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April 13th 2016

Go sell it: Export globally to grow sales and jobs, plan for region urges

Floating tantalizing growth prospects, including $6.3 billion in new sales each year and 35,000 additional jobs, economic-development officials Wednesday morning released a three-year export plan for the Philadelphia region. Read More
April 13th 2016

Economy League, World Trade Center unveil export plan to boost Phila. jobs, revenue

Increasing the Greater Philadelphia region's export intensity could bring billions of dollars in new economic activity and nearly 40,000 additional jobs to the region, which has persistently lagged in economic growth, according to a new plan devised by business leaders in the region. Read More
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
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