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MAYOR NUTTER SIGNS EXECUTIVE ORDER ON CITY POLICY REGARDING ICE DETAINER REQUESTS

Philadelphia, April 16, 2014– Mayor Michael A. Nutter, joined by members of City Council and community groups, signed an executive order amending the City of Philadelphia’s policy regarding U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainer requests.   “Philadelphia is a global,

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CITY OF PHILADELPHIA LAUNCHES NEW OPEN DATA WEBSITE FOR CITY CONTRACTS

Philadelphia, April 15, 2014 -  The City of Philadelphia, through a joint effort among the Finance Department, Chief Integrity Officer and the Office of Innovation and Technology (OIT), launched a new, online, open data website for City contracts (www.phila.gov/contracts/data).  The

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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

MAYOR NUTTER JOINS 1,639 MAYORS FROM ACROSS THE NATION TO MARK 2ndANNUAL MAYORS DAY OF RECOGNITION FOR NATIONAL SERVICE

Philadelphia, April 1, 2014 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter was joined by hundreds of mayors across the country in celebrating the second annual Mayors Day of Recognition for National Service, an initiative he announced during his presidential address at the

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

Peebles Corporation and P&A Associates Selected to Develop New Kimpton Hotel at 1801 Vine Street

Project will reposition historic Family Court Building into new tourist and visitor destination along Benjamin Franklin Parkway   February 18, 2014 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter formally announced the selection of the Peebles Corporation and P&A Associates as the developers of

Posted in Businesses, Mayor's Press Releases, Neighborhoods, People We Serve, Press Release, Topics, Urban Development, Visitors

Mayor Nutter Unveils Major New Development for Center City

1601 Vine Street project to include residential, retail, and LDS Church meetinghouse   February 12, 2014 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter was joined by representatives of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints today as they unveiled plans for a

Posted in Businesses, Home Owners, Housing, Mayor's Press Releases, Neighborhoods, Press Release, Residents, Urban Development

Mayor Nutter Reminds Homeowners About Deadline for Longtime Owner Occupants Program (LOOP)

Philadelphia, February 10, 2014–  Mayor Michael A. Nutter reminded Philadelphians of the upcoming application deadline for PHL Tax LOOP, the Longtime Owner Occupants Program, a new real estate tax relief program for eligible Philadelphia homeowners.  In December 2013, the City

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

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

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

Mayor Nutter Issues Statement on Governor Corbett’s Proposed Budget and Senate Approval of Two New SRC Members

Philadelphia, February 4, 2014 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter issued the following statement on Gov. Corbett’s proposed 2014-15 state budget and the Pennsylvania Senate vote confirming City Councilman Bill Green and Farah Jimenez as new appointees to the School Reform

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Mayor Nutter Attends C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group Mayors Summit

Philadelphia, February 3, 2014 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter traveled to Johannesburg, South Africa yesterday to attend the fifth biennial C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group Mayors Summit, which will take place February 4th-6th.  Hosted by the City of Johannesburg and

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