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AAMCO encourages franchisees with transmission remanufacturing partnership

AAMCO recently announced profitability incentives for its franchisees in Horsham, Pennsylvania.

PRLA sees House-approved liquor privatization bill as tough sell to senate

The recently approved state House of Representatives proposal to privatize the commonwealth’s system of liquor sales likely won’t pass muster in the senate, according to the PRLA.

GPCC partners with Mars Drinks for conference center rebranding

The Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce recently demonstrated its support of beverages in the workplace by announcing its Mars Drinks open house.

PMA approves Stephens as choice for state attorney general

The Pennsylvania Manufacturers’ Association endorsed Rep. Todd Stephens for attorney general this week in Harrisburg.

C&S Wholesale Grocers expansion to provide Northampton County 500 new jobs

C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc., is planning an expansion project in Northampton County that is expected to create at least 500 new full-time jobs over the next three years.

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.

Brewster’s bill for blighted property rehabilitation unanimously passes

State Sen. Jim Brewster recently expressed satisfaction with the unanimous passage of his bill to let Pennsylvania counties decide on whether to establish funds for their own demolition and rehabilitation initiatives.

Bucks County commissioners approve slate of resolutions

In one afternoon session, the Bucks County board of commissioners met for 28 minutes and approved 22 resolutions last week in Doylestown.

Ortitay’s bill to help disabled drivers at gas stations

Pulling up to the pump isn’t easy for everyone, so state Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) sought to equalize gas station accessibility by introducing a bill for disabled drivers recently at the State Capitol in Harrisburg.

PPG solicits nominations for Concierge Program glazing projects

Glazing contractors and CFP Certified Fabricators may now submit nominations for PPG’s Concierge Program, an initiative that allows glazing professionals to take advantage of PPG’s glass construction management experience.

Boscola unveils Ben Franklin Technology Partners funding for six Pennsylvania businesses

State Sen. Lisa Boscola recently announced from Bethlehem that half a dozen developing technology businesses will receive a combined total of $483,000 in funds via the Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania (BFTP/NEP).

U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center begins expansion

The Army Heritage Center Foundation recently kicked off its expansion project of the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center (USAHEC) with a ground-breaking ceremony at the end of last month.

HAP promotes consumer awareness for Obamacare coverage limitations

Health care consumers planning to buy Affordable Care Act plans should be aware that some PPOs provide only limited coverage for out-of-network providers.

Talen Energy earns right to rename Philadelphia Union soccer stadium

Independent Pennsylvania power producer Talen Energy has won the naming rights to the city’s soccer stadium, henceforth to be known as Talen Energy Stadium, the Philadelphia Union soccer team organization announced Monday.

Workspace Property Trust acquires Horsham property in $245.3 million deal

Workspace Property Trust (WPT), a recently founded Pennsylvania real estate investment company, has purchased 41 structures in Horsham from Liberty Property Trust in a deal worth approximately $245.3 million.

PUC endorses reduced increase for Columbia Gas, stresses accessibility

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) recently voted to reduce Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania’s previously requested rate increase by almost 40 percent.

Firms optimistic in Philadelphia Fed's nonmanufacturing-activity survey

The pace of regional nonmanufacturing activity remained positive in November, and companies modestly increased their assessment of current conditions, the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia's recent "Nonmanufacturing Business Outlook Survey" said.

Agricultural financing moves forward with state House approval

Thanks to efforts by state Sen. Schwank, legislation preserving the continuity of farm finance-related banking, approved by the state House recently in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, now awaits the governor’s approval to become law.

Pittsburgh’s Uptown EcoInnovation District lauded for fighting against climate change

The Uptown EcoInnovation District, a Pittsburgh initiative, recently won accolades from a Danish development firm, naming it among the world’s top 100 projects combating climate change at a local level.

Argall joins majority to support pension reform in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Sen. Argall issued a statement Monday from Harrisburg following his vote in favor of statewide pension reform, supported by the senate by a wide margin in a 38-12 vote.

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