Tag: Governor Tom Wolf

Williamsport, PA – Today, Governor’s Action Team Executive Director Brent Vernon highlighted the Wolf Administration’s ongoing commitment to the manufacturing industry and creation of new jobs in Pennsylvania during a groundbreaking for the expansion of West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc.’s manufacturing facility in Williamsport, Lycoming County. “The decision by West Pharmaceutical Services to expand their operations […]
Annville, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Acting Secretary Neil Weaver today celebrated the Wolf Administration’s continued commitment to homegrown companies and participated in a ribbon cutting and tour of The Hershey Company’s new fulfillment center in South Annville Township, Lebanon County. “Pennsylvania is home to many historic and household name brands […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of $2 million in funding for five agricultural projects through the First Industries Fund (FIF). The projects, located in four counties, will help existing farms expand their operations and bring in additional revenue. “Pennsylvania’s economy is deeply rooted in the agriculture industry and supporting projects that […]
Harrisburg, PA –  Governor Tom Wolf today announced more than $8.4 million in Community Development Block Grant-CARES Act (CDBG-CV) funding to help communities update and improve existing water and/or sewer systems in Centre, Fayette, Greene, Mifflin, and Tioga counties. “Effective and efficient water and sewage systems are vital to quality of life and public safety […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced new funding for Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology through Pennsylvania’s Manufacturing PA Training-to-Career Program (MTTC) to expand short-term workforce training programs for adults to help meet the current workforce need. “The manufacturing industry plays a key role in Pennsylvania’s economy, and ensuring we have the workforce to staff […]
Erie, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today toured McDowell Manufacturing, an enterprise run by students of McDowell Senior High School in Millcreek School District, and highlighted his long-standing support for Pennsylvania’s leading manufacturing industry since taking office. “Kids are the future of manufacturing in Pennsylvania,” said Governor Wolf. “The $16 million I’ve invested in manufacturing […]
Harrisburg, PA –  Governor Tom Wolf announced new funding for The Improved Milton Experience (TIME) through Pennsylvania’s Manufacturing PA Training-to-Career Program (MTTC) to introduce students in rural locations to manufacturing. “There are many different skills that can prepare a student for a manufacturing career,” said Gov. Wolf. “Ensuring students are exposed to these types of […]
Dillsburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Acting Secretary Neil Weaver was joined today by Eric Saunders, Executive Director of New Hope Ministries, to discuss the Wolf Administration’s commitment to provide assistance to communities that need it most as he toured New Hope Ministries’ Dillsburg facility. Supported in part through $83,600 in […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf is continuing to invest in Pennsylvania’s workforce with the announcement of $296,936 in new funding to help Apprentice Training for the Electrical Industry (ATEI) prepare apprentices for in-demand jobs in the electrical industry. “Apprenticeship programs provide the ability for individuals to earn a paycheck while also learning the skills […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced new funding for the Mifflin County Academy of Science and Technology (The Academy) through Pennsylvania’s Manufacturing PA Training-to-Career Program (MTTC) to retain a full-time adult welding instructor and allow for free tuition in the Adult Certified Welding program to out-of-school youth in central Pennsylvania. “Skilled trades are an […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced that more than $5.2 million in Community Block Grant Development (CDBG) competitive, set-aside funding was awarded to update existing water and/or sewer systems and help improve the quality of life for residents of four communities in Bedford, Clinton, Juniata and Northumberland counties. “This CDBG funding will help […]
Bellefonte, PA – Governor Tom Wolf was joined by U.S. Department of Commerce Under Secretary Jed Kolko at Marion-Walker Elementary in Centre County today to highlight the Biden-Harris Administration’s $45 billion Internet for All Initiative and Pennsylvania’s readiness to manage more than $100 million in federal funds to deploy affordable, high-speed internet to Pennsylvanians. “Lack […]
