#GoodJobs4PA to #GrowPA

Recently, House leadership launched a bipartisan legislative package #GoodJobs4PA aimed at improving workforce development in Pennsylvania by realigning our education, vocational and labor systems and improving career and technical educational opportunities in the Commonwealth.

We’ve identified some workforce bills in the #GoodJobs4PA package that we think will help grow our state.

Bills to Watch

House Bill 522: Career and Technical Education Investment Incentive Program | Rep. Tobash

Status: Passed the House

The bill would establish a Career and Technical Education Investment Incentive Program which would provide tax credits to businesses that contribute to career and technical education scholarships or […]

March 25th, 2019|Categories: Grow PA|0 Comments

A coworking space wants to rejuvenate this small Rust Belt city

This article was originally published as part of the Grow PA solutions journalism project, published by Technical.ly and underwritten in part by The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia.

Foundry CoWork, a fledgling coworking space in Meadville, Pa., wants to fight industry flight by becoming a hub for ragtag entrepreneurs and community organizers.

Meadville, Pa., is a small city of under 13,000 nestled in the northwestern part of the state. Throughout most of the 20th century, it was known for being the home of manufacturers such as Talon Zipper, rayon factoryAmerican Viscose Corporation and tool company Channellock — earning the moniker Tool City, USA.

However, […]

February 12th, 2018|Categories: Grow PA, State|0 Comments