Monthly Archives: January 2009

Mayor Nutter Appoints Delaware River Waterfront Corporation

Establishment of new group fulfills objectives of Action Plan for the Central Delaware Philadelphia, January 30 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter has appointed members to the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation (DRWC), the new organization which has replaced the Penn’s Landing

Posted in Mayor's Press Releases, Press Release

Ask The Mayor (Jan 29, 2009)

KYW city hall bureau chief Mike Dunn asks mayor Michael Nutter questions from KYW listeners regarding the city budget, real estate taxes and the cleanliness of city streets and transit stations.

Posted in Budget Crisis, Local Economy

Unemployment rose in every state in December

In the month of December no state was spared, in some states their jobless rates have hit double digits.

Posted in Budget Crisis, National Economy

Parking agency cuts yield results

Through cutbacks and limiting payroll the Philadelphia Parking Authority is able to transfer millions to the city’s general fund and $600,000 to City School’s.

Posted in Budget Crisis, Local Economy

Rendell estimates job cuts

Rendell says up to 2,000 positions could be eliminated through layoffs and hiring freezes to plug the budget hole.

Posted in Budget Crisis, Regional Economy

Economy prompts lower bid on PA. Turnpike bridges

Bad economy can save the PA Turnpike more then $25 million to replace bridges.

Posted in Budget Crisis, Regional Economy

City jails offer a savings idea

Shipping inmates to State run correction facilities can help reduce the City’s growing budget shortfall.

Posted in Budget Crisis, Local Economy
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