Jun 7, 2023

Bill to upskill PA adults for workforce passed by Senate Committee

Legislation that would create a grant program to upskill adults for the Pennsylvania workforce was passed Tuesday by the Senate Education Committee.

Jun 7, 2023

General Fund Budget passed by PA House draws praise, criticism

The Pennsylvania House on Monday passed a 2023-24 General Fund Budget, the proposal drawing praise from supporters and criticism from opponents.

Jun 5, 2023

PA’s state revenue for May both above and below estimates

Pennsylvania’s revenue for General Fund and Motor License Fund in May represented a roller-coaster of totals above and below estimates.

Jun 2, 2023

PA Lt. Gov. highlights Shapiro Administration’s investments in workforce in Tec Centro visit

Investments in workforce development, technical training, and apprenticeships highlighted Lt. Gov. Austin Davis’s visit to Tec Centro.

Jun 2, 2023

Area banks respond to Federal Reserve Survey on lending practices

Tighter standards and weaker demand for commercial and industrial loans highlighted the Senior Loan Officer Opinion Survey on Bank Lending Practices.

May 30, 2023

PA House passes bill for state-run retirement plan

The Keystone State is moving closer toward a state-run retirement plan.

May 26, 2023

Small, disadvantaged businesses to gain access to increased federal contracting

A new initiative to increase federal contracting with small, disadvantaged businesses was announced by the Biden-Harris Administration. 

May 25, 2023

Future path of PA energy debated in state Supreme Court

Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court heard arguments on both sides of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) that will determine entry into the multi-state initiative.

May 24, 2023

Montgomery County Rep. sponsors bill to aid family-owned bars, taverns, restaurants

Proponents of a House Bill leaving committee hope it might serve as the solution to rising costs for Pennsylvania's restaurants and bars.

May 23, 2023

PA Supreme Court to hear RGGI appeal

Later today, Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court will hear the appeal of the injunction stopping the Department of Environmental Protection’s Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) Regulation. 

May 22, 2023

PennDOT announces Cargo Growth Incentive Program fund extension

The Pennsylvania Intermodal Cargo Growth Incentive Program is being extended, PennDOT announced.

May 12, 2023

Berks Alliance: Collaboration is key to strengthening communities

Anchor institutions can provide communities with solutions to economic and social problems when they work together with government and business leaders.