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(A driver negotiates past a formidable pothole on Fifth Street, north of Market, in center city Philadelphia.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Mayor Nutter’s New Budget Boosts Spending On Repaving Philly Streets

Mayor Michael Nutter plans to boost by about one-quarter the number of miles of Philadelphia streets that will be repaved in the coming year. And the focus will be on smaller streets in the neighborhoods.

03/08/2015

Mayor Michael Nutter. (File photo by Mike Dunn)

Nutter Not Yet Saying If New Budget Will Answer Latest District Request

Mayor Nutter presents his eighth and final budget one week from Thursday — and the key questions are whether and how he will respond to the latest hat-in-hand request from the School District.

02/24/2015

Teens in Philadelphia get to become city officials for the day as part of PAL Day activities. (Credit: Mike Dunn)

Philadelphia Teens Become Honorary City Officials For The Day

Eighteen Philadelphia students are spending the day getting an insider’s view of City Hall, as part of the annual PAL DAY activities.

02/23/2015

(Councilman Bill Greenlee.  File image from City of Phila. TV)

Council Committee Will Debate Sick Leave Again, And This Time The Mayor Seems To Be On Board

Before Council’s Public Health Committee is a measure that would require local businesses offer one hour of sick leave for every forty hours an employee works.

02/03/2015

(File photo by KYW's Ed Fischer)

Board That Will Rule On Philly Water Rates About To Become Reality

A long-planned overhaul of how water rates are set in Philadelphia is about to finally become reality.

02/01/2015

Mayor Nutter in an Aston Martin DB8 convertible at a 2015 Philadelphia Auto Show preview. (Credit: Paul Kurtz)

Mayor Nutter Joins Organizers As Philadelphia Auto Show Drives Into Town

One of Philadelphia’s longest running events returns this weekend, and Mayor Nutter joined organizers for a preview.

01/29/2015

File Photo. Mayor Nutter speaks with reporters outside his office at Philadelphia City Hall.  (Credit: Mike Dunn)

What’s Comes After Politics For Nutter? It Won’t Be Meteorology

Mayor Nutter knows being a meteorologist is a tough job — particularly when mayors and school administrators are relying on your forecast to make crucial decisions.

01/28/2015

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Snow Not Panning Out As Planned Could End Up Hurting The Bottom Line Of Some

A bust in this “no-storm” isn’t just disappointing for snow lovers. Many businesses have been affected by this forecast “faux pas.”

01/27/2015

(File photo: Philadelphia City Council president Darrell Clarke speaks to reporters in City Hall.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Clarke Says Council Will Continue To Cooperate With Mayor Nutter

City Council President Darrell Clarke says council has every intention of working with Mayor Nutter this year.

01/23/2015

A PGW payment office in center city Philadelphia.  (File photo by Andre Bennett)

State Pressures PGW To Speed Up Replacement Of Gas Mains

State officials are now taking a hard look at whether the city-owned utility should speed up the replacement of aging gas mains.

01/19/2015

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Nutter’s Data Dump May Be Aimed At Candidates

It was a policy wonk’s delight this past week, as Mayor Nutter released a 24-page presentation comparing his tenure as mayor to the three previous mayors.

01/18/2015

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 15: Actor Chris Pine and Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs announce the film 'Selma' as a nominee for Best Picture at the 87th Academy Awards Nominations Announcement at the AMPAS Samuel Goldwyn Theater on January 15, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Local Business Leaders Covering Cost Of Tickets For Thousands Of School Kids To See “Selma”

Local business leaders are busy asking for private donations so they can send students to see the movie “Selma” for free.

01/16/2015

City Hall in Philadelphia. (credit: Jenn Bernstein)

Local Officials Anxiously Awaiting Word If DNC Is Coming To Philadelphia

A decision could come within a few weeks on whether the Democratic National Committee will choose Philadelphia to host its 2016 nominating convention.

01/16/2015

Mayor Nutter speaking at a City Hall news conference. (Credit: Mike Dunn)

Mayor Nutter Praises Police, Local Groups For Drop In Violent Crime In Philadelphia

Nutter attributes the lower numbers not just to good policing, but also to cooperation from community groups that represent the city’s minority residents.

01/05/2015

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Nutter Speaks Out On Christie Rooting For Dallas Cowboys

Mayor Nutter says what probably bothered Eagles fans most was not that Governor Christie was rooting for his team, the Cowboys, but that he seemed to be flaunting it on national television.

12/20/2014

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