Aug 3, 2023

Shapiro signs into law bipartisan budget, ending long impasse

Citing a “commonsense budget,” Gov. Josh Shapiro signed into law Thursday afternoon a bipartisan budget for the 2023-24 fiscal year.

Aug 2, 2023

New PIDA loan approved to spur business growth in Bucks County

A low-interest loan to support business expansion in Bucks County has been approved through the Shapiro Administration.

Aug 2, 2023

Pa. collects nearly $3 billion in first month of new fiscal year

Nearly $3 billion in General Fund revenue was collected by Pennsylvania in July.

Aug 1, 2023

Creative small businesses in Pa. gain expanded access to increased funding

The Shapiro Administration announced expanded access and increased funds for Pennsylvania’s creative small businesses. 

Jul 31, 2023

Lehigh Valley hospital claims top ranking in Pa.

Bethlehem-based St. Luke’s Hospital is rated No. 1 in Pennsylvania for social responsibility.

Jul 31, 2023

Shapiro executive order creates new workforce training program

Pennsylvania is expected to benefit from a new workforce training program designed to grow the state’s economy by expanding its workforce, creating job opportunities, and accelerating infrastructure projects.

Jul 28, 2023

Key roads in Northampton County opened by PennDOT

Northampton County roads previously closed due to flooding have reopened weeks ahead of schedule.

Jul 28, 2023

Citing business experiences, several Pa. legislators refuse pay amid budget impasse

Members of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives have asked their pay be withheld for July amid the state budget impasse.

Jul 27, 2023

Lehigh Rep. Mackenzie appointed to House committee

Rep. Milou Mackenzie (R-Lehigh/Montgomery/Northampton) has been appointed to serve on the House Housing and Community Development Committee.

Jul 26, 2023

Veterans, service members translating military experience to civilian jobs

Veterans and service members are receiving help in translating their military experience into civilian career opportunities through the Department of State.

Jul 25, 2023

Carbon County project receives funding from Shapiro Administration

A Carbon County project is among the eight new projects receiving more than $3 million in funding through the Commonwealth Financing Authority.

Jul 24, 2023

Pa.’s small businesses benefitting from reduced certification time

The Department of General Services has reduced by 33% the time it takes the Bureau of Diversity, Inclusion and Small Business Opportunities to certify a small business.