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ICYMI: Bob Casey Talks Boosting Small Businesses in West Philadelphia with State Senator Vincent Hughes

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Philadelphia Tribune: “Business Owners in West Philadelphia Had the Opportunity to Showcase Their Services to U.S. Sen. Bob Casey and State Sen. Vincent Hughes During a Walking Tour of 52nd Street on Friday”

PENNSYLVANIA – Senator Bob Casey and State Senator Vincent Hughes met with small business owners on 52nd Street in West Philadelphia, where Senator Casey talked with owners about his efforts to help support small businesses with federal resources.

ICYMI: Philadelphia Tribune: Senators Bob Casey and Vincent Hughes tour 52nd Street small businesses 

  • Some business owners in West Philadelphia had the opportunity to showcase their services to U.S. Sen. Bob Casey and State Sen. Vincent Hughes during a walking tour of 52nd Street on Friday.
  • During their walk, the two talked up the expansion of capital funding along the corridor, which is considered West Philadelphia’s main street. And learn more about the work the Enterprise Center is doing to help small Black business owners.
  • “We have reached the point that in order to have a strong economy you got to fix your infrastructure and the federal government checked out of that for so many generations,” Casey said. “We’re finally starting to make those investments.”
  • Owners of Brown Sugar Bakery & Cafe and 2nd Threadz T Shirts talked to Casey about their experience of being small business owners.