PhillyDeals Archive: February, 2012

NextFab to add larger South Philly 'maker' tool center

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After three and a half years, Evan Malone's University City Science Center tool lab and small-batch manufacutring center is planning a larger... Read more

Where PA state pension money goes

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The $24 billion, ultimately taxpayer-funded PA State Employees' Retirement System has done its annual data dump in Harrisburg, which gives... Read more

Conservative group praises Obama business tax cuts

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President Obama's corporate tax reform proposals win mostly positive marks from the conservative Manhattan Institute, because he offers "lower... Read more

South Jersey stink: Oil leak at PBF Paulsboro refinery

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South Jersey stank for miles around PFB Energy's Paulsboro oil refinery yesterday after a leak yesterday wastes 6.6 million gallons of oil... Read more

PA Gov. Corbett would kill pension watchdog

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As Pennsylvania prepares another $55 million fix-up of its ridiculously ornate state capitol complex, Gov. Corbett hopes to save $690,000 a... Read more

Philly-area home prices fell faster than US avg in 2011

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Home prices in Pennsylvania and New Jersey fell more than 1% on average during the fourth quarter, a bigger drop than in the U.S. as a whole... Read more

Phila city pension shows surprise rebound

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City Controller Alan Butkovitz tells me the newly-completed annual fiduciary report for Philadelphia's beleagured pension plan for city workers... Read more

US gives PIDC $50 million for tax break stimulus

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The US Treasury will funnel $50 million in federal New Markets tax break credits to the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corp.'s Regional... Read more