Digitas Health Lifebrands Named Best Place To Work In Pennsylvania For 2014

Central Penn Business Journal polled employees who put the innovative healthcare marketing agency on top Digitas Health LifeBrands, the leading digital-at-the-core brand agency for the new era of healthcare marketing, has been named one of Pennsylvania’s Best Places to Work by
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Mayor Nutter Opens City Of Philadelphia’s Innovation Lab

Mayor Michael A. Nutter opened the City of Philadelphia’s Innovation Lab, a technology-enabled space in which City employees, community members and external partners can work together to create solutions to municipal challenges, located in the Municipal Services Building during a ribbon-cutting ceremony. “I believe that (more...)

Building Stronger Communities in a Stronger Pennsylvania

Job creation and economic progress require strong communities, and nobody recognizes that more than Governor Corbett. The governor’s budget continues to support funding increases in previous years to support communities and local governments. Since Gov. Corbett took office, the Act 47 revolving fund has been replenished, and we are now budgeting (more...)

Pennsylvania Ranks First in NE Region for New Corporate Facilities

Governor Tom Corbett announced today that Site Selection magazine, a publication specializing in the corporate real estate and economic development field, has ranked Pennsylvania as the top state in the northeast region for new corporate facilities in 2013. Pennsylvania has more successful projects than all other eight northeast states combined. For (more...)

Sport Brings People Together, Transforms Lives

“Sport has the power to change the world. It has the power to unite in a way that little else does. It speaks to youth in a language they can understand,” the late South African leader Nelson Mandela once said. As the world turns its focus to the (more...)

Mayor Nutter Support For Small Businesses In Philadelphia

Three events showcase small businesses in Germantown, Fishtown and East Kensington. Mayor Michael A. Nutter and Deputy Mayor for Economic Development Alan Greenberger will participate in series of events showcasing small businesses and neighborhood development to highlight the ways in which the City of Philadelphia supports economic (more...)

Local Road Repairs and Building Projects Go Undone in Pennsylvania

Hearing highlights local financial problems and the costs to taxpayers Pennsylvania’s prevailing wage laws costs jobs, taxes and economic development according to municipal officials who testified before the House Labor and Industry Committee Thursday in State College.  Rep. Stephen Bloom (R-Cumberland), who presided over the meeting, said reform (more...)

Doing Well by Doing Good

What is social entrepreneurship? Employing tactics from government, civil society and the private sector, social entrepreneurship seeks to address social issues through collaborative creation and widespread adoption of new solutions. Social entrepreneurs see social issues as opportunities to create positive change. They aim to achieve this change (more...)

Economic Growth and Jobs Top G8 Meeting Agenda

By Merle David Kellerhals Jr. Staff Writer Global economic growth and expanded employment will be a significant part of the agenda at the annual summit of the Group of Eight major industrialized nations in Northern Ireland on June 17–18, a White House economic adviser says. Coupled with economic growth, the (more...)

Peace Corps Couple Teaches English to Ukrainians

Peace Corps volunteers Steve McCafferty and Mary Beth Phair of Belchertown, Massachusetts, are teaching local community members English-language skills while serving together in Ukraine. McCafferty and Phair teach English to Ukrainians of all ages through formal classes, English club meetings and conversational (more...)

Task Force Will Develop A Strategy to Strengthen Manufacturing In Philadelphia

Mayor Michael A. Nutter signed an Executive Order establishing the Manufacturing Task Force, which will evaluate the state of manufacturing in Philadelphia and develop a strategy to promote and grow this important sector of the economy. The task force will examine the challenges manufacturing companies (more...)

U.S. Envoy at OSCE on Parliamentary Elections in Georgia

United States Mission to the OSCE As delivered By Acting Deputy Chief of Mission Christopher Midura to the Permanent Council, Vienna October 15, 2012 Statement on Parliamentary Elections in Georgia On October 2, the United States Department of State released a statement by Secretary Hillary Clinton on last week’s parliamentary elections in Georgia. I
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Highlights Renovations To Be Made Along Germantown Ave.

Mayor Michael A. Nutter visited three redevelopment projects along Germantown Avenue to highlight smart investments being made in neighborhoods across Philadelphia.  The projects are funded by the Department of Commerce and the Office of Housing and Community Development. City Councilwoman Cindy Bass (more...)

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