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  NewPA.com : Home
Governor Edward G. Rendell has cut business taxes by $1 billion since 2003 and was recognized by the Tax Foundation and Council on State Taxes for his business-friendly tax code.
Pennsylvania was also ranked as one of the lowest states for business taxes.
Combined with our location, talent, business climate, and quality of life, Pennsylvania may be just the right mix for you.
www.newpa.com   (288 words)

  Design features of Economy Industrial pig iron casting machines and ingot casting machines
Economy Industrial's goal is to maintain international leadership in casting machine design and construction through a program of continuing research, development, and interaction with its past and current clients.
Economy Industrial Corporation's principals had been active in management of its predecessor from 1964 to 1976, when that company was taken over and renamed Economy Industrial Corp. The name was derived from the company's location, in the town of Ambridge, Pennsylvania, which had formerly been known as Economy, Pennsylvania.
Economy was a communal organization of the Harmony Society, which at one time rivaled Pittsburgh as a center of agriculture, manufacturing, and river traffic.
www.economyindustrial.com /page3.htm   (491 words)

 PA Can't Afford 2 Economies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Pennsylvania has two economies: one for families with middle and high incomes, and another for its low-wage families.
In the economy that sells goods and services to low-income families, the average grocery store is two or three times smaller than the typical store where wealthier families buy food, which translates into a daily premium tacked on to food prices in these neighborhoods.
In total, the economy for low-wage families charges thousands of dollars in higher prices that are not charged to the families that buy the same necessities in Pennsylvania's other economy.
www.brookings.edu /views/op-ed/katz/20050408.htm   (781 words)

 Historic New Harmony - Old Economy, Pennsylvania   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
At Economy, Rapp had predicted that on September 15, 1829, the age of the "three and one half times of the Sunwoman" described in Revelation was ended and a new age would begin.
In the two years between the letter and the arrival of Müller at Economy, Rapp preached that the Lion of Judah was the Anointed One who would lead the Harmonists into the new age.
Economy today is part of Ambridge, PA. Old Economy Village is located on PA Route 65 and is administered by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
www.ulib.iupui.edu /kade/newharmony/oldeconomy-pa.html   (948 words)

 Pennsylvania: History, Geography, Population, and State Facts — FactMonster.com
Pennsylvania's 58,000 farms (occupying nearly 8 million acres) are the backbone of the state's economy, producing a wide variety of crops.
Pennsylvania - Pennsylvania, one of the Middle Atlantic states of the United States.
Pennsylvania: Economy - Economy Iron smelting, made possible by abundant supplies of ore and of hardwoods for the furnaces,...
www.factmonster.com /ipka/A0108264.html   (353 words)

 Pennsylvania Apartments
The steel industry is an important component of Pennsylvania's economy, although in recent years many other industries have gained prominence, including service, retail and manufacturing.
Pennsylvania's cost of living is right at the national average, with housing prices--including apartments for rent--coming in at only 1% above the average.
Pennsylvania is home to the large metropolitan areas of Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, the resort areas in the Poconos, and the rural towns and farmland of central Pennsylvania.
www.rent.com /rentals/pennsylvania   (749 words)

Pennsylvania’s economy set a new record in May with 6.045 million Pennsylvanians reporting that they are working—208,000 more Pennsylvanians are at work today than in January 2003.
“Pennsylvania’s improving economy is great news for Pennsylvanians in all parts of the state,” said Gov. Rendell.
Pennsylvania will invest $5 million to create new industry partnerships in targeted sectors of the economy and then invest $15 million to train 6,300 workers already on the job.
www.state.pa.us /papower/cwp/view.asp?Q=444097&A=11   (717 words)

 Economy, Pennsylvania PA, borough profile (Beaver County) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Pennsylvania > All counties > Beaver County > Economy
Economy is a borough in Beaver County, in the Pittsburgh metro area.
At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Economy was $22,453, compared with $21,587 nationally.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=13892   (456 words)

 IssuesPA - The State of Pennsylvania's Economy in 2006: Government's Role? State Leaders' Impact?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
For example, the state of the economy: When the economic outlook is rosy, government leaders are quick to say they had a hand.
State government’s role is limited to specific issues that impact, but don’t control, the economy in the short run: issues such as education, tax policy and infrastructure development.
To stimulate Pennsylvania’s economy, state elected officials and policymakers must be strategic, and they must focus their energy and efforts where they can have the best impact.
www.issuespa.net /articles/16572   (809 words)

 New Report Lays Out an Agenda To Revive Pennsylvania's Economy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Stagnant growth, housing sprawl, and increasing abandonment of Pennsylvania's cities and older suburbs are dimming the prospects for high-wage economic recovery throughout the state, according to a new report released today by the Brookings Institution Center on Urban and Metropolitan Policy.
"Older Pennsylvania is basically subsidizing its own decline, to the detriment of the state's economic future," said Bruce Katz, director of the Center on Urban and Metropolitan Policy.
The report also presents a five-part policy agenda for revitalizing the state economy by steering investment back to cities, boroughs and older townships; leveraging existing infrastructure; revitalizing established neighborhoods; and maximizing the emerging strengths of Pennsylvania's economic future, its health care and education sectors.
www.brookings.edu /metro/20031207_papr.htm   (468 words)

