Pennsylvania had more solar projects installed this year, but still lags far behind nearby states

New Jersey has 6.5 times as many solar megawatts as Pennsylvania, where the requirements for solar are decidedly unambitious.

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Camden tax-credit program needs to be reformed to benefit residents, revive the city

Should tax incentives be used to foster economic development and if so, how? In short, they should, but with clear plans on how those incentives restructure the local economy so they actually create greater, sustained future economic growth.
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Camden tax-credit program needs to be reformed to benefit residents, revive the city

Should tax incentives be used to foster economic development and if so, how? In short, they should, but with clear plans on how those incentives restructure the local economy so they actually create greater, sustained future economic growth.

Hahnemann’s demise should not be a surprise to any politicians in Philly

When the for-profit Tenet chain put Hahnemann up for sale two years ago, nobody else offered to buy it. It had lost money for more than a decade.

Hahnemann’s demise should not be a surprise to any politicians in Philly

When the for-profit Tenet chain put Hahnemann up for sale two years ago, nobody else offered to buy it. It had lost money for more than a decade.

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Incyte, buoyed by former DuPonters, has rising revenues and a busy drug pipeline, but the payoff will take years, CEO says

Incyte spent $1.2 billion last year on research, more than half of its $1.9 billion in sales, a serious commitment for a drug firm.
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Incyte, buoyed by former DuPonters, has rising revenues and a busy drug pipeline, but the payoff will take years, CEO says

Incyte spent $1.2 billion last year on research, more than half of its $1.9 billion in sales, a serious commitment for a drug firm.
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Union leaders asked rebooted DuPont to change more than its slogan

DuPont has a long history of ill-fated purchases and sales from which its leaders never suffered. Now a DuPont union leader calls for the company to resume giving the workers stock options so they can share in the company's success.

Free solar training programs line up jobs for unemployed in Philly’s growing ‘green’ market

A federal report identified solar panel installation as the nation’s fastest growing occupation. Two Philly programs train disadvantaged folks to learn the trade.

Refinery workers hadn't been told about the closure yet. Then their vacation days started disappearing.

More than 1,000 PES workers were given notice Wednesday, following the devastating refinery fire. Employees said it felt like they were the last to be told.

As Facebook changes the way it evaluates video, here’s how small businesses need to react

Videos need to get better to get attention on Facebook. “Avoid making a commercial and focus on storytelling,” says Jon Sherman, who owns Video City Productions in Philadelphia.

Recession risks are uncomfortably rising as faith in the economy wanes

President Trump’s trade war is creating an increasing amount of angst, as it clearly could go very wrong.

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Farmer: ICE having a chilling effect on Pa. mushroom farm

After a raid by ICE, a mushroom farmer in Chester County says that most of his workers have left and his mushrooms are rotting in their beds. “We need them to harvest our mushrooms,” the manager says. “There should be a program in place.”

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These software gurus propose a computer museum to mark Philly’s role in starting the digital world

Jim Scherrer wants to set up a computer museum -- a Compuseum -- and provoke a next wave of innovation. He poured forth this vision at a beer-laden table in the Franklin Institute locomotive room with his friend John Gruber.

U.S. weighs limits, break-ups for Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google

A Wharton professor sees a “very strong” antitrust case against Google, because it can charge retailers up to half the price of online-sale item for linking search keywords to their products. Also, Amazon’s Alexa digital home assistant can easily default to order from Amazon’s favored vendors.

Trump has weaponized tariffs. Here’s why that will inflict pain on U.S. companies for years.

Our trading partners will protect themselves by becoming less dependent on American products. China has incentive to restrict the export of rare earth metals, find alternative suppliers or develop industries to replace those that the U.S. dominates.

Fraud claims against Cherry Hill car dealers must be arbitrated, N.J. Supreme Court rules

The court unanimously ruled on June 5 that fraud claims against Mall Chevrolet and Cherry Hill Mitsubishi are clearly subject to arbitration agreements in their respective sales contracts, even though the consumers said they’d been duped into signing the deals.

We break down Vanguard’s ‘How America Saves’ 2019 report

Most investors in the report lost money in 2018, but traded very little. But from 2013 to 2018, the record was far better. Median account balance rose by 78 percent over that period, reflecting the good economy and bull market.

Jobs: Recovery Centers of America hiring hundreds as it expands in multiple states

Recovery Centers of America is hiring hundreds to help individuals recover from drug and alcohol addition.

Trump tweets Comcast vitriol at MSNBC and NBC. And then calls Comcast-owned CNBC to push agenda.

During his presidency, Trump has criticized Comcast for its economic power and its news operations as fake news.

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