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CMS updates standards for online consumer health care choices

CMS recently announced updated standards of quality via its two main websites, Physician Compare and Hospital Compare.

CONSOL Energy agrees to thermal coal deals to boost operations

CONSOL Energy, Pennsylvania natural gas and coal producer, has committed to deals totaling 10.8 million tons of coal over the next three years to substantially increase its operations.

Wolf nominates Newsome to Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board

Michael Newsome, a business professional with an eclectic blend of leadership acumen and community experience, is Gov. Tom Wolf’s choice to serve on the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board.

WESCO International names O’Brien new director

WESCO International Inc. recently elected Fortune 500 veteran James O’Brien to serve on its board of directors.

Pennsylvania Farm Bureau sees agricultural financing bill as good for local business

After legislation preserving the continuation of farm finance-related banking recently passed the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, agricultural interest groups are applauding the bill’s passage.

Changes to Pennsylvania building code announced for New Year's Day

Small businesses statewide should take note of several specific updates to the commonwealth’s Uniform Construction Code, effective as of Jan. 1 and affecting an array of enterprises.

Commonwealth Foundation identifies “millions” of unfunded discretionary spending in state budget

The Pennsylvania Senate recently passed a long-overdue budget plan, putting an end to the stalemate.

AMC Theatres names Aron new president, CEO

Adam Aron, former Philadelphia 76ers CEO and current head of Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, will head AMC Theatres as its new president and CEO.

STC Direct earns national Campaign Cup for exceptional sales work

Philadelphia-based STC Direct has earned an award at the national level — the Campaign Cup — for excellent work done for a telecommunications client in 2015’s third quarter.

Oberlander’s House-approved bill to benefit business diversity in Pennsylvania

State Rep. Donna Oberlander recently revealed that the state House has unanimously approved her sponsored legislation to help minority, woman and veteran-owned businesses.

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.

Penthera names Taitz first COO in company history

Penthera, a Pennsylvania mobile video software provider, has announced that seasoned executive Daniel Taitz will step up, effective immediately, to become the firm’s first chief operating officer.

Pennsylvania’s HAP urges DHS to expand long-term care options

HAP has raised concerns in response to the DHS request for proposals regarding the state’s Community HealthChoices long-term care program.

Pittsburgh’s Calgon Carbon pleased with MATS court ruling, committed to mercury removal

Pennsylvania’s Calgon Carbon Corporation has pledged its renewed commitment to mercury removal and stated its approval of a federal court decision to continue current Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS).

Pittsburgh’s Evoqua Water Technologies brainstorms with D.C. roundtable

Evoqua Water Technologies joined The White House Roundtable on Water Innovation Tuesday in Washington, D.C., to plan and implement new systems for providing clean water.

SOB Network hosts Sandy Chaikin for ‘Financially Fearless’ podcast

Chaikin Analytics announced this week that co-founder Sandy Chaikin has joined Dr. Gayle Carson's Spunky Old Broad Network to host a new weekly podcast.

Axalta Coating Systems’ associate general counsel honored as ‘Rising Star’

Axalta Coating Systems announced Tuesday that Jessica Cicali, associate general counsel, has been named a “Rising Star.”

Olympic Paints brings holiday cheer to troops, vets via local volunteers

Olympic Paints recently presented Pittsburgh’s Operation Troop Appreciation a $25,000 holiday gift to provide military troops and veterans with supplies.

TriState Capital Holdings to acquire The Killen Group in cash deal

TriState Capital Holdings Inc. of Pittsburgh has made plans to acquire The Killen Group in a cash transaction estimated to be worth $30 million to $35 million.

The Logan Philadelphia emerges from redesign to join Curio – A Collection by Hilton

The luxurious Logan Philadelphia opened Wednesday at One Logan Square, Philadelphia, with several hundred elegant rooms and suites to offer locals a superlative downtown guest experience, joining Curio – A Collection by Hilton after recent renovations.

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