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Latino entrepreneurship on the rise in Pennsylvania, for many reasons

Pennsylvania saw a nearly 50% increase in Hispanic-owned businesses between 2012 and 2019, according to Census data. Non-Hispanic businesses increased by 9.3%, which means Latinos are creating businesses at a higher rate than their non-Hispanic peers.

By Gabriela Martínez/WITF

Pittsburgh restaurants battle red tape to get federal COVID funding only to have the money snatched away

Nationally, the Small Business Administration withheld funding from 2,965 applicants who initially had been approved to receive the money..

By An-Li Herring/WESA

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