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PA Chamber of Business and Industry


    Thu, September 12, 2013

    Hiking Minimum Wage No Silver Bullet


    Many lawmakers and would-be elected officials view the call for a minimum wage increase as a political safe bet.

    After all, who in the voting public doesn't want ...

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    Fri, March 22, 2013

    PA Chamber Hails Liquor Vote


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    March 21, 2013

    PA Chamber: House's historic vote another step closer to ending Pa.'s 80-year liquor ...

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    Wed, February 06, 2013

    PA Chamber: Budget Framework for Progress



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    Feb. 5, 2013

    PA Chamber: Corbett's state budget
    provides framework for continued progress

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    Wed, January 30, 2013

    PA Chamber Applauds Corbett Liquor Plan


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    Jan. 30, 2013

    PA Chamber welcomes administration's focus on modernizing alcohol sales, distribution in Commonwealth

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    Wed, March 28, 2012

    'Growing the Pie' Shouldn't Come at the Baker's Expense


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    Tuesday, March 27, 2012

    HARRISBURG, PA — The Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry today said the Pennsylvania Budget and ...

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    Tue, March 13, 2012

    PA Chamber Welcoms Bill Reducing State Borrowing


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    Tuesday, March 13, 2012

    PA Chamber welcomes House passage of bill to reduce state borrowing

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    Wed, February 15, 2012

    PA Chamber Files Brief Challenging Health Care Act


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    Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2011

    PA Chamber files brief in U.S. Supreme Court case challenging federal ...

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    Fri, January 13, 2012

    Government Intervention in Solar Industry Hurts Consumers


    January 2012
    Solar industry's call for more government intervention hurts consumers

    The current debate over legislation (H.B. 1580) that attempts to prop up ...

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    Thu, January 12, 2012

    PA Needs Uniform Marcellus Shale Rules


    Reaching an agreement on a comprehensive Marcellus Shale oversight bill is essential to foster the industry's growth, lower energy costs, provide environmental protections, generate revenue to ...

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    Tue, December 20, 2011

    PA Chamber Welcomes Action on UC Debt


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    Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011

    PA Chamber welcomes action on UC debt to federal government

    HARRISBURG, PA ...

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    Tue, November 22, 2011

    Truth About Marcellus Shale


    November 2011
    Pennsylvanians concerned about responsible Marcellus Shale oversight should look past opponents' campaign of misinformation

    As lawmakers debate ...

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    Thu, October 27, 2011

    PA Chamber Applauds Passage of SB !


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    Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011

    PA Chamber applauds Senate passage of education reform bill

    HARRISBURG, PA ...

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    Tue, October 18, 2011

    Sam Denisco Names PA Chamber Vice President


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    Monday, Oct. 17, 2011

    PA Chamber promotes Sam Denisco to vice president

    HARRISBURG, PA — The ...

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    Wed, September 14, 2011

    Chamber Economic Survey: Some Optimism


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    Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011

    21st Annual Pa. Economic Survey shows slight signs of optimism
    Economy, government over-regulation still ...

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    Mon, August 01, 2011

    White House's Over-the-Cliff Moment


    When historians look back on this moment in American politics, they may wonder why the White House failed to focus on the consuming issue of the time: the economy -- and, in particular, jobs.

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    Thu, July 14, 2011

    PA Chamber Encourages State Store Privatization


    HARRISBURG, PA — The Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry today urged the General Assembly to begin the process of getting the Commonwealth out of the liquor sales business.

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    Fri, July 01, 2011

    PA Chamber Applauds State Budget


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    Friday, July 1, 2011

    PA Chamber applauds fiscally responsible state budget

    HARRISBURG, PA — The ...

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    Thu, June 23, 2011

    'Fair Share Act' Fair for Consumers, Job Creators


    HARRISBURG, PA — The Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry today said the only thing that would be significantly eroded by enactment of the Fair Share Act is personal injury lawyers' ...

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    Wed, June 08, 2011

    Setting the Record Straight


    June 7, 2011

    Senate Bill 1030 will bring equity, fairness and cost-control to UC system
    Opposition to commonsense reform threatens UC benefit extension

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    Mon, December 06, 2010

    Rendell: Blunt to the End


    Alan Simpson, the former Republican U.S. Senator from Wyoming who co-chairs President Obama's deficit-reduction commission, was asked by a reporter the other day if he was going home to ...

