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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 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

Mayor Nutter Announces Philadelphia to Participate in National Effort to Reduce Climate Pollution

New City Energy Project Could Save City $77 Million, Cut Emissions Equal to Carbon Footprint of 23,000 Homes Annually   January 29, 2014 – Mayor Michael Nutter today announced that Philadelphia has been selected to join The City Energy Project (CEP), a

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

City of Philadelphia Responds to Bitterly Cold Weather

City departments provide cold weather tips for citizens.   January 7, 2014 –  The City of Philadelphia prepared for the frigid weather today and expected tomorrow with a coordinated response across City departments.   “Over the next few days, as we

Posted in Environment, Health, Mayor's Press Releases, Press Release, Public Safety, Topics

Mayor Nutter Announces Partnership Between the City of Philadelphia and Enroll America

City departments to provide information to citizens about health coverage available through the Affordable Care Act     Philadelphia, November 26, 2013–  Mayor Michael A. Nutter, joined by Enroll America Pennsylvania State Director Bill England, and Deputy Mayor for Health

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

Mayor Nutter, First Round Capital and PIDC Announce First Startup PHL Seed Fund Investment

Real Food Works moves headquarters to Philadelphia, receives $200,000 seed investment.   October 24, 2013 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter, along with First Round Capital and the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC), announced that Real Food Works will receive the first

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

Mayor Nutter’s Statement on The Passing of Dr. Walter P. Lomax, Jr.

Philadelphia, October 10, 2013 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter released the following statement on the passing of Philadelphia physician Dr. Walter P. Lomax, Jr.:   “I’ve known Dr. Lomax for more than thirty years.  He was an historical figure in

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