Finance

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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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Governor Murphy announces additional aid to the Coronavirus Relief Fund
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Mike DeNardo
July 28, 2020 - 2:37 pm
New Jersey is adding millions to a fund to help small businesses hammered by the coronavirus. Read more here.
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Governor Phil Murphy holds a coronavirus briefing in Newark .
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David Madden
July 17, 2020 - 3:32 pm
As New Jersey prepares to borrow up to $10 billion to cover revenue shortfalls caused by the pandemic, the Murphy administration says they plan to be as transparent as possible about the process. Read more here.
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Kristen Johanson
July 04, 2020 - 4:00 am
More than 1 million people remain unemployed in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and many are still having issues getting much-needed benefits into their bank accounts. Read more here.
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Justin Udo
June 27, 2020 - 4:00 am
PECO is expanding assistance to customers facing financial hardships during the coronavirus pandemic. The program can now help customers dealing with the summer heat. Read more here.
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Pennsylvania capitol building in Harrisburg
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Tony Romeo
May 29, 2020 - 4:00 am
A bill headed to Gov. Wolf’s desk will distribute the lion’s share of Pennsylvania’s federal pandemic aid money, which includes hundreds of millions for nursing homes and long-term living facilities. Read more here.
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Pennsylvania capitol building in Harrisburg
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Tony Romeo
May 28, 2020 - 2:41 pm
In a bipartisan vote, the state Senate Thursday sent Gov. Wolf a short-term spending plan that would postpone this year’s budget battle until fall. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
May 23, 2020 - 2:17 pm
Philadelphia City Council began hearings this week on Mayor Jim Kenney's budget, which was revised to address a $500 million shortfall in revenue. Read more here.
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Pennsylvania capitol building in Harrisburg
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Kristen Johanson
May 20, 2020 - 9:35 pm
Pennsylvania‘s unemployment office says they sent out wrong information to self-employed workers who need help with weekly claims, and they say they are having problems allowing people to file retroactively. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Council chambers
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Pat Loeb
May 01, 2020 - 4:54 pm
Philadelphia’s COVID-19 cases continue to decline but the virus’ devastating effect on city finances became clearer Friday as Mayor Jim Kenney submitted a new budget to city council with deep cuts and some tax increases to close a $650 million deficit caused by COVID-19. Read more here.
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