Tag: Secretary Davin

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 […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, on behalf of Governor Tom Wolf, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin and the Department of Labor and Industry (L&I) Secretary Jerry Oleksiak joined students and manufacturing leaders at the Forum Auditorium in Harrisburg to announce the winners of the statewide ‘What’s So Cool About Manufacturing?’ (WSCM) […]
South Fayette, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin joined students and school officials for the groundbreaking of the Junior Achievement of Western Pennsylvania (JA) BizTown in South Fayette township. “The Pittsburgh region is one of the fastest growing markets nationally,” Secretary Davin said. “The Wolf Administration is committed […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin announced the approval of 10 projects through the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) that will develop pad-ready sites for businesses to occupy and expand natural gas access across Pennsylvania. The approved projects, totaling more than $53 million in grants and loans, will increase Pennsylvania’s […]
Lewistown, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin joined local officials and community leaders to discuss how Restore Pennsylvania could help Mifflin County eradicate blight. “The blight issues that communities like Lewistown are facing must be fixed now,” Secretary Davin said. “And the only way to do that is […]
Gettysburg, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) secretary Dennis Davin announced the designation of Gettysburg as the commonwealth’s newest Keystone Main Street. The designation will further enable the city to support downtown businesses and improve quality of life for residents. “This designation is an important step for the future of Gettysburg’s […]
North East, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin joined local officials and community leaders to discuss Erie’s challenges in its fight against blight, and how the bipartisan Restore Pennsylvania infrastructure proposal could help the region eliminate blight. “Municipalities in Erie County have assets that could position the region […]
Aliquippa, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin joined Aliquippa Mayor Dwan Walker, borough managers from Monaca and Ambridge, and other community leaders to discuss Beaver County’s challenges in its fight against blight and how the bipartisan Restore Pennsylvania proposal could help municipalities eradicate blight. “Aliquippa, Monaca, Ambridge, and […]
Somerset, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin provided keynote remarks at the Somerset County Chamber of Commerce’s “Eggs & Issues” breakfast. Secretary Davin discussed how proposed initiatives like Restore Pennsylvania and the Statewide Workforce, Education, and Accountability Program (SWEAP) can help the county in its efforts to expand […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf is taking significant action to strengthen Pennsylvania’s workforce. Today, the governor signed an executive order to create the Keystone Economic Development and Workforce Command Center. The command center will expand the collaboration between government and the private sector to address the skills gap and worker shortages. The governor was […]
Erie, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin toured Climate Changers, Inc. in Erie. Climate Changers, which was supported by DCED’s Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP), works through its Total Change Program to reduce recidivism, increase the workforce, and provide transitional rehabilitative housing for individuals released from prison. “Climate Changers’ […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin announced the approval of new funding for infrastructure improvements that will enhance traffic flow to the Pennridge Airport Business Park in East Rockhill Township and Perkasie, Bucks County. “When dealing with a project as significant as the Pennridge Airport Business Park, […]
Bethlehem, PA – Today, Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin demonstrated Governor Wolf’s new PA Business One-Stop Shop, a tool designed to help entrepreneurs in all stages of starting and running a business, to small business owners at the Ben Franklin TechVentures technology incubator in Bethlehem. Secretary Davin also hosted […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin joined local officials for a walking tour of downtown Lewistown, Mifflin County, highlighting successful state-supported beautification and development projects including façade rehabilitation in Monument Square, infrastructure improvements, and projects like Fountain Square and the Mann Edge Terrace apartment complex. “In our […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin praised the expansion of the Tyson Foods facility in East Pottsville as members of the Governor’s Action Team joined company executives and local leaders for a groundbreaking celebration of the new expansion this morning. “Tyson Foods has been a major contributor […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin continued the ‘Jobs that Pay’ tour at NextFab, a Philadelphia makerspace and tech startup incubator, to highlight Governor Tom Wolf’s commitment to promoting entrepreneurship in the technology sector, advancing innovation, and creating a technology-ready workforce in Pennsylvania. “NextFab is a perfect […]