Gov. Wolf’s industrial decarbonization efforts announced with broad bipartisan industry and stakeholder support Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced that Pennsylvania is working with energy, organized labor, and environmental stakeholders to support a path forward for industrial sector decarbonization with an emphasis on the deployment of clean hydrogen and carbon capture, utilization, and […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced $179,181 in new funding for Slippery Rock University, through Pennsylvania’s Manufacturing PA Training-to-Career Program (MTTC), to support a student internship program at food and beverage manufacturing facilities in Allegheny, Butler, and Erie counties. “This paid internship program will give students the invaluable hands-on experience and skills they […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced $130,000 in new funding for the Delaware Valley Industrial Resource Center (DVIRC), through Pennsylvania’s Manufacturing PA Training-to-Career Program (MTTC), to support a manufacturing career awareness program in multiple southeastern Pennsylvania counties where young manufacturing professionals talk to high school students about the benefits and rewards of a […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced new funding for Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs (NBT), a charitable foundation of the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International, through Pennsylvania’s Manufacturing PA Training-to-Career Program (MTTC) to introduce students to careers in manufacturing through Summer Manufacturing Camps throughout Pennsylvania. “It is vital for Pennsylvania students to gain exposure to […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of $14 million in Keystone Innovation Zone (KIZ) tax credits for 197 early-stage technology companies across Pennsylvania. “It’s vital to support our tech entrepreneurs here at home and foster their growth,” Gov. Wolf said. “These tax credits help reduce the burden on companies as they […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of nine projects through the Municipal Assistance Program (MAP) to assist local governments in eight counties with planning for zoning and updating of comprehensive plans. “Communities must continue to evolve as the needs of their residents change,” said Gov. Wolf. “It is important for counties, […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced new funding for the Chester County Intermediate Unit (CCIU) through Pennsylvania’s Manufacturing PA Training-to-Career Program (MTTC), to support a job training program in Chester County that will help place individuals exiting the justice system with jobs in the manufacturing industry. “I’m proud we can support this re-entry […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced new funding for Brockway Area School District through Pennsylvania’s Manufacturing PA Training-to-Career Program (MTTC) to better prepare students for a career in machining or manufacturing after graduation. “Technology is an integral part of the manufacturing industry,” said Gov. Wolf. “As technology continues to advance, it is in the […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today praised President Joe Biden for his commitment to ensure affordable high-speed internet access for millions of Americans through the landmark Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL). The Biden Administration announced today that 20 leading internet service providers have committed to cut prices or increase speeds for millions of enrollees in […]
Scranton, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Acting Secretary Neil Weaver highlighted the importance of small businesses in the commonwealth and encouraged Pennsylvanians to support their favorite local shops during Small Business Week in Pennsylvania. The celebration is taking place May 1-7, 2022, as proclaimed by Governor Tom Wolf. “Small Business […]
Wolf Administration to hold press conference and tour at 1:00 PM today, SupplyOne Pittsburgh, 2160 North Main Street, Washington, PA 15301 Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced new funding for Arc Human Services, Inc. through Pennsylvania’s Manufacturing PA Training-to-Career Program (MTTC), to support a job training program in Washington County that will help […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of nine new low-interest loans through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) to support business growth in Beaver, Berks, Bucks, Dauphin, Erie, Fayette, and Lancaster counties that will help create and retain more than 375 total jobs. “The PIDA loans approved today provide the support needed […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Lewis Lumber and Milling, Inc., a producer of unfinished hardwood wide plank flooring, cabinet moldings and components, is opening its first manufacturing operation in Pennsylvania and will create 100 new jobs in Clarion County. “I am very pleased that Lewis Lumber has selected Pennsylvania as the […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today highlighted his legacy of support for Pennsylvania’s small businesses and encouraged Pennsylvanians to support the small businesses we all rely on every day, as they’re critical to supporting the local workforce and economy. “Pennsylvania’s small businesses are the cornerstones of our communities, and we must do everything we […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Country View Family Farms, LLC has selected Pennsylvania for its more than $47.3 million feed mill expansion project that will create at least 51 new good-paying jobs in Union County. “Pennsylvania successfully competed against other states for this expansion – a project that will have a […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced new funding for the Greater Johnstown Career & Technology Center (GJCTC), through Pennsylvania’s Manufacturing PA Training-to-Career Program (MTTC), to fund phase two of its innovative Advanced Manufacturing and Programming Education (AMPED) program that blends career and technical education in a school setting with internships in a live […]
