“I’m pleased to say that Philadelphia is in the best shape it’s been in many, many years,” Nutter told the business leaders.
Saying he will always err to the side of safety, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter is standing by his decision to close government offices Tuesday.
Late Monday night, Mayor Nutter announced all City offices including the Courts are closed Tuesday for non-essential personnel. Philadelphia Public and Archdiocesan schools are also closed on Tuesday.
Kenney spent much of today holed up in his City Council office, making what an aide described as “personal calls.”
By law, Clarke would have had to resign his seat to run for mayor.
Joyce Craig, the first female firefighter to die in the line of duty in Philadelphia, was memorialized at City Hall by Mayor Nutter and other officials.
Mayor Nutter, when he was a city councilman, represented Manayunk. “I’ve been in that area a million times,” he said.
A city council committee on January 27th will debate Councilman Bill Greenlee’s proposal to make sick leave mandatory in Philadelphia.
As in past years, the soundtrack to those pyrotechnics will be carried on KYW Newsradio 1060.
Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter says the Brown and Garner deaths, each at the hands of white police officers, have created a volatile situation in our nation.
A big question in the race — will the collapse of the deal to sell PGW to a private company turn out to be a big issue? Mayoral candidate Lynn Abraham thinks so.
After two mayoral vetoes, councilman-at-large Bill Greenlee will try, try again to make mandatory sick leave the law of the land in Philadelphia.
City officials seem stumped, so to speak, over how to keep up with the growing number of city-owned trees that need to be pruned or removed.
The partnership between web site Kiva.org and the city’s Department of Commerce brings “crowdfunded microloans,” most of which are about $5,000 and are offered at zero-percent interest.
Mayor Nutter says paid sick leave is a “complicated policy question that profoundly affects employees and employers.” He previously vetoed two bills passed by City Council.