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PA CONSUMER CONFIDENCE HIGHEST IN A DECADE

But forecast confidence indicators suggest a downturn is ahead      Harrisburg, PA — Pennsylvania consumers are expressing their highest level...

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ALLEGHENY COUNTY VOTERS LEAN TO CHARTER CHANGE

Give Thumbs Down to Tax Dollars for Stadium Construction      Pittsburgh, PA — A slight plurality of Allegheny County voters...

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ECONOMISTS RANK PENNSYLVANIA'S BUSINESS CLIMATE 'AVERAGE' TO 'ABOVE AVERAGE'

Harrisburg, PA — Pennsylvania’s business climate is “average” to “above average” when compared to the rest of the nation, but...

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SURVEY FINDS ECONOMISTS OPPOSE ELECTRIC UTILITY COMPANY EFFORTS TO RECOVER 'STRANDED COSTS'

Harrisburg, PA — A statewide survey of 110 economists, primarily employed in academia, has found widespread opposition to attempts by...

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PENNSYLVANIA'S MAJOR EMPLOYERS SAY PUBLIC SCHOOLS ARE FAILING TO MAKE THE GRADE, BUT THE STATE'S BUSINESS CLIMATE IS IMPROVING

Harrisburg (PA) — Pennsylvania’s major employers say public schools are failing to make the grade when it comes to preparing...

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SW PA VOTERS REJECTING SALES TAX INCREASE

Initiative to Fund Stadium Construction Behind by a Large Margin Harrisburg (PA) — Voters in eleven southwestern Pennsylvania counties are...

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NEW DIRECTIONS Educators Support State Education Standards

Harrisburg, PA — A recent survey of professional educators from throughout the Commonwealth has found strong support for the adoption...

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CORPORATE CHIEFS: PA BUSINESS CLIMATE IMPROVING

But Concern Grows over EPA Regulations, Direction of Congress Harrisburg — Results of the Lincoln Institute’s semi-annual Keystone Business Climate...

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