Mayor Nutter

(Mayor Michael Nutter signs a bill decriminalizing the possession of small amounts of marijuana in Philadelphia.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Local Group Praises Philadelphia’s New Pot Decriminalization Law

A handful of members of PhillyNORML were on hand as Mayor Nutter signed into law a bill that takes possession of small amounts of pot out of the court room.

10/05/2014

(Mayor Nutter, announcing his intention to sell PGW.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

City Council Debate Over Whether To Sell PGW Delayed

City Council’s plans to publicly debate the controversial proposal to sell PGW have now slipped until mid-October.

09/29/2014

(File photos:  Darrell Clarke, left, by Steve Tawa.  Michael Nutter by Mike Dunn.)

Darrell Clarke Says He Is Not Competing With Nutter Over Release Of Similar Plans To Restructure L&I

City Council President Darrell Clarke insists that his plan to reorganize huge portions of Philadelphia government is not intended to trump a related plan unveiled at the very same time by Mayor Nutter.

09/28/2014

(Mayor Nutter discusses some of the recommendations of his blue ribbon panel report on the future of the Department of Licenses and Inspections in the wake of the fatal collapse of a building onto the Salvation Army Thrift Store at 22nd and Market Streets in July 2013.  Members of the panel stand with the mayor.  Photo by Mark Abrams)

Report Blames City For Failing To Heed Warnings Before Deadly Market St. Building Collapse

A report by the Mayor’s Special Independent Advisory Commission found the deadly June 5, 2013 building collapse that killed six and injured 14 was “a symptom of larger, long-standing problems” with the City’s Department of Licenses and Inspections.

09/25/2014

(File photos:  Darrell Clarke, left, by Steve Tawa.  Michael Nutter by Mike Dunn.)

Nutter, Clarke To Unveil Dueling Plans For L&I

Mayor Nutter and Council President Darrell Clarke today are unveiling separate and competing proposals to reshape the structure of city government.

09/25/2014

(Mayor Nutter, announcing his intention to sell PGW.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

City Council Poised To Publicly Debate Nutter’s Plan To Sell PGW

The final week of September is likely to bring the start of City Council’s long-awaiting public hearings on Mayor Nutter’s plan to sell PGW.

09/15/2014

The new Dilworth Park (Credit: Justin Udo)

New Dilworth Park Open For Business In Center City

Dilworth Park, formerly known as Dilworth Plaza, reopens in Center City Thursday.

09/04/2014

Mayor Nutter signs into law a measure that will make it easier for new mothers who return to work to pump breast milk. (Credit: Mike Dunn)

Nutter Signs Bill Making It Easier For Moms To Pump Breast Milk At Work

Mayor Nutter has signed a bill that requires all Philadelphia employers to give workers who are nursing mothers the space and time to pump milk while on the job.

09/04/2014

Mayor Michael Nutter. (File photo by Tony Romeo)

Nutter Hopes For Public Hearings On $2 Billion PGW Sale When City Council Opens Fall Session

City Council has yet to introduce the Mayor’s PGW sale legislation nor to schedule public hearings. Council President Darrell Clarke has said those won’t come until Concentric — the consultant hired by Council to review the plan — has finished its reports.

09/03/2014

(Photo credit: Brian Garfinkel)

Video: Phillies Honor The Taney Dragons

The Phillies had a special ceremony on Wednesday to honor the Taney Dragons.

08/28/2014

(Photo credit: Rob Carr/ Getty Images)

94WIP, Philadelphia Thanks The Taney Dragons

94WIP and Philadelphia thanks the Taney Dragons on Twitter, following their heart-breaking eliminating loss.

08/22/2014

(The interior of Philadelphia club Delilah's, without the dancers.  Photo provided)

Nutter Administration Throws In Towel On Effort To Slap Tax On Lap Dances

One of the most unusual tax battles in Philadelphia history has come to an end.

08/21/2014

(credit: Jericka Duncan)

Mayor Nutter Heads Initial Witness List Submitted By Defense In Fatal Center City Building Collapse

The defense alleges no wrongdoing by the Mayor but wants testimony and evidence from the city’s Chief Executive and other top city and L & I officials for the defense.

08/20/2014

(Mayor Michael Nutter speaks with reporters outside his City Hall office.  File photo by Mike Dunn)

Mayor Nutter Insists If Philadelphia Hosts DNC It Won’t Cost Local Taxpayers Anything

Mayor Nutter repeated not only that the city was up to the task of hosting the convention, but also that it won’t cost local taxpayers a dime.

08/18/2014

(Philadelphia City Hall.  File photo by Jenn Bernstein)

Philadelphia’s Empowerment Centers Offer Residents Free Advice On Financial Matters

It’s an even dozen for Philadelphia’s “Empowerment Centers” which offer free guidance to city residents on balancing budgets and making ends meet.

08/16/2014

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