Tag: Economic Development

Aliquippa, PA — Continuing his commitment to creating good jobs and attracting growing industries to Pennsylvania, Governor Tom Wolf visited Aliquippa today. The Beaver County community has received more than $11 million in state funding during the governor’s term to encourage business development that will strengthen the regional economy and benefit working families. “Over the […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf has followed through on his promise to cut red tape, improve infrastructure, and strengthen Pennsylvania’s business climate. Today, he pledged to continue strengthening Pennsylvania’s economy through smart investments that will positively impact future generations of Pennsylvanians. “As a Pennsylvania businessman, I understand what companies need to thrive and have worked […]
Pittsburgh, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin joined airport executives and regional leaders for the groundbreaking of the Pittsburgh Airport Innovation Campus. “The economic development potential of the Pittsburgh Airport Innovation Campus is massive,” Secretary Davin said. “It will help attract and retain talent. It will create a […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that Air Liquide Advanced Materials, Inc., a manufacturer of specialty chemicals in the semiconductor business and subsidiary of Air Liquide Group, has chosen Pennsylvania as the location to expand its operations in a move that will create nearly 200 family-sustaining new jobs in Northampton County. “This project […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Deputy Secretary for Business Finance Carol Kilko was joined by Harrisburg-area entrepreneur Amma Johnson, founder of the AMMA JO brand, to demonstrate Governor Wolf’s new PA Business One-Stop Shop, a tool designed to help entrepreneurs in all stages of starting and running a business. […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced five new project approvals through the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA), that will benefit Pennsylvania residents and businesses through promoting energy efficiency, providing farmers with crucial loan funding, and building out infrastructure to bring abundant energy to homes and commercial buildings. “To spur economic development in Pennsylvania, it […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, emphasizing Governor Tom Wolf’s strong support for collaborative economic development and jobs that pay, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin joined Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission CEO Mark Compton and executives of the Elliott Group in dedicating mainline toll plaza and lane modifications on Turnpike 66 – Amos K. […]

2017: Happiness on the Horizon

February 22, 2017
Last March I stood with my tourism colleagues to unveil the new tourism slogan, “Pennsylvania: Pursue your Happiness.” As we near the brand’s one-year anniversary, I am more convinced than ever that this bold declaration — a throwback to the famous demand for “Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness” in the Declaration of Independence […]
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