Republican Dave McCormick thinks a minimum wage of $7.25 an hour is just fine.
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Philly healthcare facilities rank high in national equality index
Seven Philadelphia healthcare facilities scored a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s annual Healthcare Equality Index (HEI), and two scored 95 out of 100.
A look at Women’s health in Pa. | The Numbers Racket
While Women’s History Month is a time to reflect on the unique achievements and accomplishments of women of all races, ethnicities, creeds and orientations, it is also a time to discuss key issues affecting women in the United States and in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
The Clean Water Act at 50: A closer look at Pa.’s waterways | The Numbers Racket
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the federal Clean Water Act, which laid out the regulation of pollutants in U.S. waterways and established water quality standards.
Attempt to block Pa. from joining multi-state climate initiative fails in Senate
With lawmakers being one vote shy of overriding a veto from Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf, the Republican-controlled Senate failed to approve an attempt to block Pennsylvania from joining the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative on Monday.
How does the digital divide affect the people of Bucks?
As digital technology becomes more and more necessary for work, education, health care, business, job applications, and participation in civic life, it is vital for every Pennsylvanian to have access to reliable high speed internet.
Philadelphia Employment Data February 2022
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) most recently updated their labor force and employment related data for the Philadelphia metropolitan area.
Pennsylvania inactivity levels are below the national average, but a closer look exposes sharp disparities between different groups
Pennsylvania’s inactivity levels fall marginally below the national average, according to a CDC report released earlier this year that estimated one in five adults were inactive in nearly every state across the nation.
Philadelphia Temperatures Week of 4/3/22
Temperatures in Philadelphia this week fluctuate between pleasant to cold temperatures.
Retail sales have boomed from 2020 to 2021 in Philadelphia
2021 was a more positive year for retail sales in both Pennsylvania and across the country.