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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
PA House passes bill for state-run retirement plan
The Keystone State is moving closer toward a state-run retirement plan.
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.
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.
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.
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.
PennDOT announces Cargo Growth Incentive Program fund extension
The Pennsylvania Intermodal Cargo Growth Incentive Program is being extended, PennDOT announced.
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.