Monthly Archives: July 2009

MAYOR NUTTER TO HARRISBURG: WE NEED ACTION NOW

Philadelphia, July 30 – Today Mayor Michael A. Nutter called on Harrisburg lawmakers to approve legislation needed to avoid devastating cuts in City services. Mayor Nutter detailed a series of steps that the City will have to take to balance

Posted in Press Release

CITY OF PHILADELPHIA ANNOUNCES FURTHER MEASURES TO CRACK DOWN ON EMPLOYEE TAX DELINQUENCY

Philadelphia, July 29 – The City of Philadelphia announced today two additional tough measures to collect taxes owed by City employees. These measures are the next stage of a process which has already generated $1 million in back taxes paid

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VICE PRESIDENT BIDEN, ATTORNEY GENERAL HOLDER ANNOUNCE RECOVERY ACT FUNDING FOR PHILADELPHIA POLICE DEPARTMENT

Philadelphia, July 28, 2008 – Vice President Joe Biden and Attorney General Eric Holder today announced that Philadelphia will receive $10.9 million dollars over three years to put 50 more police officers on the streets – the maximum number of

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VICE PRESIDENT BIDEN, ATTORNEY GENERAL HOLDER, MAYOR NUTTER TO MAKE MAJOR RECOVERY ACT ANNOUNCEMENT

WHO: Vice President Joseph R. Biden Attorney General Eric Holder Governor Ed Rendell (PA) Governor Jon Corzine (NJ) Governor Jack Markell (DE) Governor Martin O’Malley (MD) Mayor Michael A. Nutter Police Commissioner Charles H. Ramsey WHAT: Vice President Biden and

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MAYOR’S BOX ATTENDEES, APRIL – JUNE 2009

Largest number of attendees – Philadelphia high school students Philadelphia, July 24 – The City of Philadelphia has released the names of those who received tickets to the Mayor’s Box between April 1, 2009 and June 30, 2009. The City’s

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MAYOR’S TASK FORCE ON TAX POLICY & ECONOMIC COMPETITIVENESS CALLS FOR PUBLIC INPUT ON CITY’S TAX STRUCTURE AND REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT ENVIRONMENT

WHO: Mayor’s Task Force on Tax Policy and Economic Competitiveness WHERE: City Hall, Room 400 WHEN: Thursday, August 13, 2009 4:00 pm- 6:30 pm WHAT: The Mayor’s Task Force on Tax Policy & Economic Competitiveness is developing recommendations to improve

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MAYOR NUTTER WELCOMES 2009-2010 FELLOWS TO PHILADELPHIA

WHO: Mayor Michael Nutter Beth Miller, Executive Director, Community Design Collaborative Job Itkovitz, Philly Fellows Board Co-Chair Rory Sykes, ’08-’09 Fellow, Philadelphia Youth Network Tom Ifill, Executive Director, Philly Fellows WHERE: City Hall, Mayor’s Reception Room, Room 202, 2nd floor

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Mayor Nutter welcomes Obama Administration’s National Conversation on the Future of Urban and Metropolitan America to Philadelphia

White House officials join Commerce, Agriculture and HUD to explore local Fresh Food Initiative – PHILADELPHIA – This week, Philadelphia will be the site of the first leg of the National Conversation on Urban and Metropolitan America as officials from

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MAYOR NUTTER PRAISES SENATOR SPECTER FOR VOTE AGAINST THUNE AMENDMENT

Philadelphia, July 22 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter praised Senator Arlen Specter today for voting against the Thune Amendment today, an amendment which would require Pennsylvania to honor concealed carry permits granted by other states, even if those persons would

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MAYOR NUTTER CALLS ON U.S. SENATE TO REJECT CONCEALED GUN LAW

Philadelphia, July 21 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter joined New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and other mayors from the Coalition of Mayors Against Illegal Guns on a conference call this afternoon to call on the U.S. Senate to reject

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