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PhillyDeals Archive: March, 2011
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Will patent reform speed US inventors?
Wed, Mar 9, 2011, 9:26 AM
The U.S. Senate last night passed a patent-reform bill designed to bring the nation's ancient invention-property process into the genome-and-Internet-protocol...
How RayJay saw the crisis coming, and took advantage
Wed, Mar 9, 2011, 4:46 PM
When giant national investment houses led by Merrill Lynch, Smith Barney and Morgan Stanley tottered in the 2008 financial crisis, regional...
PA pension plans rise as stocks recover
Wed, Mar 9, 2011, 4:22 PM
The PA State Employees' Retirement System (SERS) and the larger Public School Employees' Retirement System (PSERS) each say they beat their...
Corbett saves PA film tax break, boosts R&D tax breaks
Tue, Mar 8, 2011, 12:43 PM
Despite sniping by conservative Republicans, Gov. Corbett has endorsed Pennsylvania tax breaks for movie makers. He also wants to deepen tax...
PA will be tax-free 'Texas of gas': Gov. Corbett
Tue, Mar 8, 2011, 12:37 PM
From Gov. Corbett's first budget address (See Corbett's budget here) (Inquirer story here), here's the gas section: "Limited government means...
Libya war costs local firm millions
Tue, Mar 8, 2011, 11:00 AM
Hill International, the Marlton-based construction project management firm, got its foreign workforce out of Libya safely as armed rebels pushed...
China hackers hit DuPont, J&J, GE, Disney: report
Tue, Mar 8, 2011, 9:52 AM
DuPont Co. and Johnson & Johnson are among US companies that have been hacked, possibly by Chinese rivals, says Bloomberg here. Excerpts: "DuPont...
Should Philly make it harder to refuse jobs for ex-cons?
Mon, Mar 7, 2011, 2:53 PM
Lame-duck Philadelphia City Councilwoman Donna Reed Miller has watered down her ex-offender anti-discrimination bill and is going to give it...
Joseph N. DiStefano writes about Philadelphia-area enterprise, and the people and money that make it go.
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