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General Assembly approves termination of COVID-19 emergency declaration

The Pennsylvania General Assembly voted Thursday to end Gov. Tom Wolf’s COVID-19 emergency declaration while ensuring existing regulatory flexibilities provided…

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Senate committee advances tax bill supporting small businesses impacted by COVID-19

The state Senate Finance Committee recently advanced legislation to provide employers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic with critical assistance, Senate…

2 days ago

Resolution would create commission focused on updating education system

A concurrent resolution soon to be introduced in the state Senate would create a bicameral, 18-month commission focused on the…

3 days ago

Gov. Wolf announces new funding for minority-owned businesses in Erie

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf announced the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) would provide new funding for minority-owned businesses…

4 days ago

House Urban Affairs Committee hearing discusses blight laws

The House Urban Affairs Committee recently held a hearing to discuss how blight laws are being used and how proposed…

4 days ago

Agricultural Secretary Redding tours York business, highlights urban agriculture grant program

Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding recently toured York Fresh Food Farms in York, where he discussed how farms in urban areas…

4 days ago

Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry launches second phase of economic initiative

The Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry, the state's largest broad-based business association, recently launched the second phase of its…

5 days ago

Rep. Nelson establishes Emerging Technologies Caucus

State Rep. Napoleon Nelson (D-Montgomery) recently established a bipartisan House Emerging Technologies Caucus and began circulating an email last week…

5 days ago

Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority approves two loans totaling more than $2M

The Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) recently approved two low-interest loans totaling $2.3 million. Through the Bucks County Economic Development…

1 week ago

State to provide $500,000 to bolster manufacturing workforce through training program

Pennsylvania’s Manufacturing Training-to-Career (MTTC) program recently awarded Rhoads Industries and Workforce Solutions for North Central PA $500,000 in funding to…

1 week ago

PA Senate Dems hold hearing on Mon Fayette Expressway

The Pennsylvania Senate Democratic Policy Committee held a hybrid in-person and virtual public hearing Tuesday to discuss the Mon Fayette…

1 week ago

Senate advances four employment bills

The state Senate recently advanced four bills aimed at increasing the employment rate by increasing legislative oversight. Senate Bill 28…

1 week ago

PA Chamber of Business and Industry issues statement on state work force

Gene Barr, PA Chamber of Business and Industry president and CEO, recently issued a statement on the state's workforce having…

2 weeks ago

Legislation would reinstate job search requirement for unemployed compensation

The Senate Labor and Industry Committee recently advanced legislation that would reinstate the requirement that unemployment claimants search for work…

2 weeks ago

State Senate advances four regulatory reform bills to bolster employment rate

The Pennsylvania Senate recently advanced four bills addressing job regulations to boost the state’s employment rate while emerging from the…

2 weeks ago

Senate Finance Committee advances two COVID relief bills

The state Senate Finance Committee recently advanced two bills designed to help businesses recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. Both bills…

2 weeks ago

State manufacturing reps outline pro-industry path for PA legislators

Representatives of Pennsylvania’s manufacturers outlined industry-growth and job-creation concerns for state legislators during a Senate Community, Economic and Recreational Development…

2 weeks ago

Rep. Causer bill to ensure oil, gas industry oversight passes in House

A bill sponsored by Pennsylvania Rep. Martin Causer (R-Turtlepoint) that would ensure reasonable and responsible oversight of the conventional oil…

2 weeks ago

Committee advances tax code bill

The state Senate Finance Committee recently advanced legislation that would expand the 21st Century Manufacturing Innovation and Reinvestment Deduction Act.…

2 weeks ago

Bill would exempt race cars from EPA regulations

Legislation recently introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives would permanently exempt motor vehicles used as race cars from regulation…

2 weeks ago

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