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Time to STEP it Up

By: Kenneth D. Schwebel, 2018 Chair of the Board; President, The Witmer Group I recently had the honor of presenting awards to those companies that demonstrate the very best in

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Rev Up Your Recruiting and Retention!

By: Jim Weischedel, Director of Consulting, Samaritan Business Consulting Recruiting and hiring is a huge topic today. With near record unemployment numbers and a shortage of skilled talent, organizations’ operations

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What’s In There? A Budget Primer

By: Brent Sailhamer, Director of Government Affairs With the Pennsylvania Senate set to vote on the 2018-2019 general appropriations bill, commonly referred to as the “budget,” this week, it looks

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The Value of a Voice

By: Brent Sailhamer, Director of Government Affairs For decades, ABC has been the leading advocate for the merit shop and free enterprise in Harrisburg and Washington. As ABC members, you’ve

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Wagner Steps Down as Race Heats Up

By: Brent Sailhamer, Director of Government Affairs The Senate Republican caucus, which makes up 34 members of the 50-member body, is at a highwater mark, holding a veto-proof majority. On

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