 Economy auto insurance. Compare quotes from Economy, Pennsylvania auto insurance companies at Kanetix in PA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Pennsylvania car insurance coverage protects you, your family, and your motor vehicle in case you are ever involved in an accident.
By shopping around for their auto insurance policy, motor vehicle licensed drivers from Economy, PA can make sure they are getting the car insurance coverage they need without paying unreasonably high rates.
I think the state could make more money on tags/licenses and the hunting economy would prosper (resturants, hotels, motels, etc)In an area where everyones claims the economy to be poor, this would be simple way to boost many small comunities revenue.
www.kanetix.com /economy-car-insurance-pa   (1232 words)

 Pennsylvania Economy - SHG Resources
During the 19th and early 20th centuries, Pennsylvania was the nation’s leading producer of steel.
Today, Pennsylvania is one of the nation’s most important producers of natural resources including coal, petroleum, and natural gas.
Pennsylvania is home to a large number of manufacturing companies that produce metal products, chemicals, transportation equipment, machinery, glass and plastic products, and food.
www.shgresources.com /pa/economy   (355 words)

 010704 Agriculture and Tourism: A Winning Combination for Pennsylvania's Economy?
Through her research, Ryan plans to survey operators of these particular farms and tourists who visit rural Pennsylvania in order to identify the opportunities and barriers that the agritourism industry faces.
Agriculture, however, with roots dating to the seventeenth century in Pennsylvania, is an overlooked, but sustainable, sector for the state’s tourism industry.
Although Ryan says that a majority of the database will be prepared over the summer, she does plan on using some of the data sets as examples of research in her travel and tourism classes.
www.cup.edu /2004/january/010704A.html   (450 words)

 iTypeUSA Pennsylvania Guides: Education, Life, Economy, and Tourism
In the 19th century, as the Industrial Revolution replaced America's struggle for freedom from British rule, Pennsylvania's contributions to mining, manufacturing, and transportation were significant.
And though the coal and petroleum industries have been hit hard in recent years, their production is still central to the state's highly diversified economy.
Add this to the bucolic scenery of Pennsylvania's green valleys, rich farmland, and mountain ranges, and it's no wonder that it's the fifth most populated state in the nation.
pennsylvania.itypeusa.com   (131 words)

 Virtual Tour of the Harmony Society
The Harmonist Church in Economy, Pennsylvania, across the street from the main Rapp house.
George Rapp himself was deeply engaged in laboratory work, particularly during the Harmony Society's years at Economy, but Rapp did not do this work in isolation.
Some alchemical glassware is preserved at Economy, not all of it from the laboratory of Rapp himself.
www.esoteric.msu.edu /Tours/harmony.htm   (285 words)

 PA State Archives - MG-437 - Scope and Content Note - Karl Arndt Collection of Harmony Society Materials
These materials were collected by Dr. Arndt during the course of his research and publication of documentary histories of the Harmony Society (1805-1905) of Harmony, Pennsylvania; New Harmony, Indiana; and Economy, Pennsylvania.
The Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania took custody of part of the records in 1931 and 1933 and the balance was sold to the Pennsylvania Historical Commission in 1937.
Also present is correspondence of George C. Buell, Charles F. Straube, and H.G. Wasson, which relates to escheat proceedings instigated by the State of Pennsylvania after the dissolution of the Harmony Society in 1905; and the correspondence of Gilbert H.Hays, which relates to the creation of the Harmony Society Historical Association.
www.oldeconomyvillage.org /MG-437.html   (849 words)

 Team Pennsylvania
Exporting has become a vital part of Pennsylvania's economy, and continued growth can only be achieved by further development of international trade.
The Team Pennsylvania Export Network is an exciting new initiative designed to assist PA businesses in navigating the changing world of international trade.
The Team Pennsylvania Export Network is establishing a toll-free network which, when called, will automatically reroute your phone call to a local agency that will act as a case manager for your company.
www.pitt.edu /~ibcmod/newsletter/Fall97/team.html   (1588 words)

 Pennsylvania State Symbols Capital Constitution Flags Maps Song
Pennsylvania's State Flag is composed of a blue field on which is embroidered the State Coat of Arms.
The first State Flag bearing the State Coat of Arms was authorized by the General Assembly in 1799.
Topography: Image Allegheny Mountains run southwest to northeast, with piedmont and coastal plain in southeast triangle; Allegheny Front a diagonal spine across the states center; northwest rugged plateau falls to Lake Erie lowlands.
www.50states.com /pennsylv.htm   (257 words)

 PA State Archives - MG-354 - Scope and Content Note - Old Economy Village Collection
The Harmonists were well known worldwide for the production of wool, cotton and silk, and Economy became known as the pioneer American silk center in the 1830's and 1840's.
With the death of their founder, the increased economic competition occasioned by the expanding industrial revolution, and the commitment to the practice of celibacy led to a gradual decline and eventual dissolution of the Society in 1905.
After extended litigation, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania received title to the property of the Harmony Society in Economy.
www.oldeconomyvillage.org /MG-354.html   (383 words)