Wolf Administration to hold press conference at 10:30 AM today, 11178 Route 220, Dushore, PA 18614 Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that UnityLab will create 63 new jobs and relocate its New England-based headquarters to Pennsylvania with the acquisition of manufacturing company Hoffman-New Yorker Inc. in Dushore, Sullivan County. “This project will […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced $2.3 million in grants have been awarded through the Manufacturing PA initiative to 36 student research projects that will help advance innovation in several sectors of manufacturing, from 3D printing, to waste sustainability, to autonomous navigation and more. “Pennsylvania’s manufacturing industry has seen continued growth and innovation, […]
Wolf Administration to hold press conference and tour at 10:00 AM today, Northampton Community College, Fowler Family Southside Center, 511 E. Third St, Bethlehem, PA 18015 Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced funding is being awarded to Northampton Community College (NCC), through the Manufacturing PA Training-to-Career (MTTC) Grant program, to develop a new […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced new funding for the Chester County Economic Development Foundation (CCEDF), through Pennsylvania’s Manufacturing PA Training-to-Career Program (MTTC), to create a program that will help students explore the link between agricultural and manufacturing careers in Berks and Chester counties. “Highlighting the connection between agricultural and manufacturing careers not […]
Wolf Administration and company officials to hold press conference at 2:00 PM today, 930 Cass Street, New Castle, PA 16101 Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that homegrown manufacturing company Bunting, Inc. is expanding and will create 79 new jobs in Lawrence County with the acquisition of a new manufacturing facility in New […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Cavco Industries Inc., one of the nation’s largest manufactured home builders, has chosen to expand its national manufacturing operations in Pennsylvania, creating 55 new jobs and retaining 607 total existing positions over the next three years. Cavco recently purchased The Commodore Corporation, now known as Commodore […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced new funding for Bradford Area School District, through Pennsylvania’s Manufacturing PA Training-to-Career Program (MTTC), to create a student-run program and boost awareness of available opportunities in the commonwealth’s manufacturing industry. “MTTC provides funding for the type of hands-on, real world experience that prepares students for successful manufacturing careers,” […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced the approval of $10 million for 19 projects through the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) for nongovernmental entities to deploy middle-mile and last-mile high-speed broadband infrastructure to unserved areas in Pennsylvania through the Unserved High-Speed Broadband Funding Program (UHSB). “Nearly one million Pennsylvanians lack access to broadband internet […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of $1.52 million in funding for four agricultural projects through the First Industries Fund (FIF). The projects, located in Blair, Lancaster, Montour and Schuylkill counties, will help existing farms expand their operations and bring in additional revenue. “Our economy is fueled by the agriculture industry, […]
Pennsylvanians are reminded to save the date of Monday, May 23 Harrisburg, PA – Today, in advance of Fred Rogers’ birthday on Sunday, March 20, Gov. Tom Wolf announced Pennsylvania’s fourth annual 1-4-3 Day will take place on Monday, May 23, the 143rd day of 2022, encouraging Pennsylvanians to save the date and show their […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced that more than $4 million has been awarded to six projects in Pennsylvania’s Appalachian Region through the Appalachian Regional Commission’s (ARC) Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization (POWER) initiative. “Supporting the coal-impacted communities in Pennsylvania is vitally important; the success of the Appalachian Region impacts […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced new funding for Saint Marys Area School District, through Pennsylvania’s Manufacturing PA Training-to-Career Program (MTTC), to launch a student-run program and boost awareness of available opportunities in the manufacturing industry. “This great new program will give Saint Marys students hands-on experience in manufacturing,” said Gov. Wolf. “Programs like […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf is continuing to invest in Pennsylvania’s workforce with the announcement of $297,000 in new funding to help JATC of Shamokin Electricians IBEW LU 607 (JATC) prepare apprentices for in-demand jobs in the electrical industry. “Apprenticeship programs are an essential tool to grow the commonwealth’s workforce,” said Gov. Wolf. “Apprentices […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Easy Signs, Inc., a manufacturer of high-quality digitally printed signage, will create 130 jobs in the Lehigh Valley with the opening of its first U.S. manufacturing operation in Allentown. “Pennsylvania’s friendly business climate and manufacturing excellence is well-known internationally,” said Gov. Wolf. “Manufacturing has long been […]
