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Coffee shops have become the most buzzworthy unionizing battleground

City & State explores what’s behind the worker-led drive to unionize at Starbucks and similar places in Pennsylvania.

Technology

City & State investigates: How local governments are handling a threat they can’t even see

The proliferation of cyberattacks has prompted Pennsylvania municipalities to take extra steps to secure their systems.

Philadelphia

Sixers unveil plans for new Center City arena to mixed reactions from fans and local officials

The proposed $1.3 billion facility would require demolishing one block of the Fashion District on Market East.

Business

Susan Wild, Commerce Secretary Raimondo call for boosting American manufacturing of semiconductors

Wild, Raimondo emphasized the importance of passing the Bipartisan Innovation Act to improve the nation’s competitiveness

Business

House Democrats pitch bills to take on price-fixing and price-gouging

‘The act of price gouging is unpatriotic and it needs to be called out,’ said one lawmaker

Budget

Philadelphia’s $5.8 billion budget by the numbers

Final approval of the city’s budget includes increased spending for police, anti-violence programs and property tax relief

Economic Development

GOP advances efforts to privatize liquor system via constitutional amendment

Mihalek’s proposal would allow voters to decide on replacing the state-run system.

Public Safety

In wake of South Street shooting, an existential threat to businesses

City officials and police are weighing options that ensure public safety while not hampering businesses on South Street

Economic Development

A Q&A with Zach Wilcha of the Independence Business Alliance

Wilcha, also a chamber of commerce leader, explains how Philly and the state can better support businesses within the LGBTQ community.

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