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Building from the ground up with Martin Arias

 01/03/2017 - 14:01
Building from the ground up with Martin Arias

Martin Arias developed his entrepreneurial spirit while he was still young. And having built his career from then until now, Arias career has been marked by service and providing legal assistance to those who were once facing situations that are similar to the ones he found himself in when he was younger.

Tuesday, January 3, 2017 - 1:57pm

Building on a legacy with Lisa Rodriguez

 01/03/2017 - 13:36
Building on a legacy with Lisa Rodriguez

Lisa Rodriguez’s father was a part of one of the first Spanish-speaking Latino families in Camden. With a Puerto Rican and Cuban background, her father knew the importance of being involved in your community at a young age. “His parents started the first Puerto Rican community and social club and because of that he was involved in the politics in the city of Camden,” Rodriguez stated.

Tuesday, January 3, 2017 - 1:30pm

Adriel Garcia encourages diversity

 01/03/2017 - 13:02
Adriel Garcia is a lawyer at Stradley Ronon. Photo cred: Peter Fitzpatrick

A graduate of Temple Law School, Adriel Garcia started his career with great promise. He finished his studies knowing that he wanted to help people through his legal practice. He began as a clinical student with the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office, where he developed examination and interview skills during his participation in preliminary hearings and municipal court trials.

Tuesday, January 3, 2017 - 12:52pm

German supermarket chain Lidl buys site in Philadelphia and plans expansion in the Easter Coast

 12/15/2016 - 03:37

The German discount retailer Lidl plans to open 150 stores in the Eastern Coast, including Pensylvania. The company has just bought a site in Philadelphia and it's considering other real estate operations in different states.

Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 3:34am

No hope for the holidays for nearly 500 Pa. workers

 12/14/2016 - 04:34
A hand circling a job listing in the classified section. Photo Courtesy: ThinkStock

Due to inaction of the Senate, House Bill 2375 was not acted on and as a result, nearly 500 state workers in Pennsylvania will be out of jobs and given furlough during the holidays. Many say this is due to an unsympathetic Republican Senate reacting to Democrat Governor Tom Wolf.

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 5:15pm

Extra Money

 12/14/2016 - 03:50

The most popular counter-argument against minimum wages advocates is that requiring higher pay will result in higher prices, fewer hours of work, and an overall reduction of jobs. But in 2014, 18 states and D.C. raised their minimum wages, and the results have been quite clearly positive for local economies, reports The Atlantic.

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 3:32am


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