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(Jay Timmons, National Association of Manufacturers' president and CEO, left, with Ed Rendell, co-chair of Building America's Future, in South Philadelphia.  Credit: John McDevitt)

From South Philadelphia, A Call For US Infrastructure Investment

“Our outdated infrastructure is rated with a D+ grade,” said National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) president and CEO Jay Timmons.


(Sam Woodward, president of Horizon Lines, at the Packer Marine Terminal.  Credit: Michelle Durham)

Officials, Dock Workers Cheer Shipping Company’s Pick of Philadelphia Port

“I feel like we are Rocky Balboa,” said Sam Woodward, president and chief executive officer of Horizon Lines. “We are back!


(Pennsylvania governor Tom Corbett, at the Pennsylvania Press Club in Harrisburg on November 21st.  Credit: Tony Romeo)

Corbett Says He’s Working on Dredging, Refinery Jobs in Philadelphia Area

Governor Tom Corbett says he’s working to preserve and create jobs on two major fronts in the Philadelphia region.


Petty Officer 2nd Class Hector Clemente demonstrates proper boating safety techniques. (Credit: John McDevitt)

Coast Guard Urges Safety First When Boating This Holiday Weekend

The captain of the port of Philadelphia reminds boaters to put safety first this holiday weekend.


Philadelphia River Port Authority head John Esty, at lectern, shakes hands with Sen. Bob Casey.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

Philly-Area US Lawmakers Pledge Efforts For River Deepening

The Philadelphia area’s congressional delegation is trying to make sure a project to deepen the Delaware River stays on track.



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