Michael Nutter


Op-Ed: Join the Grassroots Movement to Support Philly’s Neighborhood Schools

(Editor’s note: This is an opinion column from guest writers Christine Carlson, Jeff Hornstein and Ivy Olesh.) Mayor Michael Nutter said in a recent policy address that Philadelphia […]


ThinkFest Recap: Mayor Nutter Says Jim Kenney Can Be “Even Better Mayor Than I’ve Been”

Did you miss ThinkFest live? Watch it here. Mayor Michael Nutter said Friday that Jim Kenney can do an “even better” job than he did by expanding upon recent gains in the […]


City Hall Has a Rough Deal With Comcast — Here’s What You Need to Know

The proposed deal between Comcast and City Hall was finally unveiled today. In case you haven’t been following along at home, the cable giant has been negotiating a new […]


One of Mayor Nutter’s Last Proposals Is Probably Already Dead

Mayor Michael Nutter has two short months left in office to shape his legacy in the minds of Philadelphians. Councilwoman Marian Tasco introduced a bill earlier this month […]


ThinkFest Preview: Michael Nutter Looks Back On His Eight Years In Office

It’s hard to believe, but Mayor Michael Nutter has less than three months left in office.


This Bill Would Ban Cigarette Sales In Drug Stores

Mayor Michael Nutter wants to prohibit cigarette sales in drug stores throughout Philadelphia, in hopes of persuading more smokers to kick the habit. Councilwoman Marian Tasco introduced a […]

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Wawa’s Flagship at Broad and Walnut Has Opened

Mayor Michael Nutter stood at the podium and braced the crowd for a special announcement. “It is my understanding that it is quite possible, because […]


Will the Pope’s Visit Cost Taxpayers Money?

When Philadelphia hosts big events like Made in America or the Wawa-sponsored Fourth of July bash, City Hall usually does the same thing. It signs an […]


Yet Another Person Thinks L&I’s Commissioner Should Quit

After repeatedly bashing the Licenses & Inspection department over the past few months, Philadelphia City Controller Alan Butkovitz upped the ante Wednesday by calling for the head of the agency […]

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Mayor on Pope’s Visit: I’m The “Cheerleader in Chief”

At the ninth papal visit press briefing of the year this morning, Mayor Michael Nutter attempted to assuage city residents’ fears and exasparations about Pope […]


Businesses Say Mayor Nutter Is Ignoring Their Papal Visit Pleas

Philadelphia businesses think Mayor Michael Nutter is doing a terrible job at communicating critical details about the upcoming papal visit, according to a survey of […]


Mayor Nutter: Don’t Worry, Be Happy About the Pope’s Visit!

Maybe you’re not all that jazzed about Pope Francis’ visit next month. You’re not sure how you’re going to get to work, what with the road […]


Finally, a One-Stop Shop for All Your Questions About the Pope’s Visit

There will soon be a one-stop shop for all of your #PopeinPhilly needs. Mayor Michael Nutter announced Thursday that the World Meeting of Families is publishing a […]


The Weekly Brief: Who Would Replace Kathleen Kane?

1. Lynne Abraham Wants to Be Pennsylvania’s Next Attorney General The gist: Last week, after months of speculation, Attorney General Kathleen Kane was finally hit with perjury, official oppression, […]

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Au Contraire, Mayor Nutter: The Pope Panic Does Make Sense

Mayor Nutter’s op-ed in the Daily News — defending planning for Pope Francis’ visit and saying, in essence, “I got this” — would’ve been mighty reassuring […]