| Apr 13, 2012
| 5:06 AM
Mansfield-King, a manufacturer and distributor of personal care products, announced plans Friday to expand its headquarters here, creating up to 144 new jobs by 2016.
The company, which produces soaps, shampoos, conditioners and ointments, will invest...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 6:18 PM
Whoever wins the presidential election in November will confront urgent problems: Should tax cuts scheduled to expire be renewed? Should federal spending be cut to reduce the deficit or would that weaken an already lackluster economy? After one of the...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 8:33 AM
Nothing puts a spoonful of dread in your morning coffee like this news: 90 jobs lost at the Molded Fiber Glass.
Jobs lost from the local economy usually means people lost, which means more jobs lost as the customer base shrinks. Type "vicious circle"...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 7:37 PM
Local businesses received a boost today from Verizon and state government through the Education Improvement Tax Credit.
Allegany College of Maryland and Mountain Playhouse of Jennerstown received $2,500 each from the fund.
The EITC was a state-...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 12:24 PM
Gov. Mitch Daniels joined executives from Tsuda Industries Co., Ltd., a Japanese automotive parts supplier, Thursday to announce the company's plans to locate its first North American facility here, creating up to 116 new jobs by 2016.
| Oct 11, 2012
| 2:13 PM
This week I'm turning to the expertise of retired registered nurse Bernadette Nugent to convey some detailed information on how the Affordable Care Act, in its present form, affects consumers.
Nugent had a 40-year nursing career that included being a...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 4:56 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — In the rough-and-tumble of a town hall-style presidential debate, the facts took something of a beating Tuesday night.
Mitt Romney wrongly claimed that it took 14 days for President Barack Obama to brand the assault on the U.S....
| Oct 26, 2012
| 2:39 PM
At the recent Governor's Housing Conference in Baltimore, the blue logo of a house with rays of light emanating from behind the roof was ubiquitous.
It's the emblem of one of the conference's main sponsors, Enterprise, and to the roughly 800 people in...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 6:43 PM
WWE has received nearly $37 million in state tax credits for TV production, digital media and infrastructure since 2007, according to the company and the state Department of Economic and Community Development.
The figure makes Stamford-based World...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 7:10 PM
Pennsylvania farmers can take advantage of nearly $7 million in tax credits to purchase on-farm conservation equipment or install facilities meeting best management practice standards through the Resource Enhancement and Protection, or REAP, program....
| Oct 23, 2012
| 9:57 PM
To hear business leaders and political candidates talk, proper industrial policy comprises only three elements: a fair tax system, a level playing field and "certainty."
So why is it that all three are about to be thrown out the window as a sop to oil,...