Tag: Economic Development

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OP-ED
Mar 8, 2017 AT 5:17 AM
In his March 2 Op-Ed, James Williams detailed a history of African-American leaders’ skepticism about immigration since the 19th century. He argued that cracking down on “illegal immigration” would...
A Developing Situation
Apr 6, 2017 AT 5:37 AM
New legislation introduced by Philadelphia City Councilwoman Cherelle Parker would require developers to expand the information they provide to the public about new building projects. The bill would...
Capitol Beat
Apr 12, 2017 AT 11:21 AM
Harrisburg – As Republicans in the state Legislature look to expand Pennsylvania’s retail liquor and wine market, one current retail alcohol anathema is being examined for stricter enforcement: so-...
High Anxiety
Apr 14, 2017 AT 12:30 AM
Philadelphia City Councilman Derek Green helped author the regulations that paved the way for the city’s first medical marijuana dispensaries and grow facilities. But now he’s worried that when the...
Intergovernmental Cooperation
Apr 17, 2017 AT 3:06 AM
Former Lt. Gov. Jim Cawley has been appointed to fill a seat on the board of the Philadelphia Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority that was vacated by Joe McColgan. The board acts as a state...
What's in a name
May 18, 2017 AT 8:15 AM
Harrisburg – The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania owns and leases a lot of office space across the state: 16 million square feet in total. This week, two senators from different sides of Pennsylvania –...
get with the program
Jun 13, 2017 AT 6:39 AM
A vote to authorize a $500 million effort to overhaul city-owned buildings and parks might be delayed into the fall, if some on Philadelphia City Council get their way. Councilwoman María Quiñones-...
Medical Marijuana
Jun 19, 2017 AT 8:38 PM
Gov. Tom Wolf’s office will announce the first dozen grow licenses tomorrow, after months of jockeying by consultants, businesses and political figures eager to score one of the few coveted licenses...
Medical Marijuana
Jun 20, 2017 AT 12:50 PM
Lindy Snider was probably the best known of the applicants for Pennsylvania’s tiny pool of medical marijuana grow licenses. She had name recognition – as daughter of late Flyers owner Ed Snider – not...
takeout liquor takedown
Jul 18, 2017 AT 9:12 PM
It’s been nearly three weeks since legislation designed to crack down on so-called stop-and-go establishments overwhelmingly passed the House and efforts are already underway in the Senate to produce...