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Barletta wants Congress to finish Customs Bill before TPP

Pennsylvania lawmaker says it's too soon for Congress to consider Trans-Pacific Partnership deal

Pennsylvania pharmacy industry continues to thrive

Number of pharmacies and pharmacists continue to climb despite nationwide economic slowdown.

PA Chamber praises lawmakers for voting down latest tax increase proposal

Gene Barr: “Increasing the tax burden on job creators is not the way to move the state forward.”

Industrial hemp proposal advances in state House

Industrial hemp research in Pennsylvania gained more solid footing Tuesday as legislation introduced by state Rep. Russ Diamond (R-Lebanon) to create an agricultural pilot program was unanimously approved by the Pennsylvania House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee in Harrisburg.

House passes legislation to increase lobbying fines

House Bill 1348 increases fines and penalties for violations of the Lobbying Disclosure Act

NFIB supports Emil Giordano, Paul Lalley for court positions

Pennsylvania judicial candidates seen as fair-minded and experienced.

Proposed $854.8 million Allegheny County budget includes no tax increases

County executive praises work of Allegheny County Council in helping "do more with less."

Cumberland Valley Economic Development Corporation (CAEDC) News

From groundbreaking to job expansion, Cumberland Valley has seen much progress in 2015, with more events on its calendar in the near future.

NRG markets proposed ‘microgrid’ to potential commercial, industrial customers

Microgrid a product of adding Combined Heat and Power to Pittsburgh's northside district energy system.

NFIB grateful lawmakers rejected personal income tax increase

PIT increase included in governor's latest budget offering, which was rejected by House on Wednesday.

Lackawanna County names seven to Land Bank board

Newly created board tasked with helping county regain sustainability and stimulate economy.

Hospital group supports bill to participate in interstate medical practice

H.B. 1619 would help Pennsylvania to address shortage of medical personnel in underserved parts of state.

Talen Energy to sell three Pennsylvania power plants

Plants in Lebanon, Holtwood and Wallenpaupack will net company $1.16 billion.

Bartolotta’s treated mine water bill enacted into law

Act 47 clarifies legal liability of using treating mine water in oil and gas drilling.

Pennsylvania food producers urge Congress to pass uniform food labeling standard

Local food companies take part in Coalition for Safe Affordable Food's labeling campaign.

Municipalities Matter is the message from Erie County

County issuing survey to identify critical needs of 38 municipalities.

Pennsylvania American Water launches $1.6 million Mon Valley water line upgrades

Project to replace 1.8 miles of older infrastructure should be done by end of fall.

Longest budget impasse in Penn. history hitting counties hard

Local governments having to grapple with delayed payments in preparing their own 2016 budgets.

Meridian Bank hires Evan Witmer as VP

Former TD Bank vice president to oversee retail banking with Meridian.

Smith Elliott Kearns CPA honored as Emerging Leader

Jodi Blair recently recognized during 2015 Women to Watch Awards honoring certified public accountants.

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