And he says the city will try to make next year’s “Welcome America” concert a bit more G-rated.
Biden will join Mayor Nutter and others on Thursday morning in front of Independence Hall for the 2014 edition of the “Celebration of Freedom” ceremony.
The bill’s sponsor, Councilman Jim Kenney, estimates that the new marijuana policy could save the police department and the courts $4 million a year.
Much to Mayor Nutter’s chagrin, his controversial plan to sell the Philadelphia Gas Works will not be introduced before City Council adjourns for the summer season.
Grassroots politicians from all across Pennsylvania are in Philadelphia for the annual Pennsylvania Municipal League convention. While here, they helped
The mayor has no direct role in the labor dispute, but he says his people are monitoring developments.
The airport workers were unhappy because the mayor’s executive order raising their wages does not apply to contracts currently in force, and that means the raises won’t come until the contracts are amended or renewed.
City Council president Darrell Clarke says the school district’s immediate need for $35 million by month’s end is a “self-inflicted wound” because the district, in his view, dragged its feet on selling old, shuttered buildings.
It was one year ago today that a building under demolition collapsed on the Salvation Army thrift shop at 22nd and Market Streets, killing six and injuring 14.
Even so, the proposed legislation does not fully meet the district’s needs for the coming year.
Mayor Michael Nutter called Dr. Maya Angelou “America’s poet — a woman whose light will be missed.”
The primary reason for the decision, the mayor said, is cost.
Mayor Nutter wants to sell the city-owned utility to a Connecticut firm called UIL for $1.86 billion.
Philadelphia officials today unveiled details on the long-planned overhaul of the city’s corruption-tainted Traffic Court.
Mayor Nutter says he’s concerned that the proposed graduated split in sales tax proceeds would need approval from the state General Assembly.