Michael Nutter

(Lance Haver.  Photo provided by Phila. City Council)

Council’s New Point Person on Civic Engagement OK with Council’s Restrictions on Public Comment

Philadelphia’s longtime consumer advocate, Lance Haver, has left the Nutter Administration to take a new City Council post: Director of Civic Engagement.

02/18/2015

Mayor Michael Nutter at the CBS Broadcasting Center the day after Philadelphia won its DNC bid. (Credit: Steve Lindsay/CBS3)

Nutter: Work On DNC Preparations Begins Today

“It’s just really great when a plan comes all together,” Nutter says.

02/13/2015

(Mayor Michael Nutter, surrounded by Democratic Party and convention officials, discusses the 2016 convention.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Nutter, Delighted DNC is Coming To Philadelphia in 2016, Admits Concern Over Costs

Mayor Nutter is among the local leaders behind the charge to host the DNC next year. But he didn’t start out that way.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/12/2015

US President Barack Obama addresses the House Democratic Caucus retreat on January 29, 2015 in Philadelphia.    AFP PHOTO/NICHOLAS KAMM        (Photo credit NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Sen. Toomey: American Boots On The Ground Necessary To Beat ISIS

“If we’re going to be successful in this, it’s going to take some American presence to even make a ground force effective. We’ve got to demonstrate a commitment to see this through, to win, or I don’t think that we sign up any of those guys to participate in a big way,” Toomey said.

02/12/2015

(Councilman Bill Greenlee, after his paid-sick-leave measure passes City Council, this time with Mayor Nutter's backing.  Image from City of Phila. TV)

After 2 Nutter Vetoes, Paid Sick Leave Becomes Law in Philadelphia

Paid sick leave bills, sponsored by Bill Greenlee, were vetoed by Mayor Nutter in 2011 and 2013, who said businesses were still struggling at those times to rebound from the recession.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/12/2015

(The Taney Dragons pose with Phillies' team  executives at the Philadelphia Sports Writers Banquet, on January 16th.   Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Chicago Little League Team, the Taney Dragons’ Spoiler, Loses Its Championship Title

Chicago eliminated Philadelphia’s Taney Dragons from the tournament last summer, in Williamsport, Pa.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/11/2015

Zeoli Show Log 2.10.15

Rich talked about President Obama lying about his opposition to gay marriage in 2008, the government withdrawing warnings about cholesterol, and the record setting premiere of “Better Call Saul.” He also spoke with John Keating, the attorney for a lesbian couple being sued by their sperm donor for parenting rights, and a Temple psychologist, Laurence Steinberg, about the dangers of the teenage brain.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–02/10/2015

(Mayor Nutter, far right, chats with Comcast executive VP David Cohen during a visit with the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

Nutter Reviews Accomplishments in Speech to Greater Phila. Chamber of Commerce

“I’m pleased to say that Philadelphia is in the best shape it’s been in many, many years,” Nutter told the business leaders.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/29/2015

(credit: Mike Dunn)

Nutter: No Regrets Closing Government Offices Despite ‘Big Forecast Miss’

Saying he will always err to the side of safety, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter is standing by his decision to close government offices Tuesday.

01/27/2015

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter. (credit: David Spunt)

Philadelphia Public And Archdiocesan Schools Closed Tuesday, Transit Affected Throughout Region

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.

01/26/2015

(Councilman Jim Kenney.  File image from City of Phila. TV)

Councilman Jim Kenney Nearing Decision on Philadelphia Mayoral Run

Kenney spent much of today holed up in his City Council office, making what an aide described as “personal calls.”

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/23/2015

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

Darrell Clarke Running Again For City Council, Ending Speculation on Mayoral Run

By law, Clarke would have had to resign his seat to run for mayor.

01/12/2015

(credit: Philadelphia Fire Department)

City Officials Hold Memorial Service For Philadelphia Firefighter Killed Last Month

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.

01/12/2015

File Photo: Divers search the Manayunk Canal. (Credit: Tim Jimenez/KYW)

Mayor Nutter Says City May Look At Safety Of Manayunk Canal

Mayor Nutter, when he was a city councilman, represented Manayunk. “I’ve been in that area a million times,” he said.

01/08/2015

(Mayor Michael Nutter.  File photo by Mike Dunn)

Nutter Optimistic About Reaching A Compromise With Council On Paid Sick Leave Bill

A city council committee on January 27th will debate Councilman Bill Greenlee’s proposal to make sick leave mandatory in Philadelphia.

01/06/2015

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