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FREE LIBRARY PRESIDENT NAMED LIBRARY JOURNAL’s 2015 LIBRARIAN OF THE YEAR

Philadelphia, January 6, 2015 – Siobhan A. Reardon, President and Director of the Free Library of Philadelphia, was named the 2015 Library Journal Librarian of the Year.  The annual award recognizes one library professional who is transforming their library, community

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MAYOR NUTTER’S STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT OBAMA’S EXECUTIVE ACTION ON IMMIGRATION

Philadelphia, November 20, 2014– Mayor Michael A. Nutter released the following statement on President Obama’s executive action on immigration. The statement reads as follows:   “I support President Obama taking this bold and necessary action that will provide more resources

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MAYOR NUTTER’S STATEMENT ON THE PASSAGE OF THE CIGARETTE TAX

Philadelphia, September 23, 2014 –  Mayor Michael A. Nutter released the following statement on the Pennsylvania Senate’s concurrence of the House of Representatives approved legislation enabling the City to enact a $2 per pack cigarette tax to help fund the

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Mayor Nutter Opens City Of Philadelphia’s Innovation Lab

Philadelphia, August 1, 2014–  Mayor Michael A. Nutter opened the City of Philadelphia’s Innovation Lab, a technology-enabled space in which City employees, community members and external partners can work together to create solutions to municipal challenges, located in the Municipal

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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

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Mayor Nutter Announces School Reform Commission Resignation And New Appointment

Philadelphia, July 3, 2014 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced that he has accepted the resignation of School Reform Commission (SRC) member Dr. Wendell Pritchett’s and that he has named long-time Philadelphia educator Marjorie Neff to fill the vacancy.  

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MAYOR NUTTER’S STATEMENT ON THE 60TH ANNIVERSARY OF BROWN V. BOARD OF EDUCATION

Philadelphia, May 17, 2014–  Mayor Michael A. Nutter released the following statement on the 60th Anniversary of the Supreme Court’s ruling in Brown v. Board of Education, which declared state laws establishing separate public schools for African American and white

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