Policy

Senate Education Committee approves legislation that would expand school choice

Legislation recently introduced in the state Senate would expand school choice statewide. Senate Bill 527 would raise the caps for…

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MidCentral Energy expands presence in Northeast

MidCentral Energy Partners, LLC, an asset performance management company serving the energy sector, announced Friday that it will be moving…

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EQT acquires equitable origin, MiQ certifications

Pittsburgh-based EQT Corporation announced Friday that it has received certification for a majority of its natural gas production under both…

4 days ago

Mobile Climate Control bringing nearly 120 jobs to York County

Nearly 120 new, full-time jobs will come to York County, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf said in a press conference Friday,…

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Legislation would provide COVID relief funds to businesses that opened during pandemic

Legislation soon to be introduced in the state House of Representatives would extend COVID-19 Relief Statewide Small Business Assistance to…

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Sen. Yaw urges DEP leadership to testify at Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee hearing

State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-Bradford County) recently sent a letter to Patrick McDonnell, Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) secretary, urging…

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Sen. Yaw: Veto override needed to protect Pennsylvania from carbon tax

State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) said the Senate needs to override Gov. Tom Wolf’s veto of a Senate resolution disapproving…

1 week ago

Organization urges passage of strong energy policies

The American Petroleum Institute (API) President and CEO Mike Sommers recently co-headlined the annual State of American Energy event with…

1 week ago

Wabtec receives order for four battery-electric locomotives

Rio Tinto, an Australian-based mining and metals company, recently ordered four FLXdrive battery-electric locomotives from Pittsburgh-based Wabtec Corp. The 100-percent…

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Seneca Resources achieves full certification for Appalachian production

Seneca Resources Co., National Fuel Gas Co.’s exploration and production segment, recently achieved certification for all of its Appalachian natural…

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Ben Franklin Technology Partners invests $400,000 in two companies

The Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania Board of Directors recently approved investing $400,000 in two early-stage companies that…

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King of Prussia cell, gene therapy company receives $350M investment

SK, a South Korean investment holding company, recently invested $350 million in equity financing in King of Prussia-based Center for…

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GOP vows to continue RGGI fight after Wolf vetoes resolution

State Senate Republicans Tuesday quickly announced their intention to override Gov. Tom Wolf’s veto of a resolution that would block…

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Northampton Community College receives grant for manufacturing education program

The Manufacturing PA Training-to-Career Grant program recently awarded Northampton Community College (NCC) a $199,125 grant to implement a Pathways to…

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Penn State jobs report shows pre-COVID gains, losses

A new report shows that Pennsylvania’s labor economy was resilient throughout the first two decades of the 21st century, even…

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AGC Chemicals expanding production facility in Thorndale

AGC Chemicals Americas (AGCCA) recently announced the production facility in Thorndale will expand its office and manufacturing space and quality…

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Regional manufacturers report significant results from successful NEPIRC engagements

Regional manufacturing firms said they saw more than $120 million in revenue impact, $11.7 million in cost savings, and $21.2…

2 weeks ago

United States could become top liquefied natural gas market, according to IHS Markit report

According to an IHS Markit report, the United States and mainland China, the world’s largest economies, are set to become…

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State awards more than $1.2M in grants to six apprenticeship programs

The Pre-Apprentice and Apprenticeship Grant Program recently awarded more than $1.2 million to six apprenticeship programs statewide. The program helps…

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PIDA approves $1.08M loan for Lampire Biological Labs

The Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) recently approved a $1.08 million loan for Lampire Biological Labs in Bedford County through…

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