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PHILADELPHIA ENERGY AUTHORITY ANNOUNCES FIRST EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, 2014-2015 WORK PLAN

Authority created by Mayor Nutter & City Council to implement energy cost-savings strategies & help Philadelphia become greener   Philadelphia, April 3, 2014 –  The Philadelphia Energy Authority (PEA) announced it has hired Jill Kowalski, the former Executive Director of

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City of Philadelphia Releases List of Commonly Asked Questions About Agreement to Sell PGW

Philadelphia, March 26, 2014 – The City of Philadelphia released a comprehensive list of the most commonly asked questions and answers about the agreement of sale between the City of Philadelphia and UIL Holdings Corporation.   The Mayor issued the

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L&I Commissioner to Discuss 3rd & Market Demolition Site

WHO:            L&I Commissioner Carlton Williams                                     WHAT:          Commissioner Williams to provide media briefing on demolition site at 3rd & Market Streets.   WHERE:        Municipal Services Building, 1401 JFK Boulevard (outside, near Mayor Rizzo statue)   WHEN:          Thursday, March 13, 2014                     4:00 PM        TODAY

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City of Philadelphia Reaches Agreement to Sell PGW to UIL for $1.86 Billion

Agreement must win approval from City Council and PUC March 3, 2014 – The Nutter Administration announced today that it has signed an agreement to sell the assets of the Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW) to UIL Holdings Corporation for $1.86

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Mayor Nutter Opens New Office for RJMetrics, Fast-Growing Philly Tech Firm

Philadelphia, February 18, 2014 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter and RJMetrics, one of the city’s fast-growing technology companies, officially opened the company’s new headquarters at One South Penn Square. Founded in 2009 by Robert Moore and Jake Stein, RJMetrics has

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Mayor Nutter Issues Statement on Comcast Corporation’s Proposed Acquisition of Time Warner Cable Company

Philadelphia, February 14, 2014 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter issued the following statement on Comcast Corp.’s proposed acquisition of Time Warner Cable Company:   Comcast Corporation has emerged as a true media and innovation giant. I am hopeful that the

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Mayor Nutter Announces New Energy Efficiency Firm to Establish U.S. Headquarters in Philadelphia

Ecosave move expected to create 125 new jobs at Navy Yard   Philadelphia, January 23, 2014 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced today that Australian energy efficiency firm Ecosave, Inc. has chosen the Philadelphia Navy Yard as the location for

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Mayor Nutter Welcomes New Technology Company to Philadelphia

Poptent latest in long line of innovative, creative firms moving to Philly to access tech talent   Philadelphia, January 16, 2014 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced that Poptent, a video production and distribution company, has opened a new office

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City of Philadelphia and Regional Transit Agencies Launch Safety Awareness Campaign

Program Introduces #1776 Wireless Calling Code for Suspicious Activity Reporting   Philadelphia, January 7, 2014 – City of Philadelphia officials joined Greater Philadelphia area transit agency representatives to announce a new public service campaign designed to educate transit riders about

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Mayor Nutter’s Statement on US Airways-American Airlines Merger Approval

Philadelphia, December 9, 2013– Mayor Michael A. Nutter issued the following statement on the approval of the merger between US Airways and American Airlines:   “I congratulate US Airways and American Airlines on their new partnership, which will be a

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