Philadelphia, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today toured Philly Shipyard, Inc. and its Training Academy to highlight a $1.1 million state investment, awarded to the Delaware County Community College, to train 315 individuals through a free welding and shipbuilding training program to meet workforce needs of Philly Shipyard for building National Security Multi-mission Vessels (NSMV). […]
Harrisburg, PA – Continuing his commitment to strengthen Pennsylvania’s workforce, Governor Tom Wolf today announced $297,000 has been awarded to the Western PA Chapter Electrical Apprenticeship Corporation to help expand their training center in Clearfield County. “Supporting apprenticeships is a win for both workers and companies in the commonwealth,” said Gov. Wolf. “Participating in apprenticeships […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of a new low-interest loan through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) to support the growth of PowerRail Distribution Inc. in Luzerne County. “It’s important to make investments in homegrown businesses, and PIDA loans help do just that,” said Gov. Wolf. “We are proud to support […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced new funding for Millcreek Township School District, through Pennsylvania’s Manufacturing PA Training-to-Career Program (MTTC), to enhance a student-run program and boost awareness of available opportunities in the manufacturing industry. “Manufacturing has long had a key role in the commonwealth’s history,” said Gov. Wolf. “This Manufacturing PA Training-to-Career funding […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced that Reinhart Foodservice, LLC is expanding in Westmoreland County, creating 24 good-paying jobs and retaining 563 current positions statewide. “Reinhart Foodservice provides critical goods to the region, and the commonwealth is pleased to invest in the expansion of their operations,” said Gov. Wolf. “This project will create and […]
Harrisburg, PA – Acknowledging that broadband is essential to success in the commonwealth, Governor Tom Wolf today celebrated the creation of Pennsylvania’s Broadband Development Authority, which will manage at least $100 million in federal aid to coordinate the rollout of broadband across Pennsylvania. “Broadband is as essential today as electricity and water. But there is […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced nearly $14.2 million in Community Development Block Grant-CARES Act (CDBG-CV) funding to support communities and their residents on a path to success. “Pennsylvania is making a comeback following the pandemic,” said Gov. Wolf. “These funds ensure that every Pennsylvanian has the opportunity to get back on their […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced $335,000 in funding for Junior Achievement of Western PA Inc. and the Private Industry Council of Westmoreland-Fayette Inc., through Pennsylvania’s Manufacturing PA Training-to-Career Grant program, to develop programs that will raise awareness of the opportunities available in the manufacturing industry. “Our commonwealth has a long, rich history with […]
Harrisburg, PA – Continuing his commitment to strengthen Pennsylvania’s workforce, Governor Tom Wolf today announced $296,061 has been awarded to York Electrical Institute to help train the next generation of in-demand apprentices. “Supporting programs that allow Pennsylvanians to earn a paycheck while they learn valuable skills is one of the best investments the commonwealth can […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced a $246 million state investment into the Port of Philadelphia to continue modernization efforts and improve regional economic stability. This funding builds upon the Governor’s comprehensive $300 million Capital Investment Program at the Port of Philadelphia announced in 2016. “The port is an economic driver, not only […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today the approval of new funding for Smilehaus Pediatric Dentistry in Cumberland County through the Department of Community and Economic Development’s (DCED) Pennsylvania Minority Business Development Authority (PMBDA) that will help support the growth of the business and creation of jobs. “It’s important that every business owner can […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Black Buffalo 3D Corporation, a manufacturer of large-scale 3D construction printers, is relocating its manufacturing operation from New Jersey to Pennsylvania and creating 71 new jobs in Monroe County. “We are thrilled to welcome Black Buffalo 3D to Pennsylvania,” said Gov. Wolf. “Our investment in this […]
