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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
February 10th 2016

One group says 'No!' to King of Prussia rail proposal

Next month the region will see the five proposals for the King of Prussia rail spur whittled down to one. SEPTA is presenting at a series of public meetings the recommended locally preferred alternative for the five-mile extension to the Norristown High Speed Line. Read More
February 5th 2016

Is the King of Prussia train, in the works for 50 years, picking up steam?

SEPTA and Montgomery County leaders have proposed an extension of the High Speed Line to King of Prussia at an estimated cost of $1 billion. Read More
January 5th 2016

How will extending SEPTA rail to King of Prussia benefit Norristown?

A look at the impact of direct rail to KOP isn't complete without acknowledging the potential effect on Norristown across the Schuylkill River. Read More
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