Economic Development

  • June 19, 2017

    Listen to Grapple: The end of coal country and what it means

    Under President Donald Trump, there'sbeen a lot of talk lately about whether the coal industry can come back. And while there's still coal m...
  • June 14, 2017

    Commonwealth Court: Philly beverage tax is legal

    Philadelphia's tax on soda and other sweetened beverages is legal under state law, a panel of Pennsylvania appeals court judges ruled Wednesday.
  • June 8, 2017

    With little notice, Pa. House narrowly moves massive gambling expansion

    The state House of Representatives quickly introduced and passed a sweeping new gambling bill Wednesday evening, which would significantly expand the ...
  • June 5, 2017

    In Pennsylvania, cities struggle to provide safe, clean drinking water

    More than 30 percent of the state’s water systems aren’t as resilient as they need to be.
  • May 30, 2017

    Convenience store wars: The economic impact and fandom of Pa.'s Sheetz and Wawa

    Good paying jobs, local philanthropy and a sense of community unite Sheetz and Wawa — even as their fans divide Pennsylvania.
  • May 29, 2017

    A tale of two cities’ wooden streets

    Separated by 303 miles and a layer of asphalt, two of the nation's last wooden streets have had very different journeys.
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