Gov.-elect Tom Wolf might have been off the mark by hundreds of millions of dollars when he said during his campaign that a new severance tax on natural gas drillers would raise more than $1 billion, potentially complicating his bid to secure new funding for Pennsylvania schools and alleviate a severe budget shortfall.
It is the next to the last weekend of campaigning for the two men who want to live in the governor’s mansion in Harrisburg.
Pittsburgh is growing as a place to be for college graduates.
PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) – Does it feel like the money you earn doesn’t go as far as it once did? In his new book “Money: How the Destruction of the Dollar Threatens the Global Economy – and What We Can Do About It”, Steve Forbes says that it doesn’t.
The Chairman and Editor in Chief for Forbes Media and former presidential candidate joined KDKA’s Larry Richert and John Shumway to talk about the current state of the economy.
President Obama was in Pittsburgh again today for his third visit to the area just this year.
It would be the biggest economic development project in the Ohio Valley in more than a generation – a $2.5 billion petrochemical plant called a cracker.
The president and vice president are coming to Pittsburgh.
Are we on the verge of a global economic crisis?
Retail giant Walmart is looking to hire around 300 people for its new Economy location.
The invited guests lined up early at US Steel’s Irvin Plant, nearly three hours before the event, which was inside but still chilly.
Service could be a little slower today at fast food restaurants as workers walk off the job to protest the federal minimum wage.
Eager shoppers didn’t waste time getting out of the gate at the Mall at Robinson. Bright and early, they started sprinting through the halls in hopes of grabbing door busters before they were gone.
Today is the big day as kids around the area are all geared up to go trick-or-treating. But, Halloween isn’t just for kids because it is actually one of the biggest holidays for consumer spending.
Frustration seems to be more common in Washington than the ability to reach a bipartisan deal across party lines.
The need for economic justice is nothing new to America. When civil rights leaders proposed the Freedom Budget during the 1960’s their goal, among many, was to achieve, “freedom from want.”