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Mayor Nutter Receives the Annual Report From DHS Community Oversight Board

Mayor Michael A. Nutter received the Community Oversight Board’s (COB) 2014 Annual report for the Department of Human Services, which recognizes DHS’s successful implementation of twenty-one of the thirty-seven recommendations by the Child Welfare Review Panel (CWRP).  Of the remaining

Posted in Mayor's Press Releases, Press Release

PHILADELPHIA RANKS 9TH IN EPA’S LIST OF TOP CITIES WITH ENERGY STAR® CERTIFIED BUILDINGS

Philadelphia, April 10, 2014– In a list released this morning by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) the Philadelphia region was ranked 9th in the U.S. list of the top 25 U.S. metropolitan areas with the most ENERGY STAR certified buildings.

Posted in Press Release

Mayor Nutter Sends Letter to City Council Regarding the Proposed Sale of Philadelphia Gas Works

Mayor Michael A. Nutter sent a letter to members of the Philadelphia City Council regarding the proposed sale of the Philadelphia Gas Works.  The text of the letter is as follows:   Dear Members of City Council: I understand that

Posted in Mayor's Press Releases, Press Release

Inspector General Honors City Attorney for Recovering More Than $270,000 in Bounced Checks

Inspector General Amy L. Kurland awarded the City of Philadelphia’s third annual Integrity Award to Ann Agnes Pasquariello, Divisional Deputy Solicitor, for her work in recovering more than $270,000 from businesses that paid for business licenses and construction permits with

Posted in Mayor's Press Releases, Press Release

MAYOR NUTTER SIGNS E-CIGARETTE LEGISLATION

Philadelphia, April 9, 2014– Mayor Michael A. Nutter, joined by Councilman William Greenlee and Deputy Mayor for Health and Opportunity Dr. Donald Schwarz, signed into law legislation that prohibits the sale of e-cigarettes to minors and the use of e-cigarettes

Posted in Health, Mayor's Press Releases, Press Release, Topics

PHILADELPHIA UNEMPLOYMENT DROPS TO LOWEST RATE SINCE DECEMBER 2008

Number of jobs in the city highest since 2003   Philadelphia, April 9, 2014– Philadelphia’s unemployment rate for February dropped to 8.3%, according to preliminary numbers released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).  The unemployment rate is

Posted in Employment, Mayor's Press Releases, Press Release, Topics

MAYOR NUTTER ISSUES STATEMENT ON PASSING OF CHUCK STONE

Philadelphia, April 7, 2014 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter issued the following statement on the passing of former Philadelphia Daily News journalist Chuck Stone.   “Chuck Stone was a leader, a pioneer and a friend to me and so many

Posted in Arts & Culture, Mayor's Press Releases, Neighborhoods, Press Release, Topics

WINNERS OF THE FIRST PHILADELPHIA PUBLIC POLICY CASE COMPETITION ANNOUNCED

Philadelphia, April 4, 2014 – A panel of judges with representatives from the public, private and non-profit sectors selected the winners of the first Philadelphia Public Policy Case Competition today. The winning submission, “Student Housing Cooperative Network: A Post-Graduate Retention

Posted in Arts & Culture, Mayor's Press Releases, Press Release, Topics

PHILADELPHIA CELEBRATES JAZZ APPRECIATION MONTH

Philadelphia, April 3, 2014 –  Mayor Michael A. Nutter proclaimed April 2014 Jazz Appreciation Month in the City of Philadelphia and launched the month-long celebration during a press conference at City Hall this morning. During the event, Philadelphia-born jazz legend

Posted in Arts & Culture, Mayor's Press Releases, Press Release, Topics

DEPUTY MAYOR GREENBERGER ANNOUNCES DIRECTOR FOR NEW OFFICE OF MANUFACTURING AND INDUSTRY

Philadelphia, April 4, 2014 – Deputy Mayor for Economic Development Alan Greenberger announced that Michael Cooper, previously a Vice President of Marketing and Business Development at the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC), will serve as the Director of the newly-created

Posted in Mayor's Press Releases, Press Release, Topics, Urban Development
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