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Finance

Report: Trump tariffs cost Pa. $1.17B

Pennsylvania taxpayers paid an additional $1.17 billion in import taxes on products subject the Trump administration’s tariffs in its ongoing trade dispute with China, according to the latest Tariff Tracker produced by Tariffs Hurt the Heartland, a nonprofit coalition of trade advocacy groups.

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Northwest Bank donates $4,250 to enhance arts, culture

The York County Cultural Alliance supports eight partner agencies that are considered by the alliance to be “essential to the arts and culture community in York County”—Greater York Dance, The Appell Center for the Performing Arts York Art Association, York County History Center, York Junior Symphony Orchestra, York Symphony Orchestra, York Youth Symphony Orchestra and Creative York.

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Decrease in banking issues reported to securities department; increase in vehicle loan complaints

The number of complaints and inquiries filed with the department decreased by 1,691, according to the department’s most recent annual consumer services report, released this week. During the 2013-14 fiscal year, the department received 5,885 complaints. This annual aggregation of complaints and inquiries gradually trended downward, and in the 2018-19 fiscal year, 4,194 complaints were received by the department, according to the report.

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1,500 net jobs lost in October: study

While economic indicators remain high for the U.S. economy as a whole, central and southeastern Pennsylvania have been beset by tumultuous global trade and a weak manufacturing sector for the last year and a half, according to a recently published study by analysts at RKL, a business consulting firm based in Lancaster.

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Is your company ready for sudden change?

The volatility of the value of a company is not uncommon around the unexpected exit of an organization’s leader, experts said, but what the management of a company does before and, in the short term after, sudden disruption in its leadership succession and ownership protocols, can determine its long-term success and survivability.

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