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Amid motorcycles and American flags, Philly pays homage to military veterans

Against the backdrop of an election weekend — and one week before the federal holiday honoring the nation’s military veterans — parade attendees said they are looking for elected officials to pay more attention to the health needs of veterans.

Shapiro and state AGs announce proposed $48 billion nationwide opioid settlement

The proposal is meant to resolve litigation in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. But it's unclear whether cities and states will sign on.

In exchange for tax credits, businesses face more ‘pointed questions,' N.J. agency says

As the EDA reviews more than 420,000 jobs this year, the agency is taking new steps to make sure companies only get tax credits in exchange for eligible jobs and investments.

New Jersey tax credits turned a Camden office complex into a lucrative investment. Now the feds and state AG are investigating

The scope or subjects of the investigations into the L3 transaction aren’t yet clear; a state task force has said businesses or their principals could face charges of fraud or other crimes if they misled the state to get tax credits.

New Jersey gave companies credit for millions in ‘phantom’ property taxes to qualify for incentives

Amid the ongoing controversy over the state’s economic development programs, the so-called “phantom tax” has come under scrutiny from policy experts and a special task force appointed by Gov. Phil Murphy.

FBI, Philly prosecutors investigating N.J. corporate tax breaks, sources say

The controversy over the incentives has dominated headlines since the spring, after Gov. Phil Murphy created a task force to investigate the program, and the state’s top prosecutor opened his own review. The inquiry by agents and prosecutors in Philadelphia would appear to open a new front.

Philadelphia airport ranks near the bottom on consumer survey, but still did better than LaGuardia

The airport did better than Ronald Reagan Washington National, Honolulu International, and New York’s LaGuardia Airport.

Tax breaks intended to spur employment yielded only 27 jobs for Camden residents, a state analysis finds

The EDA’s board was presented with the data on Thursday in Trenton, during its regular monthly meeting. Several Camden officials disputed the report.

You think Amazon got a sweet deal from Virginia? N.J. paid three times as much for tax breaks, expert says.

New Jersey pays businesses twice the national average to create a job: about $66,000 per job, compared to a national average of $33,000 per job, according to Timothy J. Bartik, one of the country’s leading researchers in regional economic development.

From Florida to Casablanca, a look at American Airlines’ Philly strategy

Philadelphia International Airport’s low-cost operating environment serves as an “optimal” testing ground for American, says vice president of network planning Vasu Raja, as the airline grows Philly as its trans-Atlantic hub.