CPBJ - en-us Copyright 2017 Central Penn Business Journal Wed, 26 Apr 2017 17:39:42 EST Wed, 26 Apr 2017 17:39:42 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170426/CPBJ01/170429855&source=RSS State weighs 500-plus applicants for medical marijuana business More than 500 businesses have applied to grow, process and dispense medical marijuana in Pennsylvania, with a select few destined to win permits this summer, state regulators announced Wednesday. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 16:03:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170426/CPBJ01/170429855&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170426/CPBJ01/170429856&source=RSS Harrisburg IT company bought by Texas firm In a bid to expand its services in the Northeast, a Texas company has bought Credo Technology Solutions, an IT consulting firm in Lower Paxton Township. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:57:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170426/CPBJ01/170429856&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170426/CPBJ01/170429857&source=RSS Stock market holds on to gains as Trump tax plan emerges U. S. stocks retreated from intraday highs but held on to gains Wednesday following a choppy early session as investors started digesting the unveiling of President Donald Trump&#8217s tax-reform plan. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:41:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170426/CPBJ01/170429857&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170426/CPBJ01/170429859&source=RSS York's Bell Socialization Services Inc. has new leader Starting next week, Bell Socialization Services Inc. in York County will have its first new executive director in 40 years. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:22:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170426/CPBJ01/170429859&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170426/CPBJ01/170429861&source=RSS Centric Bank execs join library, Salvation Army boards Centric Bank CFO Sandra Schultz was recently appointed to the board of the Cleve J. Fredricksen Library in Camp Hill, while the bank's chief retail officer Leslie Meck is joining the advisory board of the Harrisburg Salvation Army. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:24:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170426/CPBJ01/170429861&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170426/CPBJ01/170429863&source=RSS Midstate legislators want to rein in state regulators Three Republican lawmakers from Central Pennsylvania have proposed bills that would give the legislature more control over government regulations. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:10:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170426/CPBJ01/170429863&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170426/CPBJ01/170429864&source=RSS Solving the mall problem PREIT more proactive about refilling big retail holes The shopping mall business has always been a game of chess. A few retail brands fall out of favor with consumers every year and move out. Trendier brands move in. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:06:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170426/CPBJ01/170429864&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170426/CPBJ01/170429865&source=RSS Governor, treasurer ramp up efforts to slash fees paid by pension funds Gov. Tom Wolf and Treasurer Joe Torsella fleshed out on Monday their proposals to cut fees paid by the state's pension funds, billing their suggestions as first, easy-to-accomplish steps in addressing the funds' roughly 74 billion shortfall. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:00:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170426/CPBJ01/170429865&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170426/CPBJ01/170429866&source=RSS Odd If politics have you feelin' down, grab a 'Fake News Ale' In 2017, there are a plethora of reasons one may want to imbibe. Luckily, one brewery has provided you with both a reason to drink, and the drink itself. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 10:40:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170426/CPBJ01/170429866&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170426/CPBJ01/170429867&source=RSS World Uber plans to test on-demand flying cars network by 2020 Uber has unveiled plans to partner with plane manufacturers to develop and test a network of flying cars by 2020. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 10:39:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170426/CPBJ01/170429867&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170426/CPBJ01/170429868&source=RSS Nation Trump to propose large increase in deductions Americans can claim on their taxes President Trump on Wednesday plans to call for a significant increase in the standard deduction people can claim on their tax returns, potentially putting thousands of dollars each year into the pockets of tens of millions of Americans, according to two people briefed on the plan. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 10:36:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170426/CPBJ01/170429868&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170426/CPBJ01/170429869&source=RSS Business Lumber fight with Canada could raise home prices A decades-long trade dispute between the United States and Canada has reemerged, possibly affecting new home prices and triggering concerns of brewing tension. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 10:31:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170426/CPBJ01/170429869&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170426/CPBJ01/170429870&source=RSS Make sure to be counted in our Q2 construction activity index The Central Penn Business Journal is looking for your input on construction activity in Central Pennsylvania. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:23:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170426/CPBJ01/170429870&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170426/CPBJ01/170429871&source=RSS Pa. House passes liquor reform bills The state House on Tuesday passed a package of liquor reform bills that are likely to be vetoed if they make it to Gov. Tom Wolf's desk this session. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:18:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170426/CPBJ01/170429871&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170426/CPBJ01/170429872&source=RSS Guest view Home rule is not the only option for Harrisburg As an innovative mayoral candidate, I know there's much more that can be done besides home rule or a &#8220kick the can down the road&#8221 Act 47 extension. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 08:54:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170426/CPBJ01/170429872&source=RSS