 Pennsylvania Web Page
From the smallest city in Pennsylvania to the largest, ePartner National Relocation can help you find a new home builder, a resale property, home, condo, land, acreage, even ranches and luxury properties.
You can blog with local residents any where in Pennsylvania, ask them about their home town, its real estate prices, schools, jobs and more!
Blog with Pennsylvania residents in any city NOW.
pennsylvaniawebpage.com   (170 words)

 Pennsylvania New Economy Technology Scholarship Program
The following information, provided by PHEAA (Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency)and AES (American Education Services) is a summation of the information which can be found our their website.
The Pennsylvania New Economy Technology Scholarship Program (NETS) was established to help prepare Pennsylvania students to succeed in the new, technology-based economy of the 21st century, and to stem the migration of Pennsylvania's young people to other states.
Recipients of these scholarships must agree to work full-time in Pennsylvania following graduation, one year for each year that a scholarship is received.
www.harambeeucc.org /education/NETS.html   (315 words)

 mature economy - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
mature economy - Search Results - MSN Encarta
- economy that has stabilized: a national economy that has already industrialized and where growth rates are lower than in emerging economies
Developed countries also have more resources than do developing countries to invest in basic and vocational education, training programs, and higher...
encarta.msn.com /mature+economy.html   (136 words)

 Economy Electric Supply
Economy Electric Supply Co. has been in operation since 1970.
Having recently celebrated our 30th anniversary, we look forward to the future of continuing to supply quality products to our customers.
We are very proud of the people who make up Economy Electric because they are part of a winning team!!
www.economyelectricsupply.com /index.htm   (192 words)

 Pennsylvania: Economy
Iron smelting, made possible by abundant supplies of ore and of hardwoods for the furnaces, became important in the 18th cent.
made the use of its great bituminous deposits economical, Pennsylvania quickly emerged as the nation's leading steel producer, but the industry has since declined dramatically.
Another Pennsylvania resource, anthracite coal, found in the northeast, long made the state a dominant force in American railroading.
www.factmonster.com /ce6/us/A0860292.html   (194 words)

A starting point to guide you to the many resources available from Pennsylvania's state agencies, departments and other governmental branches.
WREN is a collaboration among organizations and public officials working for the protection and management of Pennsylvania's water resources through education and informed policy making.
Explore Pennsylvania's historical markers and find out about attractions, events and activities as well as educational resources on this informative site.
www.great-lakes.net /lakes/stateprov/penn.html   (359 words)

 Pennsylvania Web Directory, Pennsylvania Business Resource, PA, US
Pennsylvania Web Directory, Pennsylvania Business Resource, PA, US Pennsylvania Directory contains relevant link information about Pennsylvania business, health, culture, history, travel, education, real estate, shopping, sport and more.
Information contained herein is deemed accurate and correct, but no warranty is implied or given.
Pennsylvania directory provides Pennsylvania resource such as service, local information, sport, real estate, business, travel, shopping, art, health, culture, insurance, education and others.
www.greatpennsylvania.com   (126 words)

 Pennsylvania Economy at a Glance
Note: More data series, including additional geographic areas, are available through the "Get Detailed Statistics" link at the top of this page
Pennsylvania includes the following metropolitan areas for which an Economy At A Glance table is available:
Employment, Hours, and Earnings from the CES survey (State and Area)
stats.bls.gov /eag/eag.pa.htm   (99 words)

 Welcome to Old Economy Village
Old Economy Village interprets the history of the Harmony Society, a highly successful 19th century religious communal society, and preserves and interprets the unique material culture of the Society during its period of residence in Beaver County, Pennsylvania for citizens of and visitors to the Commonwealth.
Established in 1824, Economy was known worldwide for its piety and industrial prosperity.
The Village, a National Historic Landmark site, is administered by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
www.oldeconomyvillage.org /home.html   (196 words)

 Pennsylvania Economy League - PEL Publications of Interest to Businesses and Taxpayers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Pennsylvania Economy League - PEL Publications of Interest to Businesses and Taxpayers
In the fall of 2004, PEL and the Philadelphia Workforce Investment Board came together to investigate and seek solutions to an urgent community challenge: to compete effectively in today's and tomorrow's economy, the city of Philadelphia will need to increase dramatically its supply of college-educated workers.
One of the most effective ways to accomplish that challenge, it became clear, was to help the 80,000 Philadelphians who already have some college credit to finish their degree - to finish what they started.
www.peleast.org /pubs2.htm   (1339 words)

 Pennsylvania Web Directory, Pennsylvania Business Resource, PA, US
Pennsylvania Web Directory, Pennsylvania Business Resource, PA, US Pennsylvania Directory contains relevant link information about Pennsylvania business, health, culture, history, travel, education, real estate, shopping, sport and more.
Information contained herein is deemed accurate and correct, but no warranty is implied or given.
Pennsylvania directory provides Pennsylvania resource such as service, local information, sport, real estate, business, travel, shopping, art, health, culture, insurance, education and others.
www.greatpennsylvania.com /index.php?sid=532136892&t=sub_pages&cat=6   (140 words)

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