Mayor Nutter Congretulates New Administration Appointees

Mayor Michael A. Nutter issued the following statement regarding the recent appointments by Mayor-elect Jim Kenney of current City officials to positions within the new Administration: “I want to congratulate the men and women who have served in my Administration and
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Race, Culture And Human Relations

Mayor Michael A. Nutter spoke in Tallahassee, Florida at Mayor John R. Marks’, III 9th Annual Summit on Race, Culture and Human Relations.  Mayor Nutter’s speech was entitled: “Cities United: A Conversation about Deaths of African-American Males”. The speech follows: “On February 26th, on a rainy evening in Florida, Trayvon Martin (more...)

Mayor Nutter Delivers Budget Address

Fiscal Year 2013 Budget and Fiscal Years 2013 – 2017 Five Year Plan introduced to City Council Mayor Michael A. Nutter delivered his proposed Fiscal Year 2013 (FY13) Budget and Fiscal Year 2013- 2017 Five-Year Plan in his annual budget address to City Council. The Mayor’s proposed budget (more...)

Philadelphia’s Most-Wanted To Air On Channel 64

On accordance with the new crime fighting measures announced in January, Channel 64, the government access channel, and the Philadelphia Police Department will air slides featuring the photos and vital information for the 100 most wanted persons who have outstanding violent felony warrants.  In an effort to elicit public cooperation (more...)

Nutter:”I am Keeping My Focus On the Future of Philadelphia”

Mayor Michael A. Nutter addressed the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce at their annual Mayoral Luncheon and President’s Circle Reception. Also during the luncheon, the 2011 Edward Powell Award was presented to Richard Hayne, President, Chairman of the Board and CEO of Urban Outfitters.  The Edward Powell Award is presented (more...)

New Crime Fighting Measures In Philadelphia

Mayor Michael A. Nutter along with District Attorney Seth Williams and Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey unveiled the City’s new crime fighting measures focusing on prevention, intervention and collaboration at Strawberry Mansion High School.  This strategy will link police, neighborhoods and our public and private law enforcement partners to reduce violence. “Working (more...)

Philadelphia:Arts, Culture & The Creative Economy

The Mayor’s Cultural Advisory Council (MCAC) yesterday presented Mayor Michael A. Nutter with Creative Philadelphia: A Vision Plan for Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy; a plan that establishes a clear set of goals, objectives and strategies to realize Philadelphia’s vision for a thriving artistic and creative community. The document is (more...)

To “Be Aware” Of Child Abuse

Mayor Michael A. Nutter was joined by City and School District officials, the District Attorney’s office and child welfare advocates to urge Philadelphians to report suspected sexual or physical abuse or neglect of a child.  Officials encouraged citizens to utilize City and state services as a resource and tool to (more...)

Occupy Philly:Health And Safety

At a noon news conference, Mayor Michael A. Nutter raised a series of public health and public safety concerns regarding the Occupy Philly site on Dilworth Plaza. The Mayor said that the Occupy Philly contingent has noticeably changed since its arrival in early October and has refused to establish regular (more...)

Mayors Against Illegal Guns

Mayor Michael A. Nutter sent the following letter early last week to members of Mayors Against Illegal Guns regarding H.R. 822 National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Act of 2011: Dear Friend, Right now, Congress is debating a law that would eviscerate the ability of individual states to decide who can carry a hidden, loaded (more...)

West Collects Offers $100,000 For Philadelphia Artists

Mayor Michael A. Nutter joined Paige West, Founder and Curator of the West Collection of Contemporary Art, to launch one of the largest art acquisition awards in the world: West Collects. West Collects provides $300,000 to bring emerging contemporary artists into the West Collection, with $100,000 reserved for Philadelphia-area artists. (more...)

“Let Your Voice Be Heard”

Mayor Michael A. Nutter has released the following statement encouraging Philadelphians to participate in Peace Pay Philly events: “September 21st is the United Nations International Day of Peace.  It is an international cease fire and day of non-violence,” said Mayor Nutter.  “Across the City, more than 40 Peace Day Philly events (more...)

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