The House votes to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level

Opponents, mostly Republicans, called the bill a hollow political gesture and mocked Democrats for bringing it up at a time when thousands of Americans are dying from the coronavirus.

PSEG, New Jersey’s largest energy provider, buys 25% stake in large offshore wind project

Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG), New Jersey's largest energy provider, today announced it has agreed to buy 25% of the 1,100 megawatt Ocean Wind Project to be built off the Atlantic City coast

PSEG, New Jersey’s largest energy provider, buys 25% stake in large offshore wind project

Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG), New Jersey's largest energy provider, today announced it has agreed to buy 25% of the 1,100 megawatt Ocean Wind Project to be built off the Atlantic City coast

U.S. hiring slowed sharply in November as coronavirus intensified

At the same time, the unemployment rate fell to a still-high 6.7%, from 6.9% in October, the Labor Department said.

U.S. hiring slowed sharply in November as coronavirus intensified

At the same time, the unemployment rate fell to a still-high 6.7%, from 6.9% in October, the Labor Department said.

Peco plans hourly rates to encourage customers to shift energy use to off-peak periods

The aim of time-of-use rates is to incentivize customers with discounts to shift energy use to off hours, and to encourage wider adoption of electric vehicle owners

Peco plans hourly rates to encourage customers to shift energy use to off-peak periods

The aim of time-of-use rates is to incentivize customers with discounts to shift energy use to off hours, and to encourage wider adoption of electric vehicle owners
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How jobless workers are avoiding busy signals at the Pa. unemployment office

An Allentown resident wrote a computer program that badgers the agency’s chat bot until someone answers.

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2021 Subaru Crosstrek: Back to the top of the little SUV mountain

The 2021 Subaru Crosstrek adds more power to the Sport and Limited models along with a refresh of the exterior. But the bonus lies underneath the surface.

Report: Center City retail is being decimated by the pandemic. ‘It’s horrible.’

Zara, H&M and Talbots. Ann Taylor, Stuart Weitzman, and ALDO are all gone, victims of the pandemic. And more closings are expected.

Pa. lifts some COVID-19 restrictions on energy marketers, but door-to-door sales is still a no-no

Those pesky energy sales people will be allowed to resume pitching customers at outdoor public events in Pennsylvania, but door-to-door sales are still prohibited because of COVID-19 restrictions.

Jefferson Health will help test travelers for COVID-19 starting Friday at Philadelphia International Airport

Many destinations in the Caribbean, one of the biggest markets for flights out of PHL, are requiring that passengers test negative for coronavirus with a PCR test in the 72 hours before boarding.

Senate confirms Christopher Waller to serve on Federal Reserve board

Waller has endured far less scrutiny than Judy Shelton, the controversial nominee he was paired with and who was voted down in the Senate last month.

U.S. jobless claims remain high at 712,000 as virus escalates

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell last week to a still-high 712,000, the latest sign that the U.S. economy and job market remain under stress from the viral outbreak.

Shopping online this season? Here are ways to save from consumer advocates who tested the market

The biggest spending mistake most consumers make is failing to comparison shop for the best prices.

Archdiocese of Philadelphia spins off Downingtown psychiatric center where pedophile priests were sent

The St. John Vianney Center will continue to operate as a Catholic mental health treatment center for clergy and religious.

Massive influx of coronavirus-relief money saves jobs throughout Philly region

The findings demonstrate the vital role played by PPP in protecting workers’ livelihoods and keeping the economy afloat in the pandemic’s initial onslaught.

William Penn and Mellon Foundations give $8 million to Philly arts and culture groups hit by COVID-19

The money is being distributed to 3 dozen area arts groups — large and small, community-based and internationally known.

Rights for gig workers are a political issue now, but many of them can’t vote

Executives at Uber Technolgies Inc., Lyft Inc. and DoorDash Inc. have all called California's decision a blueprint for future fights, as states around the country scrutinize the future of gig workers.

U.N. agency removes cannabis from strictest drug category

This move could impact the global medical marijuana industry.

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