CPBJ - Government http://www.cpbj.com/section/government Government News Government en-us Copyright 2014 Central Penn Business Journal Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:48:12 EST Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:48:12 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140917/CPBJ01/140919752&source=RSS Glatfelter receiving 8M in state funds to convert boilers to natural gas Glatfelter paper company is receiving 8 million in state grants to help convert its boilers from coal to natural gas. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:05:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140917/CPBJ01/140919752&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140917/CPBJ01/140919753&source=RSS Table game revenue nearly flat at Hollywood Casino in August Table game revenue rose 4. 6 percent at the 12 Pennsylvania casinos in August, though revenue continued to slide at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:49:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140917/CPBJ01/140919753&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140917/CPBJ01/140919757&source=RSS Rep. Kim's bill would help Harrisburg with CRIZ application The House Urban Affairs Committee on Monday passed a bill that would remove the prohibition preventing Harrisburg from applying for the City Revitalization and Improvement Zone program. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:28:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140917/CPBJ01/140919757&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140916/CPBJ01/140919785&source=RSS CMS ACOs saved Medicare 372M Accountable Care Organizations have improved patient care and saved Medicare 372 million, the Centers for Medicare Medicaid Services said today. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:31:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140916/CPBJ01/140919785&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140916/CPBJ01/140919789&source=RSS Harrisburg, PinnacleHealth, PHFA partnering on homeownership incentives To boost homeownership in Harrisburg, the city and PinnacleHealth System will announce two housing incentive programs this afternoon. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:04:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140916/CPBJ01/140919789&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140916/CPBJ01/140919790&source=RSS Chicken farm gets 509,000 tax-free loan through YCIDA A Lancaster County couple will receive a 509,000 tax-free loan from the York County Industrial Development Authority as part of a 1. 51 million project to build an organic-certified chicken farm near Brogue, York County. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:01:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140916/CPBJ01/140919790&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140916/CPBJ01/140919794&source=RSS Midstate companies get grants for alternative fuel projects Several midstate companies were awarded hundreds of thousands in state alternative-fuel-incentive grants. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:10:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140916/CPBJ01/140919794&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140916/CPBJ01/140919800&source=RSS State grant for connector road to boost businesses, new Marriott, in Shippensburg The Shippensburg University Foundation will receive a 590,626 state grant to complete a connector road that officials say will improve access to local businesses and ease traffic congestion. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:29:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140916/CPBJ01/140919800&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140912/CPBJ01/309119998&source=RSS 'Last gasp' on pension reform With just four limited session weeks before the gubernatorial election, pension reform will be the top discussion item for the Republican majority when state lawmakers reconvene Monday. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:00:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140912/CPBJ01/309119998&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140915/CPBJ01/140919814&source=RSS Separate PUC rulings impact UGI, Columbia Gas, PPL The state Public Utility Commission approved three separate items that have effects on companies that do business in Central Pennsylvania. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:48:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140915/CPBJ01/140919814&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140915/CPBJ01/140919816&source=RSS Corbett administration's Healthy PA program under review for 48M price tag Auditor General Eugene DePasquale has sent a letter to Gov. Tom Corbett requesting details on the 48 million spent by the commonwealth to prepare for Healthy PA, the administration's Medicaid expansion alternative plan. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:30:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140915/CPBJ01/140919816&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140915/BLOGEXTRA/140919840&source=RSS Time to prioritize, legislators Welcome back to Harrisburg, legislators. Hope you had a lovely extended time off. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:31:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140915/BLOGEXTRA/140919840&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140915/CPBJ01/140919849&source=RSS Fitch affirms Pa's 2.3 billion unemployment bonds at AA outlook stable Fitch Ratings affirmed the AA long-term rating on the Pennsylvania Economic Development Financing Authority's unemployment compensation revenue bonds series 2012A, 2012B, and 2012C. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 08:34:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140915/CPBJ01/140919849&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140912/CPBJ01/140919899&source=RSS Fulton Financial gets Fed cease and desist order it had been waiting for Fulton Financial Corp. knew it was coming, and this week, it came. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 08:58:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140912/CPBJ01/140919899&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140912/CPBJ01/140919874&source=RSS Lebanon County names tourism board The Lebanon County Board of Commissioners has approved an initial board of directors for the new Lebanon County tourism promotion agency. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 14:49:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140912/CPBJ01/140919874&source=RSS