Michael Nutter

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Nutter Helping Spearhead Obama Trade Campaign

There’s long been speculation that Michael Nutter would go to work for the Obama Administration after leaving office. But it looks like the mayor might […]

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Did Obama Help Produce Philly’s New Sick Leave Law?

Did President Obama help produce Philly’s new sick leave law? That’s what USA Today suggests in a story that assertss the president has done an […]

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The Brief: Is George Norcross Staking a Claim in Philly Politics?

1. George Norcross lands the first post-win meeting with Jim Kenney. The gist: The Next Mayor has a juicy little scoop: George Norcross, the political kingmaker of South Jersey, […]

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The Brief: Pay by Phone Parking Coming to Philly Really Soon

1. Parking kiosk down again? No problem. The gist: PlanPhilly reports that the Philadelphia Parking Authority has picked a company — Pango USA — to […]

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City Council Votes to Make Permanent the Office of LGBT Affairs

This afternoon, Philadelphia City Council passed a bill to make permanent the Mayor’s Office of LGBT Affairs, which is currently headed by Director Helen Fitzpatrick. But […]

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Nutter Won’t Confirm Speed at Fault in Amtrak Derailment

The search for Amtrak derailment survivors has spread beyond the cars passengers were traveling in when Tuesday night’s accident occurred, Mayor Michael Nutter said during […]

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Philadelphia Sick Leave Law Starts Wednesday

Believe it or not, Philadelphia’s sick leave law goes into effect Wednesday. Why would that be so hard to believe? Consider: Mayor Nutter vetoed sick […]

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Michael Nutter’s Top 9 Profane Moments

When Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter leaves office, we’ll miss his potty mouth. Since he was sworn in seven years ago, he has called an assortment of criminals “real assholes,” […]

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Here’s Why Your Trash Is Being Picked Up Late in Philly

Has your trash been picked up late in the past few months? If so, you’re not alone. In the last two years, a whopping 80,000 households in […]

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Mayor Offers $10K Reward in Girl’s Shooting

Mayor Nutter is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the capture of whoever wounded an 8-year-old girl, Aniyah Curry, in a weekend road-rage […]

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Tony Williams Would Fire Chuck Ramsey and Mayor Nutter Thinks That’s Stupid

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter rushed to defend Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey’s honor after two mayoral candidates said they would fire him during a televised debate Tuesday.

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PHOTOS: Wall to Wall Legends at Dining Out for Life Host Restaurant in Philadelphia

Last Thursday night, diners across the region headed out to their favorite restaurants for the 25th anniversary of Dining Out for Life (DOFL). ActionAIDS‘s annual […]

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City Hall Wants to Delay Parking App

The Philadelphia Parking Authority wants to offer a new smartphone app that would nearly automate the process of paying for on-street parking, but it has […]

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Nutter Resists Calls to Reduce Enforcement of Low-Level Crimes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=es3BjBq9H6c Last week we told you about the 36,000 black men “missing” in Philadelphia, gone from the city either because they’re in prison or dead […]

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Poll: Mayors Admire Michael Nutter

Good government types sure do love Philly Mayor Michael Nutter. Just months after Governing magazine named Nutter one of its “public officials of the year,” […]