CPBJ - Government http://www.cpbj.com/section/government Government News Government en-us Copyright 2016 Central Penn Business Journal Sun, 14 Feb 2016 05:10:21 EST Sun, 14 Feb 2016 05:10:21 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20160212/CPBJ01/160219868&source=RSS Newsmakers Cargas Systems names new president Companies in the midstate have announced new hires and promotions in the following industries accounting, architecture and engineering, banking and finance, construction, consultants, employee. . . Fri, 12 Feb 2016 15:02:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20160212/CPBJ01/160219868&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20160212/CPBJ01/302119993&source=RSS Editorial Pa. could have say in wide-open presidential primary In a typical election year, Pennsylvanians look at the primary calendar and wonder whether their votes will make a difference when it comes to picking presidential candidates. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 11:30:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20160212/CPBJ01/302119993&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20160212/CPBJ01/302119995&source=RSS 'Running against Harrisburg' &#8220Compromise&#8221 is not a bad word in business. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 11:30:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20160212/CPBJ01/302119995&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20160211/CPBJ01/160219933&source=RSS Economist expects growth to continue despite volatile market Although volatility in the financial markets has raised concerns about another U. S. recession, Wells Fargo's global economist doesn't see a downturn in his forecast. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 10:20:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20160211/CPBJ01/160219933&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20160211/CPBJ01/160219945&source=RSS P.H. Glatfelter on winning side in anti-dumping ruling The U. S. International Trade Commission has ruled in favor of York-based P. H. Glatfelter Co. and other firms that claimed China was among several countries dumping copy and printer paper products onto the American market. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 08:14:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20160211/CPBJ01/160219945&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20160210/CPBJ01/160219983&source=RSS Pennsylvania impact unclear as Supreme Court halts Clean Power Plan The U. S. Supreme Court late Tuesday halted enforcement of the Obama administration's Clean Power Plan while legal challenges remain outstanding, a move that pleased opponents, including some in the coal industry. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 08:41:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20160210/CPBJ01/160219983&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20160209/CPBJ01/160209754&source=RSS 'You have to run with what you have' Even if you believe the status quo of no new state taxes is good for business, the lack of a final budget for 2015-16 &#8212 as negotiations begin on the next year's budget &#8212 creates uncertainty and impacts tax planning. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 15:01:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20160209/CPBJ01/160209754&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20160209/CPBJ01/160209766&source=RSS Wolf seeking higher taxes to close out current budget, drive 2016-17 spending plan Gov. Tom Wolf is not willing to give up on efforts to reach a final compromise and close out the months-long impasse over the state's current budget. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 12:17:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20160209/CPBJ01/160209766&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20160208/CPBJ01/160209799&source=RSS Pa. eHealth Partnership Authority could be folded into human services department The Pa. eHealth Partnership Authority would merge into the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services under Gov. Tom Wolf's proposed budget for the fiscal year starting this July. Mon, 08 Feb 2016 11:54:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20160208/CPBJ01/160209799&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20160208/CPBJ01/160209808&source=RSS Similar budget themes expected as political divide worsens With a growing number of moderate state lawmakers opting not to seek re-election this year &#8212 many citing the rise of bruising partisanship in Harrisburg as a reason &#8212 this may be the last best year for public-sector pension reform in Pennsylvania. Mon, 08 Feb 2016 10:55:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20160208/CPBJ01/160209808&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20160208/CPBJ01/160209821&source=RSS State loan program aims to help seniors, people with disabilities It's designed to &#8220help people to live full, independent lives on their own terms,&#8221 according to Gov. Tom Wolf. Fri, 05 Feb 2016 15:41:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20160208/CPBJ01/160209821&source=RSS