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Construction workers
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Pat Loeb
April 28, 2020 - 3:47 pm
Philadelphia will allow most construction to restart on Friday, in keeping with the governor’s guidelines for a gradual restart of the economy. Read more here.
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Gov. Tom Wolf
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John McDevitt
April 28, 2020 - 3:02 pm
As Pennsylvania anticipates the reopening process next week, the governor says efforts could be reconsidered and altered, if necessary. Plus, Pennsylvania's 500 school districts are facing a projected loss of up to 5% in the revenue from local taxes. Read the latest here.
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Gov. Phil Murphy gives daly update on coronavirus pandemic
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KYW Staff
April 28, 2020 - 2:18 pm
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy used the occasion of his daily coronavirus pandemic media briefing on Tuesday to introduce the members and outline the goals of his Restart and Recovery Commission and to announce an executive order allowing municipal governments to extend the grace period for property...
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2020 tax form 1040
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Kristen Johanson
April 27, 2020 - 9:36 am
The stimulus check most Americans received is not taxable, but unemployment assistance is. A tax espert explains. Read more here.
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Gov. Phil Murphy
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KYW Staff
April 27, 2020 - 7:13 am
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy announced what he called a vision to put New Jersey on the road to recovery. Read the latest here.
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House Judiciary Committee member Rep. Madeleine Dean (D-PA) (L) votes for the second of two articles of impeachment against U.S. President Donald Trump.
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John McDevitt
April 25, 2020 - 1:58 pm
A Pennsylvania congresswoman representing Montgomery and Berks counties is working to get direct cash payments to small businesses included in the next COVID-19 relief package. Read more here.
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Food pantry
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AP News
April 24, 2020 - 8:36 am
Unemployment in the U.S. is swelling to levels last seen during the Great Depression of the 1930s, with 1 in 6 American workers thrown out of a job by the coronavirus. Read more here.
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State Street in Doylestown
Keith Balderson
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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Barber shop
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Kristen Johanson
April 23, 2020 - 9:35 am
Workers who lost their jobs nearly six weeks ago because of the economic pinch of the coronavirus pandemic are calling on Gov. Tom Wolf to put more people in the unemployment office to answer calls from people who have filed claims. Read more here.
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A masked worker at this state WIN job center in Pearl, Miss., holds an unemployment benefit application form as she waits for a client, Tuesday, April 21, 2020.
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AP News
April 23, 2020 - 8:43 am
More than 4.4 million laid-off workers applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week as job cuts escalated across an economy that remains all but shut down, the government said Thursday. Read more here.
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