Pennsylvania government revenue up about $3 billion
HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvania was predicted to start the 2021 – 2022 financial year with a mounting budget deficit, but the commonwealth is in decent fiscal
Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry launches second phase of economic initiative
The Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry, the state’s largest broad-based business association, recently launched the second phase of its Bringing PA Back economic initiative.
Is extra $300 in federal unemployment assistance stopping people from applying for jobs?
With about 56,000 people in Allegheny and Westmoreland counties reporting they are without a job, businesses still find themselves scrambling to fill vacancies. One reason
How a worker shortage in PA is stalling its recovery, and what jobs are needed most
As COVID-19 restrictions get lifted and Pennsylvania’s economy tries to get back on track, businesses ranging from fast-food restaurants to manufacturing are clamoring to fill job vacancies — and many
Southeastern Pennsylvania Benefits From Energy Development
President Joe Biden’s $2.25 trillion American Jobs Plan seeks to put people to work by rebuilding our nation’s critical infrastructure. But his plan to “build
A ‘no’ vote on PRO Act is a ‘yes’ for free enterprise
Among other things, President Joe Biden called for passage of the “PRO Act” on Wednesday during his first address before a joint session of Congress. The Protecting
Group sends letter to Biden, touting PA natural gas
Pennsylvania is the No. 2 natural gas producer nationwide, trailing only Texas. A group of business, labor and industrial leaders from the Keystone State are
State energy, manufacturing, building trades, business leaders tout Pennsylvania natural gas
With President Joe Biden’s $3 trillion infrastructure package on the table, Pennsylvania’s top building trades, business, manufacturing, and energy leaders on Wednesday stressed how state-produced
Pennsylvanians could pay more under Wolf’s proposed severance tax plan
For the seventh straight year, Gov. Tom Wolf is proposing a new tax on the state’s natural gas producers — and ultimately on Pennsylvanians. This
Podcast: On Natural Gas in PA
PA Natural Gas: Lots of jobs, lots of taxes, let’s tax it more. Is that good idea? API’s Stephanie Catarino Wissman on the state of
Both Biden And Wolf Want Tax Hikes. How Hard Will They Hit The Delaware Valley?
Nearly one year after the COVID-19 shutdowns ravaged Pennsylvania’s economy, the financial effects are still being felt. Governments have faced declining revenues even as the
Jobs are available, but not many answering the call
Mike Williamson is looking for a few good people. But he isn’t finding them. “Forget qualified candidates. I’m having a hard time even getting applications,”