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PNC Asset Management Group appoints Melcher chief investment officer

Pennsylvania’s PNC Financial Services Group Inc. announced that Thomas Melcher will become PNC Asset Management Group's chief investment officer, following James Dunigan’s retirement on Jan. 1.

NFIB urges Pennsylvanians to say no to new business tax

The NFIB implored members to reach out to legislators this week, in an effort to block a tax currently on the table that could potentially burden the commonwealth’s business owners.

Pennsylvania could lose over 31,000 jobs with wage hike, according to IFO research

IFO research indicating that hiking the minimum wage to $10.10 could cause Pennsylvania to lose 31,000 jobs has elicited a strong reaction from the NFIB.

Cube Hydro Partners invests in Pennsylvania’s York Haven Hydro Station

Cube Hydro Partners, LLC, a hydropower development, operating and investment firm, recently expanded its mid-Atlantic presence by acquiring full ownership of York Haven Hydro Station, a run-of-the-river hydropower facility located in York Haven, Pennsylvania.

USAF grants Lockheed Martin laser-guided bomb contract at Pennsylvania plant

A majority portion of Lockheed Martin’s 2015 funding has been confirmed with a $76 million contract from the U.S. Air Force for Laser Guided Bomb (LGB) kit production, the company announced recently in Archbald, Pennsylvania.

Toomey sponsors bill to support small business growth

In alignment with NFIB’s Small Business Challenge, U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey met with Scheerer Bearing Corporation owners and toured their manufacturing plant, located in Willow Grove, Pennsylvania, to learn more about the challenges small businesses face today.

PA business poll reveals high disapproval rating for Gov. Wolf

82 percent of state's business owners and CEO are unhappy with governor

HAP announces Pennsylvania's participation in Medicare Advantage test model

The Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) has revealed that Pennsylvania will serve as one of seven test states for a new Medicare Advantage insurance model aimed at achieving higher-quality, more cost-efficient healthcare.

Franklin Square Capital Partners helps finance iSqFt-CMD Group merger

Franklin Square Capital Partners of Philadelphia said on Monday that it is upsizing its senior secured investment in Cincinnati construction industry software and bid-data provider Blueprint Sub -- which does business as iSqFt -- to finance the merger of iSqFt with construction data provider CMD Group, based in Norcross, Georgia.

Gateway Health, naviHealth reveal new post-acute care program

Gateway Health and naviHealth have partnered to have naviHealth manage certain post-acute care services for Gateway Health’s Medicare Advantage members in Pennsylvania, the firms announced today from Nashville and Pittsburgh.

The Cordish Companies names 2 to leadership roles in casino expansions

The Cordish Companies announced Tuesday that Pete Cesari and Eileen Bertoni have joined its corporate construction and development team to oversee expansion at its Maryland and Pennsylvania casinos.

NFIB: No excuse for failure to approve budget

National Federation of Independent Businesses disappointed with governor's veto of fiscal budget

BIPAC taps former Pennsylvania congressman to be CEO

Former Pennsylvania U.S. Rep. James "Jim" Gerlach has been appointed president and CEO of the Business-Industry Political Action Committee (BIPAC), an organization with over 7,300 members, BIPAC said on Thursday at its Washington, D.C., board meeting. After a distinguished career in both public service and private-sector enterprises, Gerlach brings extensive experience to his new position, most recently in a position at Venable LLP.

NFIB’s Hudak testifies against Gov. Wolf’s tax plan

Small business tax expert says plan offers only limited, temporary solutions to state's budget woes.

Ted Dallas’ approval for secretary of human services advances to Senate

With the Pennsylvania Senate Public Health and Welfare Committee’s unanimous approval to appoint Ted Dallas as secretary of human services on April 22 in Harrisburg, the nomination now goes to the full Senate for deliberation.

Pittsburgh mayor names chairman of Envision Downtown Advisory Committee

Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto on Monday announced that PNC Financial Services Group CEO and President William Demchak has agreed to chair the newly formed Envision Downtown Advisory Committee.

PA businesses optimistic about future

PNC Bank survey find small business owners expect increased sales, improved U.S. economy

Education study reveals Pennsylvania’s funding ranks among country's lowest

Offering tangible justification for legislators to create a sustainable and equitable education funding plan, The Campaign for Fair Education Funding announced on April 1 in Harrisburg that a new study by an independent education policy organization shows Pennsylvania to have one of the worst funding gaps nationwide.

Grant to boost interconnectivity in state's health care system

To help connect hospitals, ambulatory practices and other facilities with the state's Pennsylvania Patient & Provider Network, the Pennsylvania eHealth Partnership Authority has made up to $11.8 million in onboarding grant funds available as of Monday.

Dauphin County to host annual job and resource fair

Youth and adults are encouraged to take advantage of a unique one-day resource fair sponsored by Dauphin County on Saturday

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