Democrats in the New Jersey Assembly have unveiled a series of bills that they insist will spur job creation in the Garden State.
Minority Democrats in the Pennsylvania legislature say job creation, education and transportation funding will be their top priorities in the new session that begins in January.
At a time when many retailers are struggling to stay afloat, a local, family-owned operation that’s been around for more than four decades is expanding into the western suburbs.
Philadelphians will be asked on the May ballot whether the home rule charter should be amended to create a Jobs Commission. The Philadelphia unemployment rate, at last check, was stubbornly higher than the national average of nine percent.
A new report out of Harvard argues that US education is too narrowly focused on an academic, classroom-based approach with only incremental gains in achievement, while other countries have outpaced us.
Philadelphia City Council this coming week is likely to extend a program that gives companies a break on their business taxes, if they bring new jobs in the city.