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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

Posted in Education, Employment, Mayor Announcements, Mayor's Press Releases, Neighborhoods, Press Release, Public Safety

Officials Announce Public Safety Details For Celebration Of Freedom Ceremony

Details on venue rules, event security and more.   Philadelphia, July 3, 2014– City and Wawa Welcome America! Festival officials announced information for the public, including entrance gate locations, security procedures and venue rules in preparation for the Fourth of July Fourth

Posted in Arts & Culture, Mayor's Press Releases, Neighborhoods, Press Release, Topics

Mayor Nutter Appoints New Chief Data Officer

Philadelphia, July 2, 2014 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced that Tim Wisniewski has been appointed Chief Data Officer (CDO) for the City of Philadelphia under the Office of Innovation and Technology.  In this role, Wisniewski will coordinate departmental efforts

Posted in Mayor's Press Releases, Neighborhoods, Press Release, Topics, Urban Development

City of Philadelphia, School District and PolicyLab at CHOP Release Report on the Educational Outcomes of Youth Involved with DHS

Philadelphia, June 10, 2014 –  The City of Philadelphia released a report that found 17% of all Philadelphia public school students have been involved with the Department of Human Services (DHS) and/or the juvenile justice system at some point during

Posted in Arts & Culture, Mayor's Press Releases, Neighborhoods, Press Release, Recreation, Topics

CITY OF PHILADELPHIA SUBMITS BID TO HOST DNC2016

  Philadelphia, June 6, 2014 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter released a letter that was sent to Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee (DNC), announcing that the City of Philadelphia intends to compete to host the 2016

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

CITY OF PHILADELPHIA CELEBRATES FIRST FASTFWD COHORT; LAUNCHES SECOND COHORT CALL FOR IDEAS

Philadelphia, June 4, 2014 –  Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced the successful completion of the first cohort of FastFWD, a collaboration between the City, GoodCompany Group, a social enterprise accelerator, and the Wharton Social Impact Initiative that seeks innovative solutions

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

MAYOR NUTTER RELEASES STATEMENT ON PASSING OF LEWIS KATZ

Sunday, June 1, 2014 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter released the following statement regarding the passing of Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Daily News, and Philly.com co-owner Lewis Katz:   “I am shocked and deeply saddened to hear this terrible news. I

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

MAYOR NUTTER’S STATEMENT ON PENNSYLVANIA’S DEFENSE OF MARRIAGE ACT DECISION

Philadelphia, May 20, 2014–  Mayor Michael A. Nutter released the following statement on Federal District Judge John E. Jones’ decision that the Pennsylvania Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional:   “Today is a historic day in the Commonwealth of

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

CITY OF PHILADELPHIA RELEASES OIG ANNUAL REPORT

Philadelphia, May 13, 2014 – The City of Philadelphia released the Office of the Inspector General’s 2013 Annual Report, which shows that during 2013, the OIG saved or recovered $10.9 million for the City and that OIG investigations have also led

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

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,

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