Erie, PA – Governor Tom Wolf joined Erie officials today to celebrate a $5 million state investment through the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) to help expand the expERIEnce Children’s Museum in downtown Erie. Since Gov. Wolf took office, 34 projects in Erie County have been awarded $80 million in RACP funding. “expERIEnce Children’s Museum […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced that AES Clean Technology, a designer, manufacturer, and builder of cleanroom facilities, will invest $14.2 million to open a new manufacturing facility in Manheim Borough, Lancaster County, and create 97 new, full-time jobs. The company is also retaining 95 jobs at its headquarters in Montgomery County. “I […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that pet health and wellness company Spot & Tango has selected Pennsylvania as the location of its first manufacturing facility, creating close to 100 new jobs in Lehigh County. “We are thrilled to welcome Spot & Tango to Pennsylvania and grateful for its investment into Lehigh County […]
Wolf Administration and company officials to hold press conference at 10:00 AM today, 400 South Salem Church Road, York, PA 17408 Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Mobile Climate Control, a manufacturer of mobile thermal solutions for commercial vehicles, is consolidating its U.S. operations into a single, newly-constructed facility in York County […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced the distribution of $8,210,240 in funding through the Pennsylvania HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) to support affordable housing in Butler, Clarion, Clearfield, Columbia, Crawford, Franklin, Fulton, Indiana, Lancaster, Lawrence, Lebanon, Luzerne, Mercer, Montgomery, and Perry counties. “Pennsylvanians should not have to choose between paying for basic necessities […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced new funding is being awarded to Northampton Community College (NCC) to develop a Pathways to Manufacturing program for low-income individuals, veterans, and others in the Lehigh Valley. “The commonwealth recognizes the need for strong, entry-level talent in the manufacturing industry,” said Gov. Wolf. “Northampton Community College’s Pathways […]
DCED Secretary Davin to hold press conference and meet with apprentices at 1:30 PM today, Sheet Metal Workers Local Union 12, 1200 Gulf Lab Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15238 Harrisburg, PA – Continuing his commitment to strengthen Pennsylvania’s workforce through apprenticeships, Governor Tom Wolf today announced that more than $1.2 million in new funding through the […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced one new low-interest loan approval through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) that will support the growth of Lampire Biological Labs Inc. in Bedford County. “The PIDA loan approved today is an investment in a homegrown company that began in Pennsylvania more than 44 years ago,” said […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of 11 projects through the Municipal Assistance Program (MAP) to assist local governments in nine counties with planning for zoning and updating of comprehensive plans. “This funding helps municipalities and local governments update their essential plans to ensure they are more efficient and better prepared […]
Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin announced today the approval of $79,200 through the Industrial Sites Reuse Program (ISRP) to West Hazleton Borough to conduct an additional environmental assessment at the former Valmont Plaza Shopping Center in Luzerne County. “ISRP funding helps boroughs and cities conduct necessary environmental […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolftodayannounced $6 million in Keystone Communities Program grants for 34 projects in 22 counties across Pennsylvania. “The Keystone Communities Program supports towns and cities with initiatives that grow and stabilize neighborhoods and encourage partnerships between the public and private sectors,” said Gov. Wolf. “My administration is proud to support these […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced $2.5 million in state funding that will help grassroots organizations across the commonwealth encourage hesitant Pennsylvanians to get the COVID-19 vaccine. A list of the 65 grants awarded through the COVID-19 Vaccine Outreach Grant Program can be found online. “Vaccines remain an absolutely essential element in combatting […]
