Ballot Talks: (Unsolicited) advice for the Next Mayor — the economy

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Guests: Lee Huang, Roz McPherson, Josh Sevin and Jennie Sparandara

In this edition of Ballot Talks on Radio Times, we continue our mini-series offering (unsolicited) advice to the next mayor of Philadelphia on important issues that impact the city. Today it’s all about the economy. We’ll focus on ways to attract new industries and large and small businesses, making Philadelphia more competitive in the global marketplace, growing a skilled work force and a larger tax base, and improving our infrastructure to support growth. We’ll be joined by LEE HUANG of Econsult Solutions, ROZ McPHERSON of the Urban League of Philadelphia, JOSH SEVIN from the Economy League of Philadelphia and JENNIE SPARANDARA of the Job Opportunity Investment Network (JOIN).

(AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

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