There are more than 6,000 people working on textile manufacturing and apparel manufacturing in Philadelphia, according to federal data.
The two Wolf administration officials made the case for a wage hike during the agency’s annual budget hearing before the House Appropriations Committee. They told the Repulican-controlled panel that the Legislature’s lack of movement on the issue has been “frustrating.”
The proposal would provide average refunds of $41 a month per eligible taxpayer and cost the city $26.5 million annually.
If more dominos are going to fall in our communities, let's limit the damage and give our families and business a warning.
While 11% of white households with two or more workers did not make enough to cover their basic needs, that figure jumped to 29% for people of color.
By Elaine S. PovichBARRE, Vt. — Courtney O’Brien’s tiny office at the Vermont Department of Transportation building a few miles from the state capital city of Montpelier looks like a mashup between a nursery...
States are increasingly turning to machine learning and algorithms to detect fraud in social programs, despite little evidence of actual fraud.
It’s difficult to get an accurate count of the nation’s homeless population because of its transitory nature. But thanks to data compiled by the Continuums of Care to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, we have a detailed estimate of what the issue looks like.
Mayor Jim Kenney is touting Philly as a pro-business city.
The centers employ hundreds of Pennsylvanians, often in rural areas. But they're expensive. Which means they're the first on the chopping block.