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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

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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

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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

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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

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Mayor Nutter Encourages Philadelphians to Sign Up for Open Enrollment Under The Affordable Care Act

Philadelphia, September 30, 2013–  Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced the open enrollment period for the Health Insurance Marketplace under the Affordable Care Act will begin October 1, 2013.  He encouraged uninsured Philadelphians to research and compare plans and enroll in

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PHILADELPHIA NAMED AS ONE OF FIVE WINNERS IN BLOOMBERG MAYORS CHALLENGE

Philadelphia is awarded $1 million prize to support an innovative initiative to help social entrepreneurs solve urban challenges     Philadelphia, March 13, 2013 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter today announced that the City of Philadelphia is one of the five

Posted in Education, Employment, Health, Mayor's Press Releases, Neighborhoods, Press Release, Topics

CITY OF PHILADELPHIA, RECYCLEBANK WIN OUTSTANDING PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP AWARD

Philadelphia, January 22, 2013– The City of Philadelphia and Recyclebank were selected for the Outstanding Award in Public/Private Partnerships by the United States Conference of Mayors (USCM). The award honors the partnership’s success in building a more sustainable city by

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

MAYOR NUTTER SIGNS EXECUTIVE ORDER; CREATES THE PHILADELPHIA FOOD ACCESS COLLABORATIVE

Philadelphia, December 18, 2012–  Mayor Michael A. Nutter signed an Executive Order creating the Philadelphia Food Access Collaborative, the coordinating body that will address the recommendations of the Mayor’s Task Force on Outdoor Serving of Food to improve access to

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