Monthly Archives: October 2008

Mayor Nutter And Phillies Announce World Series Parade

Philadelphia, October 31 – Moments ago the Phillies became the 2008 World Series Champions. Together, the team and the City will celebrate this victory on Friday, October 31, by hosting a parade that will originate at noon at 20th and

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Mayor Nutter, Council President Verna Receive Preliminary Report On Construction Industry Diversity

Philadelphia, October 27 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter and Council President Anna C. Verna have received the Preliminary Report of the Mayor’s Advisory Commission on Construction Industry Diversity. “I am very grateful for the work of the Commission to date

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Mayor Nutter, City Council Urge Renaming Of Streets To Honor Fallen Officers

Philadelphia, October 23, 2008 – Today in City Council, members, with support of Mayor Michael A. Nutter, introduced resolutions honoring seven fallen police officers by renaming both the street where the lived and the street where they died. "These seven

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Eyes On Philadelphia As Phillies Reach First World Series In 15 Years

PHILADELPHIA…October 20, 2008…By advancing to the World Series for the first time since 1993, the Philadelphia Phillies are not only keeping the dream of a championship alive, but are also giving the City of Philadelphia’s economy a welcome boost. According to the City of Philadelphia’s Department of Commerce, and the Philadelphia Sports Congress, a division of the Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau, this prolonged playoff run could generate up to $20M in incremental spending for the area economy.

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Arbitration Panel Awards Contract For City Of Philadelphia And Local 22

PHILADELPHIA, October 17, 2008 – After two months of hearings that included testimony from city officials, officials of the Philadelphia Fire Fighters’ Union, IAFF Local 22, and numerous experts, an interest arbitration panel has issued an award setting the terms

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Mayor Nutter Urges Philadelphia Voters To Back Fairmount Park – Department Of Recreation Merger

PHILADELPHIA, October 15 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter urged Philadelphia voters to back a proposal amending the Charter to merge the Fairmount Park Commission and the Department of Recreation. The question will appear on the November 4th ballot and voters

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Mayor Nutter Unveils Task Force On Ethics And Campaign Finance Reform

Philadelphia, October 6, 2008 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced the membership of the Mayor’s Advisory Task Force on Ethics and Campaign Finance Reform at a press conference at City Hall today. The Task Force will be chaired by former

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Nutter Creates New Economic Opportunity Cabinet To Focus On Growing Minority And Womanowned Businesses

One-stop-shop for business also created Philadelphia, October 1 – Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter today signed an executive order creating an Economic Opportunity Cabinet designed to set policy and establish goals to support the development, growth and participation in contract

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