finances

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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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
July 21, 2020 - 6:36 pm
The Pennsylvania Intergovernmental Cooperation Agency, known as PICA, has approved Philadelphia’s financial plan but with a lot of concerns and some new conditions. Read more here.
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Gov. Tom Wolf.
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KYW Staff
July 16, 2020 - 8:17 pm
Pennsylvania is dedicating $50 million of federal funding to provide hazard pay to essential workers during the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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An electricity bill
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John McDevitt
July 16, 2020 - 7:42 pm
In a late addition to the agenda, the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission voted to keep the moratorium in place to protect customers from service termination when payments during the pandemic can’t be made. Read more here.
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Susan Pilate
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Kim Glovas
July 14, 2020 - 8:59 pm
Small businesses that got sidetracked by the pandemic can get assistance thanks to Temple University’s Small Business Development Center. Read more here.
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Man reading text messages
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David Madden
July 12, 2020 - 4:00 am
New Jersey officials have a warning to residents: Watch out if you get a text suggesting the state has some unclaimed property of yours. Read more here.
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Governor Phil Murphy holds a coronavirus briefing in Newark .
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David Madden
July 10, 2020 - 3:04 pm
The state of New Jersey will apparently be able to handle one of the financial problems to surface from the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more here.
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Child care center
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Jim Melwert
July 06, 2020 - 3:53 pm
Some more financial help is on the way for child care providers in Pennsylvania. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
July 04, 2020 - 4:00 am
The pandemic has not only canceled Philadelphia’s Fourth of July traditions, it’s played havoc with the city budget. It closed the fiscal year this week with the lowest fund balance in several years. Read more here.
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Moving boxes in living room
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Kim Glovas
July 04, 2020 - 4:00 am
A recent Harris Poll shows one-third of Americans, including older Americans, are considering moving to less populated areas because of the pandemic. But some experts suggest that may not be a good idea. Read more here.
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