Coudersport, PA – Today, Governor’s Office of Broadband Initiatives Acting Executive Director Sheri Collins was joined by members of the Tri-County Rural Electric Cooperative to visit business owners in Potter County. Collins discussed with the business owners how lack of broadband access negatively affects the region and how the Restore Pennsylvania proposal can expand access […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin joined local officials, business leaders, and investors to highlight the Wolf Administration’s investments into Erie and to promote Erie as a prime target for private investment. His remarks were part of Erie Homecoming 2019, a two-day event showcasing high-potential investment opportunities […]
Harrisburg, PA – Building on his commitment to expand job training and workforce development, Governor Tom Wolf today announced the approval of new funding for Edinboro University Foundation and Pittsburgh Chapter of the National Tooling & Machining Foundation (NTMF), Inc. The funding will support job training programs that will provide high school students the in-demand […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin announced a $1 million through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program to improve sewer infrastructure in Decatur Township, Clearfield County. “Our communities deserve infrastructure that helps make residents’ day-to-day lives healthy and safe,” Secretary Davin said. “Right now, much of […]
Philadelphia, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin joined GIANT Food Stores officials and local leaders to break ground on a new full-size grocery store in the Riverwalk development in center city Philadelphia. “GIANT’s investment in Philadelphia and our many communities across Pennsylvania will not only enhance the quality […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that Continental Cup Company (CCC), a manufacturer of high-end graphic paper cups, will establish its first manufacturing operation in the City of Bethlehem, Northampton County. The project will support the creation of 71 jobs in the area. “I’m proud to welcome Continental Cup Company to Pennsylvania,” said […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced new low-interest loan approvals through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) for three businesses in Bedford, Bucks, and Philadelphia counties. The new funding will enable the purchase, construction, and renovation of facilities, help purchase new equipment, and will help create and retain 105 jobs across the commonwealth. […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Amazon will expand its presence in Pennsylvania and create more than 800 full-time jobs in Allegheny County. “It’s a great win any time a business comes in and pledges to create 800 new jobs,” said Governor Tom Wolf. “This is a significant investment for Pennsylvania and […]
Harrisburg, PA – Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Teresa Miller and Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin have submitted comments to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) indicating the Wolf Administration’s strong opposition to a federal proposal that would withhold housing assistance from some immigrant families. […]
New Castle, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Deputy Secretary for Community Affairs Rick Vilello and Governor’s Office of Broadband Initiatives Acting Executive Director Sheri Collins joined local government officials, and business and community leaders for a roundtable discussion about the region’s challenges in its fight against blight and the efforts […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of funding for the Mifflin County Academy of Science and Technology to support its post-secondary training program for certified welding and metal fabrication. The grant will come from Governor Wolf’s Manufacturing PA initiative. “This grant will enable the Mifflin County Academy of Science and Technology […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf was joined by Office of Broadband Initiatives Acting Executive Director Sheri Collins and representatives from Pennsylvania’s business, education, and municipal sectors at a press conference at the Capitol. The participants discussed their individual challenges with broadband access and how the bipartisan Restore Pennsylvania proposal will help close the […]
Pittsburgh, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Executive Deputy Secretary Neil Weaver joined officials from Highmark Health, the Allegheny Health Network (AHN), and other local and community leaders to announce plans to build the AHN Montour Health and Sports Medicine Center with funding from the Wolf Administration. Upon its completion in […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin announced three new project approvals through the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA), that will bring natural gas energy to households and businesses in Butler, Crawford, and Northampton counties. “Pennsylvanians’ ability to access our energy resources is directly related to many other aspects […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of $1.6 million in low-interest loans funding to assist four Pennsylvania farms with construction costs and land acquisition to spur business creation and expansion. “My administration is committed to strengthening our infrastructure and resources to help our farmers thrive,” Governor Wolf said. “We are pleased […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that IQ Fibers, a start-up cellulose fiber manufacturer, selected Northampton County to establish its first manufacturing operation in Pennsylvania. The project will support the creation of 43 jobs. “The investments our administration is making in our business sector represent significant opportunities for the commonwealth to grow and […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced a low-interest loan approval through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) for Beemac Trucking, LLC in Beaver County. The funding will enable the construction of a new full-service