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October 21st 2008

Report lists problems at Phila. Gas Works

The Economy League of Greater Philadelphia released a report Tuesday that urges an improvement in the performance of the city-owned Philadelphia Gas Works. Read More
October 13th 2008

Philadelphia zapped by bond-market turmoil

AMONG the most serious of the domino effects of the worldwide financial meltdown is what's happening in the municipal bond market. Read More
October 10th 2008

Philly, Minneapolis leaders share view of city

We can learn so much when we see how others see us. This time, the people seeing us were two city delegations - one from Philadelphia and another from Minneapolis-St. Paul - that recently came to Atlanta to see how we tackle our problems and to compare and contrast their cities with ours. Read More
October 3rd 2008

Contingent will strive to put Atlanta-trip lessons to work

Prior to last week, the 100-plus participants in the Greater Philadelphia Leadership Exchange probably would have been hard pressed to explain just what the "Atlanta Way" meant. Read More
September 29th 2008

100 Greater Philadelphia Leaders Return Energized from Atlanta Trip

Leadership Exchange a Success as Participants Mull the Future of the Region Read More
September 27th 2008

Sunny optimism from the South

ATLANTA - I'm heading back from three days of "Welcome, y'all." It'll take a while to digest all I heard and saw as part of a 100-member contingent of Philadelphians who visited the City Too Busy to Hate in a leadership exchange arranged by the Economy League of Greater Philadelphia. Read More
September 27th 2008

KYW Weekly Business Commentary by David Thornburgh

Leadership Exchange participant David Thornburgh, Executive Director of the Fels Institute of Government at the Unversity of Pennsylvania, discusses his experience in Atlanta in his weekly business commentary on KYW Newsradio 1060. Read More
September 26th 2008

Atlanta trip will reverberate

Greater Philadelphia is on the cusp of becoming one of the greatest regions in the world. That is, provided that we as citizens, employers, educators, elected officials and thought leaders strive to continuously improve the wonderful assets we have Read More
September 25th 2008

Phila. leaders learning from Atlanta

More than 100 government, business, nonprofit and civic leaders from Philadelphia began soaking in Atlanta's ways on Wednesday, hoping to take a page home on making their own region better. Read More
September 25th 2008

Top Phila civic leaders are in Atlanta hoping to bring back new ideas

A three-day meeting is underway in Atlanta, GA where many of this region’s top civic leaders are hoping to learn how to duplicate the southern city’s successes and avoid its failures. Read More
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