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    Fri, November 19, 2010

    Hanger Comments Antagonistic to Shale Industry


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    Friday, Nov. 19, 2010


    Secretary's deplorable comments exemplify DEP's antagonistic approach to Marcellus Shale industry

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    Wed, October 13, 2010

    Chamber PAC Endorsed Tom Corbett


    HARRISBURG, PA, Oct. 12, 2010 — ChamberPAC, the political arm of the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry, today announced its endorsement of Attorney General Tom Corbett for ...

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    Fri, October 01, 2010

    Senate Urged to Reject House Severance Tax


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    Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010

    HARRISBURG, PA, Sept. 30, 2010 — The Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry is asking the state ...

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    Fri, July 30, 2010

    Unemployment Comp Debate Missing Key Points


    The attention given to the ongoing back and forth over unemployment compensation, while making good fodder for election year pundits and newspaper headlines, is not directed at the real issue: how to ...

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    Wed, July 21, 2010

    PA Chamber Offers Transportation Solutions


    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
    Wednesday, July 21, 2010


    PA Chamber outlines potential solutions to Commonwealth's transportation funding needs

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    Mon, July 19, 2010

    PA Chamber Statement on PennFuture


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    Sunday, July 18, 2010


    PA Chamber statement on PennFuture

    HARRISBURG, PA — The Pennsylvania ...

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    Thu, July 01, 2010

    PA Chamber Budget Reaction


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    Thursday, July 1, 2010


    PA Chamber: holding the line on taxes will help recovery, job growth

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    Wed, June 23, 2010

    Legal Reform Proposals Miss the Mark


    While job creators, health-care providers, consumers and others impacted by Pennsylvania's dismal legal system continue the fight for any progress on meaningful lawsuit abuse reform, some state ...

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    Tue, May 25, 2010

    Sorry Governor, That's Not Correct


    As Gov. Ed Rendell and his supporters press for higher taxes in the 2010-11 state budget, they continue to make statements that range from misleading to factually incorrect, significantly clouding ...

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    Wed, May 05, 2010

    PA Chamber Announces Green Initiative


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    Wednesday, May 5, 2010

    PA Chamber announces PA Chamber Green Initiative

    HARRISBURG, PA — The ...

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    Tue, May 04, 2010

    PA Chamber Welcomes Transportation Funding Discussion


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    Tuesday, May 4, 2010

    HARRISBURG, PA — The Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry pledged to work with state elected ...

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    Thu, April 15, 2010

    Tax Facts from the PA Chamber


    HARRISBURG, PA — The Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry, which represents thousands of statewide businesses of all sizes and across all industry sectors, today said the half-truths, ...

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    Wed, February 24, 2010

    PA Chamber Newsletter


    H.B. 80 and its government mandates — anti-consumer, anti-choice, anti-innovation

    The business community recognizes that Pennsylvania and the nation will need ...

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    Thu, February 18, 2010

    Combined Reporting is Not the Answer for Economic Growth


    As Pennsylvania continues to slowly recover from the recession, fostering a competitive business climate is more important now than ever before.

    In his recent ...

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    Mon, February 08, 2010

    State Budget: Job Creation Priority # 1


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    Monday, Feb. 8, 2010


    2010-11 state budget: job creation should be priority No. 1

    HARRISBURG, PA ...

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    Thu, February 04, 2010

    PA Chamber: Renewable Energy, Yes; Mandates, No


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    Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2010


    PA Chamber: renewable energy, yes, mandates, no

    HARRISBURG, PA — ...

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    Wed, January 27, 2010

    House Judiciary Committee Action Would Raise Health Care Costs


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    Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2010

    House committee moves bills that would increase health-care costs, move Pa. further away from balanced legal ...

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    Wed, December 30, 2009

    PA Chamber Applauds Court Decision to Strike Down State Mercury Rule


    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
    Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2009


    PA Chamber applauds court's decision to strike down
    unnecessary state mercury rule

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    Thu, December 10, 2009

    PA Chamber Takes Health Care Reform Message to Congress


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    Thursday, Dec. 10, 2009

    HARRISBURG, PA — Officials from the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry were in Washington, D.C. ...

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    Tue, November 10, 2009

    'Predetermined Results' Tarnish State's Draft Climate Change Action Plan


    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
    Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2009

    HARRISBURG, PA — The Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry today said sound science, unbiased ...

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    Fri, November 06, 2009

    PA Chamber Promotes Flight 93 Memorial Campaign


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    Friday, Nov. 6, 2009

    Statewide business leaders recognize
    Flight 93 National Memorial Campaign

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    Mon, October 12, 2009

    PA Chamber Plans Trade Rally


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    Friday, Oct. 9, 2009

    PA Chamber, U.S. Chamber rally to address importance of international trade to Pennsylvania's economy
    Senior ...

