President Donald Trump speaks at Trump National Golf Club Bedminster in Bedminster, N.J., Friday, Aug. 7, 2020.
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AP News
August 08, 2020 - 5:03 pm
Bypassing Congress, President Donald Trump on Saturday signed executive orders deferring payroll taxes for some Americans and extending unemployment benefits after negotiations on a new coronavirus rescue package collapsed. Read more here.
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Paul Kurtz
August 07, 2020 - 8:10 pm
A new study finds Pennsylvania and New Jersey near the bottom of a list of states with the most jobs recovered during the economic disruption. Read more here.
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In this Feb. 5, 2019, file photo, Alaska Airlines planes are parked at a gate area at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle.
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AP News
August 06, 2020 - 9:36 am
Nearly 1.2 million laid-off Americans applied for state unemployment benefits last week, evidence that the coronavirus keeps forcing companies to slash jobs just as a critical $600 weekly federal jobless payment has expired. Read more here.
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Kim Glovas
August 03, 2020 - 4:00 am
A leading environmental agency in Pennsylvania is calling on lawmakers to look to green solutions to revive the sagging economy. Read more here.
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Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia testifies during a hearing on COVID-19/Unemployment Insurance
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Jim Melwert
July 31, 2020 - 4:32 pm
The U.S. labor secretary was in Montgomery County Friday, meeting with business owners to talk about how to rebuild the economy. Read more here.
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Ian Bush
July 28, 2020 - 4:37 pm
The airline industry has taken a massive hit from the coronavirus pandemic — a 96% drop in passenger volume at the height of the crisis. Some airlines have pledged not to sell middle seats to alleviate passengers’ fears of contracting the coronavirus. U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao...
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International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees Local 8 rally
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John McDevitt
July 24, 2020 - 4:55 pm
About 100 stagehands, electricians, sound techs, tour managers and other live events professionals wheeled roadie equipment cases around City Hall Friday, highlighting the economic hardships they’re still facing during the coronavirus pandemic. They’re asking for continued monetary assistance as...
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Christina Renna with the Southern New Jersey Chamber of Commerce speaking
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Justin Udo
July 23, 2020 - 4:30 pm
Small businesses in Camden County, New Jersey are getting some help staying afloat in what's been a tumultuous time for the economy. Read more here.
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Paul Kurtz
July 23, 2020 - 2:23 pm
With the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation program set to expire on Saturday, more than 20 million Americans may see a big chunk of their incomes go away. A Philadelphia-based advocacy group has been busy urging Congress to extend the program. Read more here.
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Dave Uram
July 23, 2020 - 11:09 am
The baseball season might seem really short this year, but the subject of All-star catcher J.T. Realmuto's contract might drag on for some time if the Phillies don’t extend him for the long term. Bryce Harper thinks there's a chance the Phillies can keep him. Read about it here.
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