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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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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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