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December 2nd 2014

Buy Global: Economy League Launches Its Vision for Philly Exports

December 2, 2014 Alaina Mabaso, Flying Kite   Locally-focused businesses are a popular narrative nowadays, but the Economy League of Greater Philadelphia and the World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia are urging a second perspective for anyone concerned about the region's economic future.... Read More
November 19th 2014

Economy League, World Trade Center to Launch Export Initiative to Grow Region's Business

  November 19, 2014 Francis Hilario, Philadelphia Business Journal   The Economy League and the World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia have partnered together to launch a metro export plan geared toward boosting regional business growth, supported by a $200,000 grant by the U.S. Economic... Read More
November 18th 2014

Economy League and World Trade Center Launch Exports Initiative

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 CONTACT: Josh Sevin (215) 875-1000, x 112 jsevin@economyleague.org Federal Grant Helps Advance World Class Business Growth Agenda for Region   Philadelphia, PA - Focusing on a major opportunity for regional job growth, the Economy League and the World Trade... Read More
November 17th 2014

A Few Lessons From Boston

November 17, 2014 Craig Carnaroli, Pat Eiding, David Foster, & Beverly Harper, Philadelphia Inquirer   As Philadelphians, we've always had a complicated relationship with Boston. We share a number of important similarities - history, a Northeastern location, and strong "eds and meds," among... Read More
November 10th 2014

The Must-Answer PGW Sale Questions

Steve Wray Philadelphia Daily News   The Economy League of Greater Philadelphia, like most others in the civic community, is disappointed in city council's recent decision to not hold public hearings on the potential sale of the Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW) to UIL.   Two independent... Read More
October 16th 2014

New Report Outlines Potential Savings for PA Taxpayers Through Investment in Pre-K

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 16, 2014   Contacts:  Harrisburg: Michael Race (717) 236-5680 Philadelphia: Andrea Mead (215) 805-3746 Pittsburgh: David Caliguiri (412) 613-7266   Philadelphia, PA – Pennsylvania stands to reap significant benefits in the form of reduced costs to... Read More
September 19th 2014

New Poll Finds Strong Support for Access to High-Quality Pre-K Among Likely PA Voters

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 19, 2014   CONTACTS: Harrisburg: Michael Race (717) 236-5680 Philadelphia: Andrea Mead (215) 805-3746 Pittsburgh: David Caliguiri (412) 613-7266   Philadelphia, PA – As the November election approaches, likely voters in Pennsylvania are demonstrating... Read More
September 19th 2014

World Class Business Growth Starts with Shared Goals and Measurement

September 10, 2014 Steve Wray, Region's Business    You can’t improve what you don’t measure … this conviction has been at the heart of dozens of Economy League projects and initiatives over the years. And it lies at the core of our World Class Greater Philadelphia effort.   Shared... Read More
September 17th 2014

Steve Wray's GVFTMA Interview: 2014 World Class Index

    Last week, the Greater Valley Forge Transportation Management Association caught up with the Economy League's Executive Director, Steve Wray, to hear more about the 2014 World Class Index.   Watch the five-minute interview below to learn more about our World Class Greater Philadelphia... Read More
August 15th 2014

Pre-K Benefits All of Us, Not Just the Kids

August 11, 2014 Steve Wray & Jamie Haddon, The Intelligencer   Can investing in high-quality early learning programs save money for Bucks County taxpayers?   It’s a largely undisputed fact that attending high-quality pre-k sets a child up for success in school and life — particularly... Read More
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