and the whole school feels victorious.
Mayor Michael Nutter rappelled down a 31-story building on Friday to raise money for Outward Bound.
Six firms are in the running for a second casino license in Philadelphia, and today the Gaming Control Board will get a detailed review of those applications from the mayor’s Commerce Director Alan Greenbeger.
Inadequate funding for Pennsylvania’s largest school district could damage the futures of its students and the state’s economy, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter said Monday after he lobbied Gov. Tom Corbett for more aid.