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Pa. House and Senate will vote on Wolf's budget on Oct. 7

State legislators send governor a letter requesting reconciliation

Kelly wants trade negotiations to include opening up U.S. sugar market

Pennsylvania Congressman asks for open access with Trans-Pacific Partnership members.

House Judiciary Committee endorses bill to establish Commerce Courts

Legislation would authorize creation of commerce courts in Superior Court and Court of Common Pleas

Study reveals Pa. water quality aligns with historic data

Syracuse University team rules oil and gas industry has not adversely affected commonwealth's water.

What it means to be one of Pennsylvania's Best Places to Work

Best Companies Group charged with developing assessment for list of top 100 employers in Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania employers not as optimistic as they were last year

Concerns over potential tax increases hamper Pennsylvania investment, hiring opportunities

Lawmakers outline budget stalemate's timeline

State legislators say Wolf's behavior is "unnecessary, unacceptable and unbefitting" citizens.

PennDOT accepting applications for Multimodal grant funding

Selections will be based on job creation, energy efficiency, feasibility and sustainability

Coalition names WPS Office Solutions to Best Places to Work in PA list

Family-owned Pennsylvania tech provider WPS Office Solutions recently earned a spot as one of the Best Places to Work in PA for 2015, joining the ranks of select businesses in a relatively new category in the statewide business initiative.

Bill to create commerce courts advances out of state House committee

To improve efficiency within Pennsylvania’s legal system, Pennsylvania House Judiciary Committee Majority Chairman Ron Marsico (R-Dist. 105) advanced legislation this week to create commerce courts in the Superior Court and Courts of Common Pleas.

State senators to examine unemployment-compensation eligibility

To examine recent unemployment-compensation eligibility changes and determine any possible negative impacts to seasonal workers, the State Senate Labor and Industry Committee will hold a public hearing, 10 a.m. to noon on Tuesday at Philadelphia City Hall, Courtroom 676.

Marcellus Shale Coalition president looks to future on Manufacturing Day

In recognition and support of national Manufacturing Day, Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) President David Spigelmyer issued a statement from Pittsburgh on Friday, remarking on the state of the manufacturing industry in Pennsylvania.

Coalition to governor, General Assembly: Severance Tax will negatively impact Pa’s economy

Chamber of Business leads efforts to get governor to dump proposed natural gas industry tax

More than 25 new food establishments open in Allegheny County

Nine facilities commended by county for using trans fat-free cooking oil.

Pittsburgh receives $5 million pledge toward infrastructure with 'Resilient City' initiative

In return, mayor earmarks 10 percent of capital budget to flood control, facilities and road work.

UnitedHealthCare to offer new Medicare Advantage HMOs in western PA

Two new plans will be available in Beaver, Lawrence, Allegheny and Westmoreland County

Manufacturer & Business Association: Wolf budget plan 'horrendous'

Nearing the 100-day mark in a budget impasse and coming on the heels of the veto of a stopgap budget measure, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf is facing harsh criticism for his continued support of a budget proposal that would raise taxes by $5 billion statewide.

Associated Pennsylvania Constructors fear ongoing trend looms in budget stalemate

Industry group does not want highway improvement funds moved into state's general fund

Education, business leaders unite to address state's workforce needs

Westmoreland County Forum for Workforce Development aims to align education with high-demand jobs

PA Food Merchants Association reacts to Wolf’s new budget proposal.

Latest incarnation drops higher vendors sales tax allowance and cigarette tax

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