Business

Mayor Jim Kenney
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Pat Loeb
April 30, 2020 - 8:31 pm
Philadelphia’s fight against COVID-19, including a stay-at-home order that has shuttered most businesses, has cost the city $649 million, money that Mayor Jim Kenney will propose making up with a combination of cuts and tax increases when he presents a revised budget to City Council on Friday. Read...
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Gov. Tom Wolf.
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Tony Romeo
April 30, 2020 - 3:52 pm
A Pennsylvania Senate committee, voting along party lines, has agreed to authorize subpoenas for information on the Wolf administration’s decisions to close some businesses and grant waivers to others. Read more here.
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Paramedics disinfect a strecher.
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Lynne Adkins
April 30, 2020 - 1:22 pm
Emergency departments and intensive care units are busier than ever due to the coronavirus pandemic, but administrators say the facilities are strapped for cash. Read more here.
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Illustration by Natalie Hope McDonald
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Hadas Kuznits
April 30, 2020 - 4:00 am
A Philadelphia artist is hosting a virtual First Friday art exhibit starting midnight between Thursday and Friday that highlights what we've suddenly been seeing everywhere this past month: masks. Read more here.
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Signing a car agreement
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Hadas Kuznits
April 24, 2020 - 7:18 pm
With non-essential businesses closed, including car dealerships, what happens if the lease on your car is up and you want to return it? Read more here.
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Philabundance
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Paul Kurtz
April 24, 2020 - 6:32 pm
The largest hunger relief group in the Delaware Valley is battling the effects of COVID-19 on multiple fronts. Read more here.
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Vegetables in wooden box
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Kimberly Adams
April 24, 2020 - 3:34 pm
For two farms in Cherry Hill and Medford, business is booming as curbside pick-up becomes the norm for many businesses in light of the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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Lateefa Curtis hosts a free bartending class on on GNIonline.com
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Hadas Kuznits
April 24, 2020 - 2:34 pm
A website aimed at empowering women is helping those who are out of work share their skills and earn some money, while allowing others to learn something new. Read more here.
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Amtrak ridership down during coronavirus
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John McDevitt
April 23, 2020 - 5:31 pm
Amtrak started the year on track to break even. Then, the coronavirus pandemic hit. With ridership down 95%, the transit agency estimates $700 million in losses. Read more here.
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State Street in Doylestown
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Lynne Adkins
April 23, 2020 - 11:52 am
Small business owners in Doylestown are fighting to stay alive while their doors remain closed during the coronavirus pandemic, so they’ve turned to the virtual marketplace. Read more here.
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