Tag: Economic Development

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Nonprofit motive
Sep 12, 2017 AT 6:08 PM
On paper, the Delaware Valley Regional Economic Development Fund is an impressive organization. The nonprofit, which provides startup capital to worthy causes – according to its website, the...
op-ed
Oct 20, 2017 AT 12:07 AM
Economics is called the dismal science; Pennsylvania politicians seem intent on making it an even gloomier discipline. The current budget debacle is bad enough: more than three months late, $2.2...
Event horizon
Oct 26, 2017 AT 12:46 AM
Addressing the issues and challenges facing minority- and women-owned business enterprises was the order of the day at the inaugural edition of City & State PA’s On Diversity, an event designed...
drawn and headquartered
Nov 5, 2017 AT 11:56 PM
In its bid to become home to the next Amazon headquarters, Philadelphia crafted a sparkling sales pitch replete with videos, interactive maps, testimonies from business leaders and a lengthy written...
long-term planning
Nov 8, 2017 AT 11:56 PM
While the 250th anniversary of the founding of the United States is still more than eight years away, the federal government and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania are deep into planning how to...
Fiscal Fitness
Nov 13, 2017 AT 11:26 PM
With talks of Pittsburgh leaving Act 47 status by the beginning of 2018 and with a zeroing out of the city’s financial oversight authority’s line item in this year’s state budget,...
op-ed
Dec 13, 2017 AT 11:31 PM
The current proposal before Philadelphia City Council doesn’t solve issues, but instead creates more issues in neighborhoods dealing with tough realities. Forcing businesses to remove bulletproof...
a glass act
Dec 14, 2017 AT 11:45 PM
Philadelphia City Council passed a controversial bill Thursday, 14-3, that seeks to tighten regulations around the city’s notorious beer-selling convenience stores, ending a tense, weeks-long debate...
Capitol Beat
Dec 21, 2017 AT 10:21 PM
An ad-hoc group of 18 House Republican members recently announced they will be forming the “Common Sense Caucus,” a group of like-minded legislators aimed at bringing more accountability and...