Economic Development

Construction Rises 6% across US During July

NEW YORK -- New construction starts in July climbed 6% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $588.8 billion, McGraw Hill Construction reports.

WRPA Expects to Hire Executive Director Soon

Economic Growth Gets Back on Track in Salem

Pa. Table Games Revenue Increases 2% in July

HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Revenue from table games play at Pennsylvania casinos was $61.1 million in July. This represents a 1.93% increase in revenue from play compared with July 2013.

July Unemployment Up in Youngstown, Warren

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Unemployment in each of the Mahoning Valley’s two largest cities rose by nearly a full percentage point in July from the month before, the latest data from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services shows.

Home Builders Confidence Grows in 55-Plus Market

WASHINGTON -- Second-quarter builder confidence in the single-family 55-plus housing market hit 56, three points ahead of the same quarter in 2013.

Ohio's Unemployment Rate Rises to 5.7% in July

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio’s unemployment rate rose by two-tenths of a percentage point in July from the month before, driven by job losses in sectors including manufacturing, professional and business services and educational and health services.

City MOA Seeks Cooperation from Downtown Businesses

Barges Bring Paychecks to Intermodal Facility

NorTech CEO Looks to Electronics, Energy Sectors

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