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Release Date: July 21, 2016 6:30 pm Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Amazon will expand its presence in Pennsylvania and has committed to the creation of at least 5,000 new, full-time jobs statewide. “Pennsylvania’s strategic location, as well as its skilled workforce, continue to be extremely valued assets to companies large and small,” Governor Wolf said. “Amazon, a worldwide logistics leader, has chosen Pennsylvania to further support its […]
Release Date: July 20, 2016 12:50 pm Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin today announced that $14.5 million was received in conjunction with the Department’s Innovate in PA initiative. Today’s receipt of funds marks the third of six payments to be received at the Department and transferred to the Ben Franklin Technology Development Authority (BFTDA). “Innovate in PA was a bi-partisan effort that is being led […]
Release Date: July 18, 2016 2:00 pm Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin today celebrated the move to recapitalize the Business in Our Sites (BOS) program announcing that the Wolf Administration was successful in securing critical funding to support business development efforts. “Governor Wolf was successful in securing critical revenue for an important business development program with the completion of the 2016-17 budget,” said Sec. Davin. […]
Release Date: July 12, 2016 10:30 am Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA –Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Morgan Advanced Materials will establish a new research and development center in College Township, Centre County. The center is the first of its kind in the U.S., focused on driving developments in the field of carbon research. “Collaboration plays a vital role in supporting the critical linkage between our leading universities and business development,” said Governor Wolf. […]
Wolf Administration Continues Efforts to Raise the Wage in PA Release Date: July 8, 2016 2:00 pm Author: Heidi Havens Roaring Spring, PA – Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin today continued the “Jobs that Pay” tour at Roaring Spring Water in Blair County. Davin commended company officials for its continued growth and strong commitment to supporting its workforce. “Pennsylvania businesses can look to companies like Roaring Spring Water as an […]
New state investments to create and retain 117 jobs Release Date: July 6, 2016 12:00 pm Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin today announced the creation of a new loan program to be administered through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA), dedicated to improving diverse small business participation, and the approval of new state investments projected to create and retain 117 jobs. “Governor Wolf recognizes that […]
Release Date: July 1, 2016 4:30 pm Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA – Governor Wolf today announced investments to support statewide economic development and infrastructure efforts through the Commonwealth Financing Authority, which today approved 418 projects totaling $152,414,748 in funding. “The projects approved today through the Commonwealth Financing Authority are critical to the economic vitality of the state,” Governor Wolf said. “These impactful investments will support significant community and economic improvements and spark revitalization in […]
Revamped guide highlights state’s history, culture, and greater-than-great outdoors Release Date: June 30, 2016 12:30 pm Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Tourism Office today released the inaugural edition of the “Happy Traveler” travel guide and launched the first significant advertising campaign to feature the state’s new tourism mantra, Pursue Your Happiness. The Happy Traveler offers a fresh take on the traditional travel guide and has been designed to highlight the wide variety […]
Wolf Administration Continues Efforts to Raise the Wage in PA Release Date: June 23, 2016 3:30 pm Author: Heidi Havens Aliquippa, PA – Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin today continued the “Jobs that Pay” tour at Versatex Building Products, a manufacturer of trim, fascia, soffit, and decorative exterior moulding pieces for the home. Davin commended company officials for its continued growth and strong commitment to supporting its workforce. “Pennsylvania’s manufacturing […]
Wolf Administration Continues Efforts to Raise the Wage in PA Release Date: June 20, 2016 12:15 pm Author: Heidi Havens Mechanicsburg, PA – Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin today continued the “Jobs that Pay” tour at Paychex, Inc., a provider of payroll, human resources, retirement, and insurance services. Davin commended company officials for its continued growth and strong commitment to supporting its workforce. “Paychex is yet another example of a […]
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