Catherine covers the intersection of corporate interests and government – and stories about policymaking and court cases that affect regular people.

Latest Stories

COVID-19 pandemic is not halting everyone’s Thanksgiving travel plans

“It’s important enough for me and my family to be together for Thanksgiving,” said one traveler. “We’ve all discussed it and agreed. I’m just trying to be as careful as I can.”

From PHL to FLA: For Thanksgiving, Philly travelers head to the Sunshine State

Just 22% of respondents in a Travelocity survey said they planned to travel over Thanksgiving. And most who are traveling said they planned to drive to their destination.

Urban Outfitters shakes up executive ranks heading into the crucial holiday shopping season

Frank Conforti and chief creative officer Meg Hayne were both promoted to serve as co-president.

Hundreds of American Airlines flight attendants are losing jobs at Philadelphia International Airport

American CEO Doug Parker said that if negotiations between the White House and Congress over a new stimulus package are successful “over the next few days, we will reverse our furlough processes.”

In legal brawl over Camden waterfront, developer alleges ‘shakedown’ involving power broker George Norcross

Developer Carl Dranoff also alleged a “vendetta” against him involving Norcross and Liberty Property Trust.

A decade of Philly tourism growth crashes in the pandemic, new city numbers show

While incoming international flights from Europe are to land again in Philadelphia, the region has a ways to go to recover from the impact of the coronavirus on tourism.

Cargo flights from Philly are ramping up during the pandemic

American Airlines will begin to run 30-only cargo flights per week in September, to six European cities: Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Milan, Dublin, Rome, and Zurich.

Philly International Airport can't accept international flights, but Fort Lauderdale can

Airports in 15 cities can receive foreign visitors, including Seattle-Tacoma, Fort Lauderdale and Detroit. But Philadelphia hasn't yet made the cut.

Philadelphia International Airport says hundreds of layoffs are possible without more federal aid

Officials are pushing for permission from federal regulators to receive flights from Europe.

Airlines warn of more than 2,100 potential layoffs and furloughs at PHL this fall

American Airlines, Philadelphia’s dominant air carrier, has notified state officials that it expects to furlough nearly 2,000 employees.