CPBJ - Daily News http://www.cpbj.com/section/daily Daily News News en-us Copyright 2014 Central Penn Business Journal Fri, 18 Apr 2014 05:04:37 EST Fri, 18 Apr 2014 05:04:37 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140417/CPBJ01/140419729&source=RSS CBO Minimum wage boost would cost firms 15B The Congressional Budget Office estimates that a Senate Democratic proposal gradually boosting the minimum wage to 10. 10 hourly would force businesses to spend 15 billion more in salaries in 2017. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:06:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140417/CPBJ01/140419729&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140417/CPBJ01/140419743&source=RSS Donegal busy at board of directors meeting Donegal Group Inc. announced two promotions, a stock dividend and a small leave of absence for its leader after a board of directors meeting this week. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:56:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140417/CPBJ01/140419743&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140417/CPBJ01/140419752&source=RSS Pa. general fund revenues below budget for first quarter A state Independent Fiscal Office report shows general fund collections are off in the first quarter of 2014. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:14:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140417/CPBJ01/140419752&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140417/CPBJ01/140419753&source=RSS Susquehanna basin water quality focus of analysis The state Department of Environmental Protection will keep up its analysis of water quality, water flow, sediment, pesticides, hormones, invertebrates, fish tissue and more in the Susquehanna River basin in 2014. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:37:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140417/CPBJ01/140419753&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140417/CPBJ01/140419761&source=RSS Phoenix Contact unveiling new power system as part of 18M expansion Lower Swatara Township-based Phoenix Contact USA, which is wrapping up a major expansion of its Fulling Mill Road campus, will ceremonially disconnect from the electric grid Tuesday in celebration of Earth Day. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:52:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140417/CPBJ01/140419761&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140417/CPBJ01/140419763&source=RSS First Niagara launches private insurance exchange First Niagara Benefits Consulting, which is based in New York and has an office in Mechanicsburg, has thrown its hat into the private insurance exchange ring. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:51:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140417/CPBJ01/140419763&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140417/CPBJ01/140419766&source=RSS Dickinson Township residents file court appeal to stop warehouse plan A group of residents who oppose the Goodman Birtcher warehouse project in Dickinson Township filed a land-use appeal Wednesday in the state Supreme Court. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:27:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140417/CPBJ01/140419766&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140416/CPBJ01/140419788&source=RSS Treasury Small biz lending up 12.5B Those receiving capital through the Small Business Lending Fund boosted small-business lending by 12. 5 billion over baseline levels and 1. 3 billion over the previous quarter, the U. S. Department of the Treasury reported. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:36:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140416/CPBJ01/140419788&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140416/CPBJ01/140419804&source=RSS Highmark partners with DaVita A new partnership between Highmark Inc. and DaVita will initially target patients in Western and Central Pennsylvania. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:37:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140416/CPBJ01/140419804&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140416/CPBJ01/140419807&source=RSS PNC beats earnings prediction Codorus Valley up in 2014 Q1 Both PNC and Codorus Valley made earnings gains in the first quarter of 2014 compared with a year ago. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:32:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140416/CPBJ01/140419807&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140416/CPBJ01/140419809&source=RSS Johnson Controls acquires Canadian company in 1.6 billion deal Milwaukee-based Johnson Controls Inc. , which has operations in York County, announced a deal today with the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board to acquire its Air Distribution Technologies business for approximately 1. 6 billion. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:25:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140416/CPBJ01/140419809&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140416/CPBJ01/140419810&source=RSS Report Pa. 33rd among states for economic outlook Pennsylvania is staring up at 36 states for economic performance in the latest state economic competitiveness index from the American Legislative Exchange Council. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:14:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140416/CPBJ01/140419810&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140416/CPBJ01/140419814&source=RSS Study Each Pa. physician supports 10.7 jobs On average, Pennsylvania physicians support 10. 7 jobs apiece, according to a new economic impact study conducted by IMS Health on behalf of the American Medical Association . Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:47:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140416/CPBJ01/140419814&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140416/CPBJ01/140419827&source=RSS International expo aimed at helping business owners network The annual International Business and Workforce Expo, hosted by the York County Economic Alliance, is designed not only to let businesses talk to other businesses, but also to help develop the local workforce and make connections with other countries. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:43:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140416/CPBJ01/140419827&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140416/CPBJ01/140419835&source=RSS Sen. Pat Vance opposing Sunoco Pipeline request to be a public utility State Sen. Pat Vance, R-CumberlandYork, wrote to the Public Utility Commission Tuesday urging it to disapprove Sunoco Pipeline L. P. 's recent request to become an official public utility corporation. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:21:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140416/CPBJ01/140419835&source=RSS