More than 50 Chamber members joined us down in our nation’s capital to meet with our regional congressional delegation.
Today, Philadelphia remains the poorest big city in the country. And although the new report found that the poverty rate had dipped slightly, and the number of people living in poverty has dropped, the improvement in the poverty rate merely makes up lost ground since the 2008 recession.
During last Thursday’s City Council session, Councilwoman Cherelle Parker introduced a new bill to implement a citywide cleaning program that will create up to 300 new jobs.
Council Connectors are people who own and operate businesses across the city. We know that increasing the number of jobs in the city — particularly in neighborhoods — is critical to tackling the city's biggest challenges.
As City Council resumes this week, we are excited to introduce our Council Connectors.
Check out the op-ed in the Inquirer by Chamber CEO Rob Wonderling and Philadelphia Building and Construction Trades Council President Ryan Boyer about how we can create an inclusive prosperity for all neighborhoods in Philadelphia.
The CEO Access Network seeks to help disability-, LGBTQ-, minority-, veteran-, and women-owned companies thrive and share in our city’s prosperity.
Politicians can add more sunshine to the legislative process rather than passing laws via backroom deals or adding amendments to bills without public input or scrutiny.
There is no one magic law or program that will bring an end to gun violence in our city. Instead, we must address its root cause and find the right mix of tools, services, and programs to best serve our neighborhoods.
We want to deliver a message to local government and show them that people all across Philadelphia support the Business Owners’ Bill of Rights.