Grow PA Supports HB 796 to Connect Local Schools and Businesses

On June 14, 2019, Rob Wonderling, President and CEO, The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia, writes a letter urging the Members of the House Education Committee to support HB 796. This bi-partisan bill encourages partnerships between businesses and local schools, which will lead students to sustainable career paths and ultimately strengthen the future’s workforce.


Dear Chairmen Sonney and Roebuck, and Members of the House Education Committee:

I write today to offer our support for HB 796 introduced by Representatives Jared Solomon, Aaron Bernstine, and Kate Klunk and scheduled to appear before your Committee on June 17th.

This bi-partisan bill gets right […]

The Chamber supports HB 1103 to expand the Pipeline Investment Program (PIPE)

Rob Wonderling, President and CEO, the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia, submitted the following letter urging the Southeastern Pennsylvania State House Delegation to support HB 1103, legislation that would expand Pennsylvania’s Pipeline Investment Program (PIPE).

#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