Tag: Local Government

Harrisburg, PA – Today, on behalf of Governor Wolf, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin announced that the City of Altoona’s status as a distressed municipality under Act 47 is terminated. Altoona is the 13th municipality to exit the program and completed the fastest exit of distressed status by a city. […]
In 2014, Strausstown Borough in Berks County was facing several major issues. In order to eliminate budget deficits, it was forced to raise real estate taxes and sewer fees by more than 30 percent. Additionally, Borough Council’s part-time staff was struggling to manage many full-time services, including street lights, trash collection, municipal issues, and the […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today recognized municipalities and local government officials for their dedication and commitment to strengthen their communities and better serve their residents. “It is my privilege to recognize these awardees who contribute to Government that Works,” Governor Wolf stated. “These individuals and groups provide opportunities to collaborate by sharing best […]
Release Date: September 15, 2016 1:24 pm Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced that the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency has been notified by the Federal Emergency Management Agency that they approved the project application for the City of Harrisburg’s sinkhole mitigation project on South 14th Street and will provide $1,650,000 […]