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Pennsylvania trails in the ‘War of the states’ as EV, chip makers are lavished with subsidies

Georgia, Kansas, Michigan, New York, North Carolina, Ohio and Texas have made billion-dollar pledges for a microchip or EV plant, Pennsylvania does not

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

Candidates for Harrisburg’s mayor share competing plans for economy, policing

Four of the past five Harrisburg mayors have been Democrats, and members of that party have just two weeks to choose between five candidates for mayor. One candidate is running unopposed on the Republican side.

By Alanna Elder/WITF

Group redeveloping Altoona’s silk mill says state funding is key for revitalization effort

The property was built in the late 1800s, but has been in disrepair for the last two decades,
By Min Xian/SpotlightPA

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Economic development in Pittsburgh must benefit people and neighborhoods, officials say

It’s time for Pittsburgh to “dream small,” said Mayor Bill Peduto.
By Margaret J. Krauss/WESA

Canceled meetings and finger-pointing plague top Pa. economic development agency

Some say backroom disputes between board members of the Commonwealth Financing Authority are delaying funding for projects
By Charlotte Keith/Spotlight PA