The Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry, along with other industry trade groups in the state, is urging the Legislature to reject a bill that gives additional support to the solar energy market and could cost businesses and consumers as much as $1 billion in energy price hikes.Read More »
The new location for Rutter's Farm Stores is one of the company's largest, and it opened its doors this week in southern York County.Read More »
A majority of Pennsylvania voters disagree with the priorities in Gov. Tom Corbett's budget, and nearly six in 10 think the state is moving in the wrong direction, according to the latest poll conducted at Franklin & Marshall College's Center for Opinion Research.Read More »
Given the tighter fiscal constraints in state government, the Office of the Budget announced Tuesday a redesigned Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program, or RACP, that focuses on merit-based selection and projects that will create jobs.Read More »
Fannie Mae named its general counsel, Timothy Mayopoulos, as its next chief executive officer after he agreed to a sharp pay cut imposed by the mortgage-finance company's federal regulator.
A U.S. drone strike in Pakistan killed one of al Qaeda's most powerful figures, the U.S. government said on Tuesday, dealing the biggest in a series of blows to the militant group since the raid that killed founder Osama bin Laden last year. Continue reading
Efforts to privatize the sale of liquor and wine in Pennsylvania encountered what could be a serious setback Tuesday as the union representing 3,500 employees of Pennsylvania's state-owned liquor stores announced that they have ratified a new labor contract that runs through mid-2015.
A major component of Gov. Tom Corbett's budget proposal — phasing seven county-run human services programs into one block grant system — has been agreed to by the statewide association representing county commissioners.
For this generation of young people, the future looks bleak. Only one in six is working full time. Three out of five live with their parents or other relatives. A large majority — 73 percent — think they need more education to find a successful career, but only half of those say they will definitely enroll in the next few years.
Nasdaq OMX Group Inc. is considering offering discounted trading fees to the financial firms that lost money after the exchange botched their trades during the ill-fated debut of Facebook Inc. shares, people familiar with the matter said.
As Europe careens deeper into political and economic crisis, the immediate survival of the euro turns more than ever on a single question: Will Germany act?
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. disclosed a 3 percent stake in newspaper publisher Lee Enterprises Inc. Tuesday, after the Securities and Exchange Commission rejected the company's proposal to have its investment treated as confidential.