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PA Chamber Names New Members to Board of Directors

December 2, 2021 | Leslie Gervasio

宾夕法尼亚工商会(Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry)董事会增加了8名新的商业领袖,并组建了2022年的领导团队. The elections took place at the PA Chamber’s Annual Membership Meeting, which was held on Dec. 2 in Lancaster.

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PA Chamber President & CEO Gene Barr to Retire

November 17, 2021 | Leslie Gervasio

宾夕法尼亚工商会(Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry)今天宣布,吉恩·巴尔(Gene Barr)将于2022年第二季度辞去该组织总裁兼首席执行官一职. Barr has led the PA Chamber since 2011.

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PA Chamber Applauds Passage of Senate Bills That Remove Barriers for Small Businesses

November 10, 2021 | Leslie Gervasio

宾夕法尼亚州工商会主席兼首席执行官吉恩·巴尔在参议院通过参议院347法案后发表了以下声明, relating to “Like-Kind Exchanges” on Tuesday and Senate Bill 349, relating to Section 179 Expense Deductions last month. 这两项法案都是小企业税制改革一揽子计划的一部分,旨在为小企业消除州税收障碍.

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PA Chamber Applauds Passage of Senate Bills That Remove Barriers for Small Businesses

November 10, 2021 | Leslie Gervasio

哈里斯堡-宾夕法尼亚州工商会主席兼首席执行官吉恩·巴尔在参议院通过参议院法案347后发表了以下声明, relating to “Like-Kind Exchanges” on Tuesday and Senate Bill 349, relating to Section 179 Expense Deductions last month. 这两项法案都是小企业税制改革一揽子计划的一部分,旨在为小企业消除州税收障碍.

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PA Chamber Applauds Congressional Approval of Bipartisan Infrastructure Legislation

November 8, 2021 | Leslie Gervasio

Gene Barr, President and CEO of the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry, 就美国两党通过的基础设施投资和就业法案发表了以下声明.S. House of Representatives:

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PA Chamber Urges Thoughtful, Inclusive Process for Developing Far Reaching Workplace Proposal

October 22, 2021 | Leslie Gervasio

PA Chamber President and CEO Gene Barr issued the following statement in response to Gov. Tom Wolf announcing a series of executive orders impacting employers and the workplace.

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PA Chamber-Led Coalition Urges Congressional Delegation to Reject Federal Tax Hike Proposal

September 30, 2021 | Lindsay Andrews

A letter 宾夕法尼亚州的国会代表团由manbetx手机苹果牵头,当地商会和商业团体本周签署,敦促强烈反对拜登政府最近公布的对联邦私营部门征收反商业税的计划.

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PA Chamber Welcomes US-EU Trade and Technology Council Meeting to Pittsburgh

September 28, 2021 | Lindsay Andrews

manbetx手机苹果主席兼首席执行官Gene Barr就明天在匹兹堡举行的美国和欧盟贸易和技术理事会开幕会议发表了如下声明:

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PA Chamber Issues Statement on PennEast Pipeline Cancellation

September 27, 2021 | Lindsay Andrews

manbetx手机苹果主席兼首席执行官Gene Barr就取消peneast项目发表了以下声明, a major regional energy infrastructure project: 

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PA Chamber Statement on Biden Administration Vaccination and Testing Mandates

September 10, 2021 | Lindsay Andrews

美国总统拜登宣布,员工人数在100人以上的企业将强制员工接种疫苗或每周进行检测,对此,manbetx手机苹果主席兼首席执行官吉恩·巴尔发表了以下声明:

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在irc批准区域温室气体倡议条例后,PA Chamber敦促采取额外立法行动

September 1, 2021 | Lindsay Andrews

宾州商会主席兼首席执行官吉恩·巴尔在州规则制定审查小组结束后发表了以下声明, the Independent Regulatory Review Commission, 以3比2的票数通过了沃尔夫政府的规定,让宾夕法尼亚州加入区域温室气体倡议, a multi-state carbon allowance trading program for power plants:

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ChamberPAC Announces 2021 Statewide Appellate Court Endorsements

August 2, 2021 | Sam Denisco

ChamberPAC, the political arm of the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry, today announced four endorsements for Pennsylvania statewide appellate courts.  The endorsed candidates include Judge Kevin Brobson for Supreme Court, Megan Sullivan for Superior Court, and Judge Drew Crompton and Stacy Wallace for Commonwealth Court.

