PA House Republicans Outline Priorities With Budget Proposal

Pennsylvania House Appropriations Chairman Bill Adolph (R-Delaware County) introduced House Bill 1437, the House Republican budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2013-14. The proposal spends $28.3 billion, which is a $578 million or 2.1 percent increase over the current fiscal year. “The
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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...)

Dangerous Job Decline in Pennsylvania

Senate Democratic Leaders today said the latest state employment figures are the predictable result of the Corbett administration’s failure to support a job growth plan. According to the state Department of Labor and Industry, Pennsylvania lost 3,100 jobs in July.  Combined with 2,800 lost jobs in (more...)

U.S. Trade in May Shows Significant Annual Growth

By MacKenzie C. Babb
Staff Write
U.S. exports in May reached $183.1 billion, bringing total exports for the first five months of 2012 to $908.7 billion — a 5.7 percent, or $48.6 billion, increase from the same period in 2011, according to a new Commerce Department report. “U.S. exports posted (more...)

Lardner’s Point Park: A New Beginning In Northeast

Local redevelopment – from Main Street improvements, to rebuilding commercial corridors, to creating recreational open space—is among the strongest economic forces in our country. Our long-term recovery is dependent on stimulating local economic growth, and that is why I have made improving the neighborhoods of Southeastern Pennsylvania one of my top (more...)

What Is About Tax Cut?

US president Barak Obama said last night that he agreed to extend all expiring income-tax cuts two years, as Republicans wanted, in return for advancing jobless benefits and cutting payroll taxes. It is very impotent decision, because the tax cuts are due to expire at the end of the year and (more...)

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