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As restrictions lift, reopened Pa. businesses cast a wary eye towards the future

“A lot of restaurant operators are saying, ‘Lemme just get to April.’ It’s going to be warmer outside, windows open, people wanting to go out. So there is some hope.”

By Laura Benshoff/WHYY

From Band-Aid to lifeline: Pa. business owners’ fund helps 1,000 entrepreneurs cut off from government aid

Over the past six months, the Pennsylvania 30 Day Fund raised more than $3.1 million, and funded a diverse assortment of businesses in every Pennsylvania county.

By Miles Bryan/Keystone Crossroads

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Updated: December 23, 2020 | 1:56 pm

Wolf seeks $145M fund shift to help businesses with pandemic

The Democratic governor’s proposal requires a vote from the Republican-majority Legislature to appropriate the money, and there has been no deal to accomplish that.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press and Marc Levy/The Associated Press

Wolf vetoes GOP-backed bill on limiting COVID-19 liability

Pennsylvania’s governor rejected a bill that would have made it harder to sue schools, health care providers and other businesses for coronavirus-related claims.

By The Associated Press

At least 10 Black-owned businesses in Philly receive threatening, racist emails

So far, all the emails have been sent to Black women business owners.

By Zoë Read/WHYY

‘Waiting for the locusts’: Philly area businesses reeling from pandemic, protests — now floods

For many business owners, the storm was simply the latest in a string of events to have rocked their enterprise.

By Miles Bryan/Keystone Crossroads

On National Blackout Day, meet the teenager behind BlackOwned.PGH

“I think my purpose is to help Black businesses across the nation.”

By Kiley Koscinski/WESA