How a pending Jefferson deal could reshape Philadelphia’s health-care market

Depending on how the high-risk deal plays out, Philadelphia consumers and employers could end up paying more, or less, for their health care.

How a pending Jefferson deal could reshape Philadelphia’s health-care market

Depending on how the high-risk deal plays out, Philadelphia consumers and employers could end up paying more, or less, for their health care.

OSHA hits bankrupt Philly refinery for safety violations related to June fire

Federal regulators cited Philadelphia Energy Solutions for safety violations related to the catastrophic fire and explosions in June that released more than 5,000 pounds of deadly chemical and led to the refinery’s closure and bankruptcy.

OSHA hits bankrupt Philly refinery for safety violations related to June fire

Federal regulators cited Philadelphia Energy Solutions for safety violations related to the catastrophic fire and explosions in June that released more than 5,000 pounds of deadly chemical and led to the refinery’s closure and bankruptcy.

‘America 250’ birthday planners seek local projects, national funds

Philly leaders met with Vice President Pence to speed planning for USA 250th birthday in 2026. Can Philly use the hoopla to raise funds for lasting projects?

‘America 250’ birthday planners seek local projects, national funds

Philly leaders met with Vice President Pence to speed planning for USA 250th birthday in 2026. Can Philly use the hoopla to raise funds for lasting projects?
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Philadelphia Defender Association refuses to recognize public defenders union — for now

The public nonprofit that runs the defender’s office has proposed hosting a vote overseen by a third-party, and if a majority of workers vote for the union, it will become official. The union says it is considering the proposal and has also filed for a formal election.

Philly refinery auction said to attract Chicago developer that rehabs industrial properties

The fate of the bankrupt Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery complex, shut down since a catastrophic June fire and explosion, hung in the balance on Friday.

Remember that $8 billion Risperdal verdict? A Philly judge has drastically slashed it

A Philadelphia county judge slashed the shocking verdict against Janssen Pharmaceuticals to $6.8 million.

Giant Food to take the South Philly site initially planned for German grocer Lidl

The site sits next to a parcel where property-owner Bart Blatstein has been seeking permits to build a Wawa store with gas pumps.

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A fuel-sipping, high-performing Volvo SUV? It’s real, but real pricey.

You can have it all, if you have about 75 grand to spend. High performance. Great handling. Fuel economy. All-wheel drive. The 2020 Volvo XC60 T8 Polestar E-AWD puts together some engineering feats in a pretty nice package.

N.J. task force report slams George Norcross’ testimony on tax credit awards

Investigators outlined more evidence of flaws in the state's multi-billion-dollar tax incentive programs for businesses.

Comcast’s Peacock streaming service, launching this spring, hopes to lure cord-cutters with old-school concept

Unlike many of its rivals, Comcast will offer free and cheaper streaming products supported by advertisements.

Pa.’s $59 billion pension fund chooses a history teacher as new chair

Chris Santa Maria, former head of the Lower Merion Township Education Association teachers’ union, is the new chairman of the Pennsylvania Public School Employees' Retirement System

Hard Rock boss: Atlantic City ‘going in wrong direction’

The CEO of Hard Rock International says Atlantic City “is going in the wrong direction” and is in worse shape than when the global entertainment company bought its casino here nearly three years ago.

Pa. approves Aqua America’s $4.3 billion expansion into natural gas. Now it wants to be Essential.

The PUC approved the Aqua's $4.3 billion acquisition of one of the state’s largest gas utilities, completing the Bryn Mawr firm’s transformation into an “infrastructure company.”

Senate passes US-Canada-Mexico trade deal, a Trump priority

The Senate has overwhelmingly approved a new North American trade pact that rewrites the rules of trade with Canada and Mexico.

Aramark’s employee class-action lawsuit settlement includes $5 million in lawyer fees

The aggregate amount expected to be paid to an estimated 4,500 lower-level managers is $15.5 million after the four law firms involved in two separate proposed class actions get their cut.

Software maker Phenom People raises $30 million, to hire 75 to boost global sales

This Ambler-based software company has built a hiring platform funded by global investors and used by multinational companies

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