CPBJ - Government http://www.cpbj.com/section/government Government News Government en-us Copyright 2015 Central Penn Business Journal Sun, 30 Aug 2015 22:40:58 EST Sun, 30 Aug 2015 22:40:58 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150827/CPBJ01/150829765&source=RSS Bollman Hat to add 41 formerly outsourced jobs A reshoring effort will bring 41 manufacturing jobs to Lancaster County as Bollman Hat Co. plans to move manufacturing of the Kangol product line from China to its Adamstown plant. Thu, 27 Aug 2015 10:01:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150827/CPBJ01/150829765&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150827/CPBJ01/150829769&source=RSS Pa. budget impasse continues Who do voters blame more? Gov. Tom Wolf and the Republican-controlled legislature have yet to reach an agreement on a 2015-16 state budget. Thu, 27 Aug 2015 09:07:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150827/CPBJ01/150829769&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150825/CPBJ01/150829865&source=RSS PennDOT deputy highlights regional transit projects at briefing Toby Fauver, the state Department of Transportation's deputy secretary for multimodal transportation, updated business leaders on projects at the Harrisburg and Middletown train stations while speaking today at the Harrisburg Regional Chamber and Capital Region Economic Development Corp. 's annual transportation briefing. Tue, 25 Aug 2015 10:12:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150825/CPBJ01/150829865&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150821/CPBJ01/150829949&source=RSS Jobs report Unemployment remains at 5.4 percent The unemployment rate for July in Pennsylvania remained level from June, lingering at 5. 4 percent, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry. Fri, 21 Aug 2015 10:35:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150821/CPBJ01/150829949&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150821/CPBJ01/150829968&source=RSS Transportation briefing to include update on midstate projects The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation's deputy secretary of multimodal transportation, Toby Fauver, will give the keynote speech Tuesday morning during the Harrisburg Regional Chamber CREDC's annual transportation briefing. Thu, 20 Aug 2015 17:17:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150821/CPBJ01/150829968&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150821/CPBJ01/150829976&source=RSS In brief Union leader named chairman of SERS board David Fillman, executive director of Council 13 of the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, was appointed last week by Gov. Tom Wolf to chair the board of the State Employees' Retirement System, or SERS. Thu, 20 Aug 2015 14:37:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150821/CPBJ01/150829976&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150820/CPBJ01/150829971&source=RSS Cedar Haven sale money to bump up Lebanon County's pension fund Lebanon County's road back to financial respectability took another step Thursday when its county commissioners approved a one-time, 10 million payment to the county's pension fund. Thu, 20 Aug 2015 15:14:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150820/CPBJ01/150829971&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150820/CPBJ01/150829985&source=RSS PA leaders in agriculture warn of aging workforce, initiate training The agriculture industry is focused on training and discussion to ensure the business thrives in Pennsylvania. Thu, 20 Aug 2015 09:07:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150820/CPBJ01/150829985&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150820/CPBJ01/150829991&source=RSS Wolf wants budget to reimburse schools, nonprofits for interest during impasse Gov. Tom Wolf said Wednesday he supports the idea of reimbursing school districts and some nonprofits for interest on loans that were necessary for them to continue operating while the state budget is delayed. Thu, 20 Aug 2015 08:32:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150820/CPBJ01/150829991&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150814/CPBJ01/308139998&source=RSS After Reed charges, Harrisburg officials address debt, reserve policies Nearly five years ago, former Harrisburg Mayor Linda Thompson filed to shield the state capital under the commonwealth's Act 47 program for financially distressed municipalities. Thu, 13 Aug 2015 09:30:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150814/CPBJ01/308139998&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150820/CPBJ01/150819670&source=RSS Second Dauphin County Land Bank project gets underway The Dauphin County Land Bank Authority has begun its second project in Susquehanna Township. Wed, 19 Aug 2015 16:10:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150820/CPBJ01/150819670&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150819/CPBJ01/150819673&source=RSS Fitch says PASSHE stable, calls budget impasse 'offsetting factor' Fitch Ratings on Monday assigned an AA- rating to the Pennsylvania Higher Educational Facilities Authority's approximately 110 million series AR bonds to be issued on behalf of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. Wed, 19 Aug 2015 14:40:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150819/CPBJ01/150819673&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150818/CPBJ01/150819712&source=RSS Budget delay means service cutbacks, state organizations say Noting that vulnerable Pennsylvanians are already starting to see service cutbacks due to the budget impasse in Harrisburg, eight statewide organizations called on Gov. Tom Wolf and the legislature Monday to enact stopgap measures to resolve a looming funding crisis. Tue, 18 Aug 2015 12:49:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150818/CPBJ01/150819712&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150818/CPBJ01/150819713&source=RSS Table games revenue 26 percent up at Hollywood Casino Table games revenue at the Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course in Grantville reached 3 million in July, a 26 percent increase over July 2014, according to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board. Tue, 18 Aug 2015 11:56:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150818/CPBJ01/150819713&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150817/CPBJ01/150819764&source=RSS Ag chief lauds impact of farmers markets, warns of worker shortage Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding praised the economic impact of Pennsylvania's more than 1,000 farmers markets, but warned of a worker shortage in agriculture at last week's opening of the Adams County Farm Fresh Market's new location outside the Gettysburg Heritage Center. Sun, 16 Aug 2015 11:46:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150817/CPBJ01/150819764&source=RSS