Monthly Archives: August 2009

REMINDER: 3-1-1 TO REDUCE HOURS OF OPERATION DUE TO LOST SALES TAX REVENUE

Changes Begin at 12:01 AM Tonight Philadelphia, August 28, 2009 –Starting August 29th, the 3-1-1 call center will change its hours of operation from 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to 8am-8pm on weekdays, 9am-5pm on Saturdays, and

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CITY, PHILADELPHIA COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION MAKE SMALL BUSINESS FINANCING MORE EFFICIENT, ROBUST

Lending Operations for Businesses of All Sizes Now Held by Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation Philadelphia, August 28 – Today, the City of Philadelphia, with the support of the Philadelphia Commercial Development Corporation’s (PCDC) Board, elected not to renew contracts with

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STATEMENT FROM MAYOR NUTTER ON TODAY’S PENNSYLVANIA GAMING CONTROL BOARD DECISION

Philadelphia, August 28 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter has issued this statement following today’s Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board decision: I am disappointed by today’s ruling. My Administration has been working diligently with both Foxwoods and Sugarhouse over the last year

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STATEMENT FROM MAYOR NUTTER ON SENATE APPROVAL OF HOUSE BILL 1828

Harrisburg, August 26 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter has issued this statement following the Pennsylvania Senate’s approval of House Bill 1828 by 38 votes to 9: I am pleased that House Bill 1828 was passed by the Senate today with

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MAYOR NUTTER TO DECLARE PHILADELPHIA A “ONE” CITY

ONE, Launched in Philadelphia in 2004, Teams Again with City in Fight Against Global Poverty, Disease WHO: Mayor Michael A. Nutter WHAT: On August 25, Mayor Michael A. Nutter will join local members of the global anti-poverty organization ONE to

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MAYOR NUTTER DETAILS NECESSARY STEPS TO IMPLEMENT PLAN C BUDGET CUTS, TRANSMITS REVISED BUDGET TO CITY COUNCIL

Philadelphia, August 20, 2009 – Today Mayor Michael A. Nutter Today transmitted to the Philadelphia City Council a revised Five Year Plan that, if implemented, will result in the largest lay off of Philadelphia public servants in history. This proposed

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MAYOR NUTTER, DISTRICT ATTORNEY OUTLINE DEVASTATING CONSEQUENCES FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE OF INACTION IN HARRISBURG

Revised Five Year Plan to include massive cuts to courts, District Attorney and Public Defender Philadelphia, August 19 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter was joined by District Attorney Lynne Abraham, President Judge Pamela Pryor Dembe, and Chief Defender Ellen Greenlee

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MAYOR NUTTER, DISTRICT ATTORNEY, PRESIDENT JUDGE, CHIEF DEFENDER TO DESCRIBE IMPACT OF BUDGET CRISIS ON CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM

WHO: Mayor Michael A. Nutter District Attorney Lynne Abraham President Judge Pamela Pryor Dembe Chief Defender Ellen Greenlee WHAT: Mayor Nutter and leaders from Philadelphia’s criminal justice system will describe the impact of the budget crisis on the court system

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MAYOR NUTTER OUTLINES REAL COST OF DELAY IN HARRISBURG

Lost Sales Tax Revenue Tops $20 million Philadelphia, August 17, 2009 – Today Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced that the City must cut an additional $20 million because the State Senate has not passed HB 1828, legislation authorizing a temporary

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TOM CORCORAN APPOINTED NEW PRESIDENT OF THE DELAWARE RIVER WATERFRONT CORPORATION (DRWC)

Philadelphia, August 17 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced today that Thomas P. Corcoran has been appointed as the new President of the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation (DRWC). Mr. Corcoran joins the DRWC from the Cooper’s Ferry Development Association, Inc

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