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Employer Survey Shows Business Interest in Assisting Workers with Childcare, Flexible Scheduling to Support Families

July 9, 2021 | Sam Denisco

宾夕法尼亚工商会主席兼首席执行官Gene Barr在manbetx手机苹果发布的联合报告中发表了以下声明, PA Early Learning Investment Commission, and the Center for Rural Pennsylvania on childcare and the workforce:

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PA Chamber: SCOTUS Decision on PennEast Pipeline a Win for U.S. Infrastructure

June 30, 2021 | Sam Denisco

宾夕法尼亚工商会主席兼首席执行官吉恩·巴尔就美国最高法院对peneast v .的裁决发表了以下声明. New Jersey:

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PA Chamber Applauds Vote to Scrap Crippling Overtime Rule, Save Businesses

June 28, 2021 | Sam Denisco

宾夕法尼亚工商会主席兼首席执行官吉恩·巴尔就宾州大会投票否决一项会损害宾夕法尼亚州企业利益的繁重最终加班费规定发表了以下声明:

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PA Chamber: State Budget Provision Provides Employers Much-Needed Relief; More Needs to be Done

June 28, 2021 | Sam Denisco

宾夕法尼亚州工商会主席兼首席执行官吉恩·巴尔在2021-22年宾夕法尼亚州预算颁布后发表了以下声明:

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PA Chamber: As Workforce Shortage Continues, States Across the Nation Pull Back Federal Unemployment Benefit Enhancements

June 17, 2021 |

manbetx手机苹果主席兼首席执行官Gene Barr就联邦失业救济对全国劳动力短缺的影响发表了以下声明. 约翰·贝尔·爱德华兹成为第一个退出联邦计划的民主党州行政长官:

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manbetx手机苹果在“将PA带回来”倡议的下一阶段展望英联邦的长期经济增长

June 3, 2021 |

随着英联邦开始全面重新开放,并摆脱COVID-19大流行缓解措施, manbetx手机苹果很高兴展示其“将PA带回来”经济复苏倡议的第二阶段.  该倡议的第一阶段侧重于在大流行期间开展业务的雇主的短期需求, by helping businesses navigate challenging and often unpredictable mitigation efforts.  下一阶段——“迎接挑战”——的重点是为宾夕法尼亚州建立一个促进长期经济增长和机会的框架. 

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PA Chamber: Workforce Shortage Slowing Economic Recovery

May 27, 2021 |

PA Chamber of Business and Industry总裁兼首席执行官Gene Barr就目前宾夕法尼亚州的劳动力状况发表了如下声明,因为雇主面临着填补空缺职位的挑战:

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PA Chamber, 大费城商会和大匹兹堡商会呼吁透明和一致地适用宾夕法尼亚州选举法

May 12, 2021 |

The PA Chamber of Business and Industry, the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia and the Greater Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce, an affiliate of the Allegheny Conference on Community Development, 今天就该州选举法可能发生的变化发表了以下联合声明:

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宾夕法尼亚州各地的议院呼吁凯西参议员保持参议院运作程序不变

May 10, 2021 |

Today 40 chambers of commerce from across the state sent the following letter to Sen. Bob Casey, D-PA, seeking clarification on his position regarding potential changes to the U.S. Senate’s long-held operating procedures, 为了在参议院强行推行一项极左倾和进步的议程,一些人提倡哪一种.  The chambers cited a letter Senator Casey signed in 2017 and comments he made to the media this past March.

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PA Chamber: Anti-Growth Policies on State, Federal Levels Driving Investment Out of Pennsylvania

May 4, 2021 |

宾夕法尼亚州商会主席兼首席执行官Gene Barr就宾夕法尼亚州繁重的监管环境和缺乏竞争力的企业税环境促使投资离开该州发表了以下声明:

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ChamberPAC Issues Special Election and Primary Endorsements

April 19, 2021 |

ChamberPAC, the political arm of the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry, today issued endorsements for the State Supreme Court Republican Primary Election, as well as two upcoming legislative Special Elections.  The endorsements include: Judge Kevin Brobson for state Supreme Court; Chris Gebhard for the 48th Senatorial District; and Abby Major for the 60th House District.  The Special Elections are scheduled to coincide with Primary Election Day on Tuesday, May 18.    

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PA Chamber Applauds House Passage of Targeted COVID-19 Liability Protections

April 6, 2021 |

manbetx手机苹果主席兼首席执行官Gene Barr在州议院通过H.B. 605, 该立法包括为雇主提供临时安全港保护,使其免受与COVID-19相关的不必要诉讼.

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PA Chamber Earns Accredited With Distinction Status From U.S. Chamber

March 11, 2021 |

As a result of its strong government relations advocacy; dynamic membership relations, education and compliance programs; insurance operations and commitment to social responsibility, PA Chamber of Business and Industry被授予美国工商协会(the u.s.)颁发的“认证”(accreditation with Distinction status).S. Chamber of Commerce.  认证是唯一认可商会有效组织程序和社区参与的国家项目.

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PA Chamber Statement on U.S. House Passage of the 'PRO Act'

March 10, 2021 |

HARRISBURG - 宾夕法尼亚工商会主席兼首席执行官Gene Barr就美国政府通过的“PRO Act”发表了以下声明.S. House of Representatives: 

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PA Chamber: State Minimum Wage Report Highlights Actual Demographics of Minimum Wage Earners

March 4, 2021 |

宾夕法尼亚工商会主席兼首席执行官Gene Barr就最近出版的PA劳工部的报告发表了以下声明 "2021 Minimum Wage Report."  

