Working & The Economy

Reducing methane is crucial for protecting climate and health, and it can pay for...

The world will have to stop building more fossil fuel infrastructure. The better route is to be responsible now and take care of the climate rather than counting on cleaning up the mess later.

Philly’s Valley Youth House soups up LGBTQ youth resources; plans to revive Host Homes

LGBTQ young people 18-25 years old are more than twice as likely to experience homelessness than their cishet peers.

‘I moved into systemic racism’: Pittsburghers speak out on displacement of Black residents

Activists want the city to use $200 million in federal stimulus money to be used for building affordable housing for East Liberty, Homewood, and Lincoln-Larimer area residents who have been displaced.

Juez federal suspende la sentencia que invalida la prohibición de desalojo del CDC en...

El juez de Distrito de EE.UU. Dabney L. Friedrich acordó suspender temporalmente su decisión después de que el Departamento de Justicia de EE.UU. le pidiera que suspendiera el fallo mientras apelaba el fallo, informó Reuters.

Philly City Council bill would provide airport contract workers with health benefits

In other City Council business, Councilmember Allen Domb expressed concerns about the city’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution during Thursday's Council session.

Philadelphia’s African-American Museum welcomes visitors with new exhibits and safety precautions

The museum’s reopening will mark the launch of a special new exhibition, “Anna Russell Jones: The Art of Design.”

Pa. House panel moves to make take-out cocktails permanent | Wednesday Morning Coffee

If you loved your curbside margs, you're going to love this news.

Philly City Council questions Kenney’s commitment to growing Black-owned biz in budget plan

One lawmaker called for using more of the city’s $1.4 trillion in federal coronavirus stimulus funds to grow Black- and brown-owned businesses rather than the $55 million that the administration has proposed.

How rising rents and renovations have displaced Pittsburghers and added to the city’s ongoing...

As Pittsburgh draws more jobs in the tech and health care fields, it becomes a more desirable city for real estate investment wishing to profit off of neighborhoods’ increased area median incomes.

Here’s what you need to earn to rent a home in Pa. | The...

A report from the National Low Income Housing Coalition examined the state of renting a home in Pennsylvania and its 67 counties.