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.
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.
Eighteen Philadelphia students are spending the day getting an insider’s view of City Hall, as part of the annual PAL DAY activities.
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.
A long-planned overhaul of how water rates are set in Philadelphia is about to finally become reality.
One of Philadelphia’s longest running events returns this weekend, and Mayor Nutter joined organizers for a preview.
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.
A bust in this “no-storm” isn’t just disappointing for snow lovers. Many businesses have been affected by this forecast “faux pas.”
City Council President Darrell Clarke says council has every intention of working with Mayor Nutter this year.
State officials are now taking a hard look at whether the city-owned utility should speed up the replacement of aging gas mains.
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.
Local business leaders are busy asking for private donations so they can send students to see the movie “Selma” for free.
A decision could come within a few weeks on whether the Democratic National Committee will choose Philadelphia to host its 2016 nominating convention.
Nutter attributes the lower numbers not just to good policing, but also to cooperation from community groups that represent the city’s minority residents.
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.