Newark Symphony Hall (NSH) CEO Taneshia Nash Laird hopes a new training program for Newark residents will help them find jobs in the film and television industry, as an increasing number of entertainment companies are taking advantage of New Jersey tax credits to film productions in the Garden State.
Philadelphia podcaster Jason Peters completed a 62-mile walk from Philly to Atlantic City over the weekend, a publicity-seeking effort to raise funds for “Project Ownership.”
Clean-air advocates are urging Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf to beef up his administration’s proposed methane rule.
More than 100 groups are urging Congress to allocate money in the infrastructure package toward coastal restoration projects that would protect communities, including in New York, from major storms and sea-level rise.
New York ranks highly among states for children’s health and education, but advocates for families say additional federal aid could allow for a better economic comeback from the recession.
President Joe Biden’s administration announced a strategic plan to address gun violence, with a focus on community violence intervention in cities like Philadelphia
A new report on child well-being shows returning to pre-pandemic levels of economic, educational and health support, in Pennsylvania and beyond, could be harmful to children. SBN correspondent Steve Lubetkin has more in this audio report.
A new report shows public investment in electric infrastructure would create millions of jobs in the U.S., among other long-term benefits.
The Institute for Women’s Policy Research says policies restricting access to comprehensive reproductive health care are costly to women and states’ economies.
United Health Foundation says from 2016-2019, drug-related deaths, suicide and mental stress increased among people 65+ nationwide. SBN Correspondent Steve Lubetkin has more in this audio news report.