Wolf Administration to dedicate more than $17 million in American Rescue Plan Act Funding for Marketing and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Programs to jumpstart tourism recovery Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that the commonwealth will receive a $17 million grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration (EDA) to buoy […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that HMTX Industries, a global manufacturer of building materials, has chosen Pennsylvania as the location of its new luxury vinyl tile manufacturing facility, creating 115 good-paying jobs over the next three years. “I am very pleased that a leading company like HMTX has chosen Pennsylvania as the […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Roquette, a global leader in plant-based ingredients and a leading provider of naturally-derived pharmaceutical excipients, has chosen Pennsylvania as the location of its new pharmaceutical solutions headquarters and innovation center, creating 30 new, high-skilled jobs. “Roquette’s decision to locate their pharmaceutical solutions headquarters and innovation center […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced that the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) has approved low-interest loans to help four growing businesses in Berks, Lawrence, Luzerne, and Westmoreland counties. “My administration remains committed to investing in businesses that want to succeed here in Pennsylvania,” said Gov. Wolf. “The PIDA loans approved today will […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Re-Match, an international recycler of artificial turf fields, has chosen Luzerne County as the location of its first North American recycling facility, investing nearly $12.2 million in the project and creating approximately 40 new, full-time jobs. “Pennsylvania is known internationally for our friendly business climate and […]
Program will help Pennsylvania businesses, employees, and communities thrive Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin today announced a new program with Amazon Web Services (AWS) that will expand e-commerce opportunities for Pennsylvania small businesses and help residents buy local while shopping online. “In this new economic landscape brought […]
A total of $145 million was distributed in all 67 counties in 2021 Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that 5,860 businesses received funding support this year through the COVID-19 Hospitality Industry Relief Program (CHIRP), helping to protect and preserve this vital industry in Pennsylvania. “We developed the CHIRP program to provide immediate […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced the approval of 166 new projects through the Multimodal Transportation Fund (MTF), improving Pennsylvania’s transportation infrastructure and ensuring safer, more reliable transportation accommodation across the commonwealth. The projects total more than $84 million in funding. “My administration has been clear about its commitment to infrastructure investments and […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today the approval of three agricultural projects funded through the First Industries Fund (FIF). Approved by the Commonwealth Financing Authority, the projects in Blair, Fulton, and Huntingdon Counties will help existing farms expand their operations, bring in additional revenue, and transition agribusinesses to the next generation of farmers. […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced 100 new project approvals today through the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) for environmental and infrastructure projects in counties across Pennsylvania. “CFA funding for Act 13 projects provides communities throughout the commonwealth with critical support in improving recreational spaces and addressing necessary environmental and infrastructural upgrades,” said Gov. Wolf. […]
State Agencies to hold press conference at 1:30 PM today, BAYADA, 2500 York Road, Jamison, PA 18929. Harrisburg, PA – Continuing his commitment to expand home health care and address the nursing shortage, Governor Tom Wolf today announced a significant expansion of BAYADA’s Nurse Residency apprenticeship program to help adults and children who need home […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today joined the ceremonial opening of Pratt Industries’ advanced manufacturing box plant in Carlisle, Cumberland County. The new $150 million plant employs 215 workers in full-time manufacturing jobs. “This plant is one more example of the many state-of-the-art facilities opening in Pennsylvania,” said Gov. Wolf. “Pratt Industries’ investment in […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today the approval of nearly $36 million to 220 community revitalization projects across the commonwealth. The funding through the Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP) supports nonprofits, businesses, and resident projects in distressed areas or low-income neighborhoods. “Communities from every corner of Pennsylvania will benefit from this funding – the […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced that the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) has approved low-interest loans for two businesses, located in Erie and Lebanon counties, to help expand operations, better serve their customers, and create and retain jobs. “Today’s funding is invaluable in assisting these two businesses in their next steps to […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced over $20,000 has been awarded to Cambridge-Lee Industries to train three manufacturing apprentices in industrial maintenance, including troubleshooting, repairing, and installing equipment and parts. Investing in apprenticeships and other job training programs that build a well-educate and skilled workforce is a priority for the governor. “As the commonwealth’s […]
