Commissioner Ramsey has long wanted the ability to rotate officers out of the department’s narcotics and Internal Affairs units, but such moves had been prohibited by the city’s contract with the police union.
After the Blackhawks won the National “Pop Warner” Pee Wee championship in 2010, Mayor Nutter promised them a new place to play.
Mayor Nutter is in France for the next six days for a trip that officials say is aimed at promoting French investment in Philadelphia.
He’ll join a prestigious list that includes Oprah Winfrey and Sidney Poitier.
The head of the PICA board told the mayor’s finance director that he’d like to see the city do more belt-tightening in order to start a rainy day fund.
Tragedy can lead to legislative change. And that, in turn, can lead to politicians tripping over one another in the rush to claim credit.
The new rule comes in the wake of last year’s building collapse on Market Street that killed six people.
The Nutter administration has lost in its legal battle to tax lap dances performed in the back rooms of strip clubs.
The mayor says both The Roots and Ed Sheeran cleaned up their lyrics and never needed to be bleeped, although they repeatedly were by WPVI-TV.
“The children of Philly deserve better,” said secretary of education Arne Duncan (center) at a Community College of Philadelphia roundtable on how young men of color can achieve.
Ambassador Sulunteh was critical of Mayor Nutter, specifically the mayor’s claim that the some in the Liberian community have spread misinformation about the fire department’s response time.
And Mayor Nutter stressed that the focus should be not on the fire department’s response but on what caused the blaze.
The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America is holding its Congress in Philadelphia, during which high-ranking clergy and lay people are discussing the Orthodox-Christian family.
“While there has been a lot of backslapping and clapping and ‘We finally got it done,’ we have not gotten it done,” warns state senator Anthony Williams (at left in photo).
And he says the city will try to make next year’s “Welcome America” concert a bit more G-rated.