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Mayor Nutter’s Remarks at Fourth of July Celebration of Freedom Ceremony

Mayor Michael A. Nutter’s Fourth of July Celebration of Freedom Address is as follows.  Check against delivery: Good morning and happy Fourth of July.  It is my great honor to welcome all of you, friends, neighbors, visitors and a very

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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

PHILADELPHIA PRISON SYSTEM DEDICATES ORCHARD, LAUNCHES VOCATIONAL TRAINING PROGRAM

Philadelphia, April 1, 2014 –  Mayor Michael A. Nutter and City officials dedicated a 2-acre tract of land behind the Philadelphia Industrial Correctional Center (PICC) on State Road for the Philadelphia Prison Orchard Project this morning.  The land will be

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

Mayor Nutter Opens Philadelphia Public Policy Case Competition

Philadelphia, March 14, 2014 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter opened the inaugural Philadelphia Public Policy Case Competition to all undergraduate and graduate students in the Greater Philadelphia region. The objective of the competition is for students to offer creative, impactful

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Fiscal Year 2015 Budget and Fiscal Years 2015 – 2019 Five Year Plan delivered to City Council

Philadelphia, March 6, 2014 – In his annual budget address, Mayor Michael A. Nutter detailed the proposed Fiscal Year 2015 (FY15) Budget and Fiscal Year 2015 – 2019 Five-Year Plan to City Council.   “Today, my proposed FY 15 budget

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Mayor Nutter Releases Priorities and Accomplishments Report

Philadelphia, March 5, 2014 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter released the City of Philadelphia Priorities and Accomplishments Report outlining the Administration’s upcoming priorities as well as accomplishments during the past six years.  Of the report, Mayor Nutter issued the following

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Mayor Nutter Appoints Second Chief Integrity Officer

Philadelphia, February 7, 2014 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced Hope Caldwell as the City of Philadelphia’s Chief Integrity Officer, effective February 3, 2014.  She became the City’s second Chief Integrity Officer, taking over for Joan Markman, who retired last

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Mayor Nutter’s Response to President Obama’s State of the Union Address

Philadelphia, January 28, 2014–  Mayor Michael A. Nutter released the following statement in response to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address:   “Tonight, President Barack Obama reaffirmed his commitment to making America a nation of fairness, opportunity and

Posted in Employment, Environment, Housing, Mayor's Press Releases, Neighborhoods, Press Release, Topics

City of Philadelphia Offices Closed Tomorrow

Philadelphia, January 21, 2014 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced that all City of Philadelphia offices will be closed tomorrow: Wednesday, January 22nd due to the weather.   All non-essential personnel are asked to stay home and off the roads.  

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Philadelphia Unemployment Rate Dips to Lowest Rate Since May 2009

Businesses continue to start, stay and grow in Philadelphia   Philadelphia, January 7, 2014 – According to figures published today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the unemployment rate in the City of Philadelphia dipped to 9.5 percent

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