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

City Plans Events to Quell Concerns of Businesses About Papal Visit

The Nutter Administration plans a press briefing this week, as well as a sit-down with business leaders to provide some guidance.

08/10/2015

Mayor Nutter, Roz McPherson of the Urban League and David Thornburgh of the Committee of 70 display proclamation honoring the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act.

Officials: Voting Rights Act Anniversary Wake Up Call To Boost Phila. Voter Turnout

Mayor Nutter said his career in public service is due entirely to the progress that began with the 1965 passage of the Voting Rights Act.

08/09/2015

Small business owners at a networking event at Community College of Philadelphia. (Credit: Steve Tawa)

Entrepreneurs Learn Skills From Goldman Sachs Program To Grow Small Businesses

CEO Cassandra Bailey of Slice Communications, who graduated from the intensive business education program last year, told the 20 new graduates she has hired four new people, and grew net operating revenue by 1,300% last year.

08/07/2015

Zeoli Show Log 7.15.15

Rich discussed Planned Parenthood, cats running for President and Kid Rock firing back at Al Sharpton. He also discussed forgiving Pete Rose, Bill Cosby art exhibit and whether Americans prefer vacation time or more money.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–07/15/2015

File photo: Mayor Nutter at the airport. (Credit: Justin Udo)

Nutter Embarks On Week-Long Trip To Germany And Israel

The first stop for Mayor Nutter is the city of Frankfurt, Germany, which is establishing a Sister City relationship with Philadelphia.

07/14/2015

The emblem on the hood of the 2nd Alarmers rapid response vehicle honoring fallen police officers and firefighters. (Credit: Dan Wing)

City Officials Unveil Memorial Emblem Honoring Fallen Firefighters And Police Officers

The emblem honoring Fire Captain Michael Goodwin Sr., Firefighter Joyce Craig, and Police officers Moses Walker Jr. and Robert Wilson III now sits prominently on the hood of the 2nd Alarmers rapid response vehicle, which offers water, fans and other forms of support at emergency scenes.

07/11/2015

(Mayor Michael Nutter, at City Council press conference.  Image from City of Phila. TV)

Nutter On Trump: ‘He Seems To Be A Person Who Needs A Significant Amount Of Attention’

Mayor Nutter had some choice words for republican presidential candidate and reality TV star Donald Trump this week.

07/11/2015

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Report: Smoking Rates In Philadelphia Fall To All Time Low

The report says the improvement comes after increases in smoking prevalence between 2000 and 2008.

06/29/2015

File photo: Mayor Nutter at the airport. (Credit: Justin Udo)

Mayor Nutter, Delegates Head To Rome To Plan For Papal Visit

Mayor Michael Nutter and other delegates are off on another trip to Rome to discuss logistics for the World Meeting of Families.

06/21/2015

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Council Leaders Insist Politics Not In Play In Rejection Of Nutter’s School Funding Proposal

Philadelphia City Council adjourned for the summer this past week after rejecting some key initiatives of Mayor Nutter.

06/20/2015

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Families, Officials Gather On Second Anniversary Of Deadly Center City Building Collapse

It’s a day of reflection and hope. An event commemorated the second anniversary of the building collapse that took place on the corner of 22nd and Market Street.

06/05/2015

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Amid Controversy, Nutter Insists He Has No Plans to Build New Prison

Controversy is growing over Mayor Nutter’s plan to purchase land in the Northeast, potentially for a new prison. In the face of that, he seems to be trying to distance himself from the idea of a new jail house.

05/24/2015

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter. (credit: CBS)

Owners Of Small Businesses Seek Local Funding For Renovations, Citing Federal Rigmarole Makes Process Too Expensive

A federally funded Storefront Improvement Program is facing an uncertain future because newly applied rules are making the projects more costly.

04/19/2015

(Fire commissioner Derrick Sawyer and councilman Mark Squilla, during City Council budget hearings.  Image from City of Phila. TV)

Brownouts Dominate Talk As New Fire Commish Debuts In City Council

The Philadelphia Fire Department’s controversial policy of temporary fire station closures — known as brownouts — dominated the discussion this past week during City Council’s first chance to question the new Fire Commissioner.

04/19/2015

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter. (credit: CBS)

Nutter Creates Panel To Help Tackle Recommendations Contained In US Dept. Of Justice Report On Police

Mayor Nutter has followed through on an Executive Order and named members of an independent civilian oversight board to advance efforts to ‘create a more responsive’ police department that ‘earns the public’s respect.’

04/18/2015

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