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Michael Nutter

Mayor, City of Philadelphia
In his two terms as mayor of the City of Philadelphia, Michael A. Nutter has worked to make America’s fifth-largest city cleaner, greener, smarter and safer, while focusing on ethical integrity and open government. Mayor Nutter’s aggressive agenda has increased Philadelphia’s high school graduation and college attainment rates, strengthened the relationship between communities and police and closed a $2.4 billion gap in the city’s budget. During his tenure, Mayor Nutter has also served as president of the United States Conference of Mayors, president of the Pennsylvania Municipal League and was recently named Public Official of the Year by *Governing Magazine*.