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    Tue, September 01, 2009

    Employers Launch Grassroots Health Reform Coalition


    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
    Sept. 1, 2009

    Contact: Donna Steward
    Office: 360.943.1600 ext. 1012
    Mobile: ...

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    Thu, August 27, 2009

    ChamberPAC Endorses Mensch for State Senate


    HARRISBURG, PA — ChamberPAC, the political arm of the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry, announced its endorsement of state Rep. Bob Mensch for the 24th Senatorial District.

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    Thu, August 20, 2009

    PA Chamber Applauds Attempt to Fund Vital Government Programs


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    Thursday, Aug. 20, 2009


    HARRISBURG, PA — The Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry today applauded Senate lawmakers ...

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    Wed, August 19, 2009

    PA Chamber:

    Fiscally Responsible Budget is in State's Long-Term Best Interest


    The ongoing budget impasse is much more than a disagreement among lawmakers and the Rendell administration over spending levels for the 2009-10 fiscal year. It's a battle over philosophies — ...

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    Fri, July 17, 2009

    PA Chamber Decries Tax Hikes, Inflated State Spending


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    Friday, July 17, 2009

    HARRISBURG, PA — The Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry said the state budget proposal (H.B. 146) ...

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    Thu, June 18, 2009

    Governor Breaks Promise Again:

    Seeks to postpone phase-out of Capital Stock and Franchise Tax


    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
    Wednesday, June 17, 2009


    Governor breaks promises again: Seeks to postpone phase-out of Capital Stock and Franchise Tax

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    Tue, June 16, 2009

    PA Chamber: Raising Taxes on Individuals, Businesses Wrong


    PRESSRELEASE

    For more information,contact
    LesleySmith, director ofcommunications, 717 720-5446 or 717 645-2073 (cell)

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    Wed, June 03, 2009

    PA Chamber: Combined Reporting Would Hinder PA Economic Recovery


    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
    Wednesday, June 3, 2009


    PA Chamber: combined reporting would hinder Pa.'s economic recovery

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    Tue, June 02, 2009

    PA Chamber to Lawmakers: Enact Fiscally Responsible State Budget


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    Tuesday, June 2, 2009

    PA Chamber to lawmakers: enact fiscally responsible state budget

    HARRISBURG, PA ...

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    Fri, May 08, 2009

    PA Chamber Congratulates Senate GOP on Spending Restraint


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    Wednesday, May 6, 2009

    HARRISBURG, PA — The Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry commended state Senate Republicans for ...

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    Wed, April 22, 2009

    PA Chamber:

    Taxing Health Insurance Takes PA in the Wrong Direction


    At a time when Pennsylvania residents and employers are looking to lawmakers to reduce costs that are negatively impacting health-care affordability and accessibility, the Rendell administration is ...

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    Thu, March 26, 2009

    PA Chamber: House Missed Opportunity to Address Access to Affordable Health Care


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    Wednesday, March 25, 2009

    HARRISBURG, PA — The Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry today expressed disappointment that ...

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    Wed, March 11, 2009

    PA Chamber Urges Sen. Specter, Congressional Delegation to Reject 'Card Check' Legislation


    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
    Wednesday, March 11, 2009

    Anti-business, anti-worker bill formally introduced in Congress

    HARRISBURG, ...

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    Fri, March 06, 2009

    PA Chamber Lobbies Sen. Specter on Card Check


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    Friday, March 6, 2009

    PA Chamber to visit DC to urge U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter, Congressional delegation to oppose 'union card check' ...

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    Mon, March 02, 2009

    PA Chamber Newsletter


    March 2009
    Clearing big labor's smoke screens from the Employee Free Choice Act

    When it comes to advancing the deceptively titled Employee Free Choice Act ...

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    Mon, February 23, 2009

    Setting the Record Straight

    PA Chamber of Business ~Industry Newsletter


    February 2009
    State budget debate must focus on economic growth

    In what will undoubtedly be the most difficult and critical budget debate in years, elected ...

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    Thu, February 05, 2009

    State Budget Must Address Economic Competitiveness


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    Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2008

    State budget must address Pa.'s economic competitiveness

    HARRISBURG, PA ...

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    Wed, February 04, 2009

    Employee Forced Choice Act Offers False Hope to Workers, Threatens Economy


    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
    Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2008

    Employee Forced Choice Act offers false hopes to workers; threatens economy

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    Thu, October 30, 2008

    PA Chamber Offers Energy Summit II


    In February of this year, the Pennsylvania Chamber presented the Pennsylvania Energy Summit to provide an overview of the challenges businesses will face regarding the availability of affordable ...

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