Working & The Economy

These are the 10 most popular Pennsylvania state parks

Take a look at this list, based on data from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’s Bureau of State Parks. 

Trump’s payroll tax holiday will undermine Social Security and Medicare. Here’s how | Ray...

The White House's plan fits very well into the GOP narrative of reducing the financial stability of Social Security and Medicare.

Tax hikes in a pandemic: Some states, cities say yes | Analysis

Nashville City Councilman Bob Mendes tried unsuccessfully for two years to get his booming city to raise property taxes to address its growing municipal needs.

After less than a year on the job, Pa. African-American chamber boss steps down

Donavan West has left his post as president and CEO of the African American Chamber of Commerce of Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware.

It’s Pennsylvania Day. What it is, how to celebrate it

Spoiler alert: Pennsylvania day isn’t really a holiday honoring the Keystone State. The day of recognition was made up by a North Dakota-based company called National Day Calendar, which markets and promotes days, weeks or months for causes, companies and nonprofits, looking to boost recognition, brand awareness or raise funds.

AG Shapiro’s office sues Philly towing companies for illegally towing vehicles, intimidating customers

At least one person said they felt intimidated when they went to get their vehicle because the towing company office had two large dogs inside.

Philly Dem Boyle pitches bill allowing municipalities to set their own minimum wage

Despite multiple efforts to raise it, Pennsylvania’s minimum wage has not changed since 2006; it sits at the federal minimum of $7.25 per hour.

Some Pa. workers can get a temporary $3 an hour raise under new state...

Some Pennsylvania frontline workers could see up to $1,200 extra in their pockets this fall due to a new state program that uses federal stimulus dollars.

Protesters pledge to defy PHA order to vacate, picket outside CEO’s home

Organizers for the encampment at 21st Street and Ridge Avenue on Wednesday slammed PHA CEO Kelvin Jeremiah, alleging he has failed to negotiate.

After closed door dealings, General Assembly sends Wolf revised nat. gas tax credit bill;...

The proposal, a limited version of a bill Wolf vetoed this spring, would provide upwards of $600 million in tax breaks to, at most, four manufacturing facilities that use Pennsylvania-drilled methane gas to produce fertilizer or other products.