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MAYOR NUTTER SIGNS ORDINANCE, EXECUTIVE ORDER ON MARIJUANA DECRIMINALIZATION

Mayor Michael A. Nutter signed City Council legislation to decriminalize the possession and use of 30 grams or less of marijuana in the City of Philadelphia, and an executive order which directs the implementation of the law and coordinates supporting

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MAYOR NUTTER ANNOUNCES CITY SELECTED AS RECIPIENT OF ‘SECOND CHANCE ACT’ GRANT FROM U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Philadelphia, September 30, 2014– Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced that the City of Philadelphia has been selected as recipient of a Second Chance Act grant from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ),Bureau of Justice Assistance, to help Philadelphians who have

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MAYOR NUTTER ANNOUNCES CITY RECEIVES THREE GRANTS FROM U.S. DEPT. OF JUSTICE FOR YOUTH ANTI-VIOLENCE PROGRAMS

Philadelphia, September 29, 2014 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced that the City of Philadelphia has won three competitive grants from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) as part of the City’s

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MAYOR NUTTER’S STATEMENT ON THE PASSAGE OF THE CIGARETTE TAX

Philadelphia, September 23, 2014 –  Mayor Michael A. Nutter released the following statement on the Pennsylvania Senate’s concurrence of the House of Representatives approved legislation enabling the City to enact a $2 per pack cigarette tax to help fund the

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MAYOR NUTTER LAUNCHES MAYORS’ NATIONAL CLIMATE ACTION AGENDA WITH LOS ANGELES AND HOUSTON

Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced the formation of the Mayors’ National Climate Action Agenda with Mayors Eric Garcetti of Los Angeles and Annise Parker of Houston during the Clinton Global Initiative annual meeting in New York City. The launch of

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MAYOR NUTTER ANNOUNCES HILL INTERNATIONAL TO ESTABLISH GLOBAL HEADQUARTERS IN PHILADELPHIA

Move expected to create more than 220 new jobs in the city   Philadelphia, September 22, 2014 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced that Hill International, a global construction management and consulting firm, will establish its global corporate headquarters in

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

Forbes’ Under 30 Summit In Philadelphia To Host ‘Pressure Cooker’ Pitch Contest

Philadelphia entrepreneurs will have opportunity to win $400,000 in equity investment and Forbes advertising Philadelphia, September 18, 2014– The Forbes Under 30 Summit announced yesterday that it will host “The $400,000 Pressure Cooker”, a ‘Shark-Tank’ style competition for entrepreneurs as

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