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Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro at a Stand Against Hate rally at Independence Mall on March 2, 2017 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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Kristen Johanson
March 27, 2020 - 5:48 pm
With a surge in unemployment and wage loss due to the coronavirus pandemic, top law enforcers in both New Jersey and Pennsylvania want federal authorities to allow penalty-free delays in student loan payments. Read more here.
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Shara Dae Howard
January 24, 2020 - 6:55 pm
A national organization that creates opportunities for women of color is expanding into Philadelphia. Read more here.
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Ken Weinstein, founder of Jumpstart Germantown, speaking at a press conference.
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Cherri Gregg
October 30, 2019 - 5:19 pm
The Reinvestment Fund announced new loan funding to expand a program that provides loans and support for aspiring real estate developers. Read more here.
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Paul Kurtz
October 26, 2019 - 6:00 am
A Main Line businessman was sentenced to 17 ½ years in prison this week for defrauding lenders and people out of $34 million. Read more here.
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 Gov. Phil Murphy
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Mark Abrams
April 25, 2019 - 3:52 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation in Trenton Thursday giving borrowers a break on repaying state-backed college student loans if they run into financial hardships. Murphy said the measures, which are restructuring the student loan programs through the New Jersey...
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A new community partnership will help distribute $5 million worth of capital to underserved borrowers in the Kensington section of Philadelphia, with the goal of creating a resident-led revitalization effort.
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Cherri Gregg
March 25, 2019 - 6:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new community partnership will help distribute $5 million worth of capital to underserved borrowers in the Kensington section of Philadelphia, with the goal of creating a resident-led revitalization effort. Where many see blight in Kensington, the Kensington Lending...
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Pat Loeb
March 14, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia officials launched a new program Wednesday to provide home repair loans to low- and moderate-income residents so they can stay in their homes when they might, otherwise, be forced out. They're calling the program Restore, Repair, Renew. As housing values...
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College students and parents may be asking whether federal grants or loans might be impacted by the partial government shutdown.
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Mark Abrams
January 09, 2019 - 3:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — College students and parents may be asking whether federal grants or loans will be impacted by the partial government shutdown. A spokesman for the U.S. Department of Education says the agency is funded and does not foresee any difficulties in meeting obligations for...
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