Philadelphia, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today joined local lawmakers, community leaders and medical professionals in North Philadelphia to highlight a new grant program that will support the efforts of community organizations conducting outreach on COVID-19 vaccines. “Pennsylvania’s COVID-19 vaccination rates continue to increase, protecting our health and the health of our most vulnerable individuals […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today over $20,000 in new funding for Global/SFC Valve Inc., through Pennsylvania’s Pre-Apprentice and Apprenticeship Grant Program (Apprenticeship Program), a statewide program that offers assistance to registered apprenticeship programs. “Apprenticeship Program funding mutually benefits businesses and apprentices ready to learn, allowing Global/SFC Valve, Inc., to specifically train apprentices […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today joined BioTechnique CEO John Clapham, the Department of Community and Economic Development’s (DCED) Governor’s Action Team (GAT), York County Economic Alliance CEO Kevin Schreiber, and local officials at the ribbon cutting ceremony for BioTechnique’s new pharmaceutical manufacturing facility in York County. Governor Wolf supported the project, which relocated […]
Hatfield, PA – Governor Tom Wolf joined Clemens Food Group leaders, Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding, Sen. Maria Collett, Rep. Steve Malagari and members of the Governor’s Action Team today to tour the construction of the company’s new facility in Montgomery County. The Wolf Administration supported the project which will expand the business operations and create […]
Easton, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today visited the City of Easton to highlight millions of dollars in state investments in several economic development projects that are revitalizing formerly vacant and blighted properties. “Like many communities across Pennsylvania, the City of Easton is working hard to transform unused spaces into thriving developments. Thanks to significant […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced that the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) has approved low-interest loans to four businesses, located in Beaver, Blair, Bucks, and Chester counties, to help expand operations, better serve their consumers, and create and retain jobs. “PIDA funding is an incredible tool for growing businesses in Pennsylvania that […]
Chesterbrook, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin joined BNP Paribas USA CEO Jean-Yves Fillion, CEO of CIB Americas Jose Placido, company executives, and legislators today at the official ribbon cutting ceremony of the company’s new Chesterbrook, Chester County location. The Wolf Administration supported the project which will create 300 […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced that Great Dane, LLC, a leading manufacturer of high-performance commercial transportation equipment, will expand its existing trailer manufacturing operations in Elysburg at its Ralpho Township, Northumberland County site. Great Dane will invest over $3.5 million into the expansion, retaining over 420 jobs at the company’s additional three Pennsylvania […]
Joins with ribbon cutting for state-of-the-art cancer treatment manufacturing facility in Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA – Governor Tom Wolf joined Iovance Biotherapeutics leaders, Mayor Jim Kenney, local officials, patient advocacy groups, and others today for a ribbon cutting ceremony of the Iovance Cell Therapy Center (iCTC) at the Navy Yard in Philadelphia. The new facility will […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today the approval of new funding for two minority-owned businesses in Bucks and Delaware counties through the Department of Community and Economic Development’s (DCED) Pennsylvania Minority Business Development Authority (PMBDA) that will help support the businesses in growth and job creation. “This funding is so critical in supporting […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced that Express Med Pharmaceuticals, an innovative pharmacy and pharmacy provider, will expand its existing operations in Monaca. Express Med Pharmaceuticals will invest $8 million into the expansion, retaining 34 jobs and creating nearly 700 new, full-time jobs at its Beaver County facility. Express Med Pharmaceuticals was acquired by […]
Harrisburg, PA – Continuing his commitment to investing in job training, Governor Tom Wolf announced today that a program created by his administration has awarded nearly $440,000 for the Pittsburgh Chapter of the German American Chamber of Commerce’s (GACC) Dual Apprenticeship Program. The Pre-Apprentice and Apprenticeship Grant Program, housed at the Department of Community and […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced that snack manufacturer Shearer’s Foods has chosen to expand its company in Erie, creating dozens of new jobs, retaining hundreds of existing positions, and injecting millions of dollars into the local economy. “We in Pennsylvania know that our commonwealth is the best place to live and do […]
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