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Analysis: Philadelphia ranks 3rd among largest U.S. cities lacking funds to pay debts

Philadelphia ranks third worst among the 75 largest cities in the United States for the handling of its finances, according to a Truth in Accounting (TIA) analysis of municipal data released this month.

Army delay for Chinook helicopters could have political consequences, cause job loss

If the Army chooses to delay "Block II" upgrades to its CH-47F Chinook helicopters, it would cause approximately 2,000 jobs to be at risk in Ridley Park.

Pennsylvania ranked No. 34 in 2019 business climate index

Pennsylvania finished at No. 34 among the 50 states in the Washington-based Tax Foundation’s analysis of how states’ tax systems affect their ability to attract and retain businesses.

Analysis: Pennsylvania posts 5th lowest drop in food stamps participants

Pennsylvania ranked No. 45 among 49 states and U.S. territories that saw reductions in food stamps participation, according to the latest numbers compiled by the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

Analysis: Pennsylvania not on track to tax online sales

Pennsylvania is not compliant with a U.S. Supreme Court decision outlining how states can go about requiring online retailers to collect sales taxes on products sold within their borders, according to an analysis by the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Analysis: Pennsylvania posted 29th highest sales tax burden per person in 2018

Among the 45 states that levy sales taxes, Pennsylvania ranked No. 29 for its per-capita sales tax collections, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.

Pennsylvania posted 2nd highest corporate income tax in 2018

Add Teaser hereAmong the District of Columbia and the 44 states that levy corporate income taxes, Pennsylvania ranked No. 2 for the top tax rate on business revenues, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.

Analysis: Pennsylvania posted 3rd lowest individual income tax rate in 2018

Pennsylvania ranked No. 42 for its top individual income tax rate, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers that tracked the District of Columbia and the 43 states that levy such taxes.

Pennsylvania gets ‘D’ grade in analysis of states’ fiscal health

Pennsylvania ranked No. 40 in a study of the state’s ability to pay all of its bills, including public employers’ pension benefits, according to a new ranking of the states’ fiscal health by Truth in Accounting (TIA).

Pennsylvania gets score of 81 on financial transparency

Pennsylvania earned above-average marks for its system of making annual budgetary data available to residents, according to a study by the Chicago-based policy institute Truth in Accounting (TIA).

SMITHMYER: How Mobile AC Credits Protect the Environment and Business from China

One of the ways the United States responds to China’s flouting of global trade norms is by creating regulations to ensure that China plays by maintains certain standards when operating within the United States.

Pennsylvania farmers back campaign to repeal damaging tariffs

A campaign designed to focus the president’s attention on the potential negative outcomes of tariffs on international agricultural markets has enlisted the support of farmers in several states, including Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Lottery's Play at the Pump program makes getting gas fun

Pennsylvania is one of several states that has a program that essentially turns getting gas for your car into a fun experience — where you could possibly win the lottery.

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