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PA Chamber Statement on Delaware River Basin Commission Vote to Ban Natural Gas Drilling

February 25, 2021 |

宾夕法尼亚工商会主席兼首席执行官Gene Barr就特拉华河流域委员会投票禁止天然气钻探发表了以下声明:

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PA Chamber: Pro-Growth Policies are the Answer to Moving Pennsylvania’s Economy Forward

February 3, 2021 |

宾夕法尼亚工商会主席兼首席执行官吉恩·巴尔发表了以下声明,以回应Gov. Tom Wolf’s 2021-22 budget proposal:

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PA Chamber: Policies That Increase Cost of Doing Business in PA Will Slow Economic Recovery

January 28, 2021 |

宾夕法尼亚工商会主席兼首席执行官吉恩·巴尔发表了以下声明. 汤姆·沃尔夫宣布了2021-22年立法会议的优先事项,其中包括对能源行业征收附加税和政府强制加薪:

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PA Chamber Statement on Governor’s Proposed Small Business Grant Program

January 15, 2021 |

PA Chamber President Gene Barr issued the following statement today in response to Gov. 沃尔夫建议用受伤工人基金的资金创建一个小企业赠款项目,用于受COVID-19大流行影响的企业.

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PA Chamber Statement on Violence at U.S. Capitol

January 7, 2021 |

manbetx手机苹果主席和首席执行官吉恩·巴尔就昨天发生在美国的暴力安全漏洞发表了以下声明.S. Capitol Building.

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Pennsylvania Once Again Ranked as Top “Judicial Hellhole,” Highlighting the Need for Civil Justice Reform and Liability Protections

December 9, 2020 |

For the second year in row, Pennsylvania has been named the home of the nation’s worst “Judicial Hellholes,” according to the newly released annual report by the American Tort Reform Foundation.  而费城普通法庭——长期以来以其有利于原告的裁决而闻名——过去也经常出现在这个名单上, this year the Court is tied with the Pennsylvania State Supreme Court to nab the No. 1 spot in the yearly ranking.

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PA Chamber: Poll Finds a Majority of Pennsylvanians Don’t Want Government-Run Health Care

October 14, 2020 |

A new poll 宾夕法尼亚工商会今天公布的数据显示,联邦大多数可能的选民反对建立政府运营的医疗保健系统. Often referred to as a “public option,“这种类型的医疗保健系统将增加接受联邦政府提供的医疗保健福利的人数, and would leave taxpayers on the hook to pay for it.

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PA Chamber Issues Statement on Senate Passage of Greenhouse Gas Legislation

September 10, 2020 |

manbetx手机苹果主席兼首席执行官Gene Barr就参议院通过H.B. 2025; legislation that requires a more deliberative process with respect to the state’s potential participation in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.

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PA Chamber Issues Statement on Wolf Administration’s Latest COVID-19 Mitigation Orders

July 15, 2020 | Lindsay Andrews

manbetx手机苹果主席兼首席执行官Gene Barr发表了以下声明. 汤姆·沃尔夫宣布了新的缓解措施,以应对最近宾夕法尼亚州某些地区COVID-19病例的增加:  

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PA Chamber Welcomes EPA Proposal on Ozone Standards

July 14, 2020 | Lindsay Andrews

manbetx手机苹果主席兼首席执行官Gene Barr在美国国会发表了以下声明.S. Environmental Protection Agency released its proposal regarding national ozone standards:

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PA Chamber Voices Disappointment with Cancellation of Atlantic Coast Pipeline Project

July 7, 2020 | Lindsay Andrews

PA Chamber of Business and Industry总裁兼首席执行官Gene Barr在宣布Dominion和Duke Energy取消拟议的大西洋海岸管道项目后发表了以下声明:

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PA Chamber: New Occupational Licensure Law Will Help Address Workforce Challenges

July 2, 2020 | Lindsay Andrews

manbetx手机苹果主席兼首席执行官Gene Barr发表了以下声明. Tom Wolf signed S.B. 637, 通过改革有犯罪记录的宾夕法尼亚人获得职业许可证的流程,帮助他们重新进入劳动力市场的立法:

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Pennsylvania Chambers of Commerce Urge Safe Harbor Protections for Business

June 17, 2020 | Lindsay Andrews

manbetx手机苹果主席兼首席执行官Gene Barr随后发表如下声明 一个由80个商会组成的联盟给宾夕法尼亚州的联邦和州议员们写了一封信 urging support for safe harbor protections for employers related to COVID-19 in the pandemic era:

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PA Chamber Supports H.R. 836, Says Businesses Should be Trusted to Safely Re-Open

May 29, 2020 | Lindsay Andrews

manbetx手机苹果主席兼首席执行官Gene Barr在众议院通过H.R. 836, which would vacate a portion of Gov. 汤姆·沃尔夫关于COVID-19大流行的紧急声明,因为它涉及宾夕法尼亚州的企业关闭:

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Legislature Adopts Overtime Disapproval Resolution; PA Chamber Urges Governor to Let It Take Effect

May 27, 2020 | Lindsay Andrews

HARRISBURG -在参议院通过众议院同期监管审查决议1后,宾夕法尼亚工商会主席吉恩·巴尔发表了如下声明, 反对国家劳动和工业部关于大幅扩大加班资格标准的提议.  

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