On April 29, Grow PA launched its 2019-2020 Legislative Priorities agenda, a roadmap for legislators aimed at advancing the most critical components of economic growth to better Pennsylvania’s jobs, population, and economy.
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 […]
On February 4th, advocates from across the Commonwealth gathered at the Capitol to brief lawmakers on Grow PA’s legislative priorities.
Ciarrocchi shares why Pennsylvania businesses shouldn't breathe a sigh of relief due to the state’s smaller deficit this year — rather, they should be concerned.
Fiorentino shares tips for the business community on how to work with higher education organizations to prepare students and citizenry for 21st century jobs.
The recently launched Grow PA newsletter provides statewide updates on economic growth throughout the Commonwealth.
Chris Franklin (President and Chief Executive Officer, Aqua America) describes how different industries in Pennsylvania can work together to encourage economic growth statewide.
The initiative that aims to define a modern economic growth agenda for Pennsylvania will plan multiple gatherings and opportunities to grow the Commonwealth throughout fiscal year 2018-2019.
Davenport elaborates on the ways health care organizations can cross-pollinate with other industries to further bolster job growth in PA.
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.