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April 10th 2016

Ship 'em out: Exports can cure what ails local economy, study urges

The products aren't especially noteworthy: ice cream and cheesecake, steak and actuators. But where they're sold is: China and South Korea, Russia, India, and the Middle East. Read More
April 8th 2016

Economy League, World Trade Center to unveil Greater Philadelphia export plan

If we told you that there's a strategy within reach for our region that could generate more than $6 billion in new economic activity every year and 35,000 additional jobs, we’d have your attention – right? Read More
April 1st 2016

Economy League is gearing up for a trip to Los Angeles

A number of local cross-sector leaders will accompany the nonprofit as it heads to the West Coast with a three-pronged mission. Read More
March 31st 2016

Pre-K and the Economy League, the influential nonprofit guiding City Hall

For the Economy League, it’s vindication in a way. The purpose of their organization is to address key challenges to improve the Philadelphia region’s future. Read More
March 20th 2016

The Longest Ride

A 2015 report by the Economy League of Greater Philadelphia found that Philadelphia's poorest neighborhoods have the longest commutes. Read More
March 8th 2016

Residents divided over King of Prussia rail extension proposal

The Economy League's Connecting KOP study is cited in the Philadelphia Inquirer's coverage of SEPTA's proposed King of Prussia rail extension. Read More
March 8th 2016

Presentation of SEPTA's proposed rail spur to King of Prussia greeted with groans

The Economy League's Connecting KOP study is cited in the Philadelphia Inquirer's coverage of SEPTA's proposed King of Prussia rail extension. Read More
March 3rd 2016

Experts, business community at odds on Kenney's soda tax

Economy League Executive Director Steve Wray weighs in on Mayor Kenney's proposed soda tax. Read More
February 26th 2016

Route selection a major step forward for KOP rail

The Philadelphia Inquirer cites the Economy League's Connecting KOP report in this article on SEPTA's route selection announcement. Read More
February 18th 2016

Mayor Jim Kenney wants to boost international and suburban relationships

Mayor Jim Kenney said he plans to 'increase the ease of doing business in Philadelphia,' including boosting foreign relations — both internationally and on the home front — which experts say would benefit local businesses, particularly startups and entrepreneurs. Read More
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