maintenance and repair facility in Ambridge Borough and will support the combined creation and retention of more than 200 […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that Carter Lumber (CL), a building materials retailer, selected York County to establish its first manufacturing operation in Pennsylvania. The project will support the combined creation and retention of 212 jobs. “It’s with great pleasure that we welcome Carter Lumber’s manufacturing operation to the York region,” Governor […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that PGT Trucking, Inc, a flatbed transportation company, will expand its operations in Indiana County, supporting the creation of 25 jobs in the area. “My administration is delighted to continue supporting businesses that want to grow in Pennsylvania,” Governor Wolf said. “PGT Trucking’s expansion is great news […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that North American Höganäs High Alloys, LLC (Höganäs), a manufacturer of powdered metal products, will expand its operations in Cambria County, supporting the creation of 25 jobs in the area. “Pennsylvania’s powdered metals industry is a major contributor to our manufacturing sector,” Governor Wolf said. “Höganäs’ decision […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of $1.7 million in grants through the Manufacturing PA initiative. The 26 projects receiving the funding will spur new technologies and processes in the manufacturing sector. “There is a direct correlation between manufacturing innovation and economic growth,” Governor Wolf said. “My administration continues working to […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of new funding for the Northampton Community College (NCC) to provide opportunities for unemployed and underemployed workers to gain entry-level skills needed for in-demand manufacturing positions. “The Lehigh Valley has a rich history of manufacturing, but as the manufacturing sector evolves to meet the demands […]
Honesdale, PA – Today, Governor’s Office of Broadband Initiatives Acting Executive Director Sheri Collins and Department of Agriculture regional director Mark Critz joined Wayne County economic development leaders, business owners, and farmers to discuss the region’s challenges with broadband access and how the bipartisan Restore Pennsylvania proposal will help municipalities close the digital divide. “Every […]
York, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin joined the York County Economic Alliance to discuss how the bipartisan Restore Pennsylvania proposal will benefit York County. Secretary Davin addressed a gathering of local business leaders and community organizations to outline how addressing blight, expanding broadband access, and strengthening flood protection […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin provided the following testimony about Restore Pennsylvania to the House and Senate Democratic Policy Committees. “Chairwoman Boscola, Chairman Sturla, and members of the House and Senate Democratic Policy Committees: thank you for having me here today to discuss what I feel […]
Klingerstown, PA – Today, Governor’s Office of Broadband Initiatives Acting Executive Director Sheri Collins and Department of Education Deputy Secretary for Commonwealth Libraries Glenn Miller visited Mahantongo Elementary School in the Tri-Valley School District. Collins and Miller discussed how lack of access to high-speed internet hurts students’ ability to learn, and how the bipartisan Restore […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced new low-interest loan approvals through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) for businesses in eight counties. The funding will assist companies at different stages, ranging from startup businesses to established companies looking to expand, and will help create and retain 324 jobs across the commonwealth. “Entrepreneurs and […]
Manufacturing Operations Flourish After Move to Pennsylvania from New Jersey Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that Tyber Medical LLC, an orthopedic device manufacturer, will expand its manufacturing operation in Hanover Township, Northampton County. The project will support the combined creation and retention of 79 jobs in the area. “Tyber Medical’s expansion project […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced new investments to support 11 affordable housing projects across the commonwealth. Funded through the HOME program, $3.4 million will be disbursed to 10 counties to expand the supply of decent and affordable housing for low-income Pennsylvanians. “One of our most basic responsibilities in government is to help […]
Canonsburg, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin joined state legislators Timothy O’Neal, Pam Snyder, and Camera Bartolotta, as well as local government officials and community leaders in Canonsburg for a roundtable discussion about Washington County’s fight against blight. Secretary Davin discussed how the bipartisan Restore Pennsylvania infrastructure proposal […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced a total of $2 million in Community Block Grant Development (CDBG) funding to improve water quality and sewer infrastructure in Somerset and Greene Counties. “One of the biggest challenges our local governments face is how they manage their aging and inadequate infrastructure,” Governor Wolf said. “This funding […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of new funding for Bridge Builders Community Foundations to get students in rural areas of Northwest Pennsylvania involved in educational summer workshops focused around manufacturing and to increase student interest in robotics. The grant will come from Governor Wolf’s Manufacturing PA initiative. “When we get […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of new funding for the West Middlesex Area School District to provide students with the skills they need to attain family-sustaining manufacturing careers after they graduate. The grant will come from Governor Wolf’s Manufacturing PA initiative. “Strengthening our workforce can only happen when we look […]