CPBJ - Government http://www.cpbj.com/section/government Government News Government en-us Copyright 2015 Central Penn Business Journal Sat, 28 Mar 2015 18:20:16 EST Sat, 28 Mar 2015 18:20:16 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150327/CPBJ01/150329800&source=RSS Medical cannabis Birth of an industry in Pennsylvania? Tim Cullen, co-owner of two retail cannabis shops in Denver called Evergreen Apothecary and Colorado Harvest Co. , has seen tremendous growth in the legal marijuana trade. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 16:46:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150327/CPBJ01/150329800&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150327/CPBJ01/150329734&source=RSS Wolf administration announces workers' compensation insurance rate cut The Wolf administration today announced Pennsylvania businesses will see a significant cut in workers' compensation insurance rates while benefit levels for injured workers will be maintained. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:20:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150327/CPBJ01/150329734&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150327/CPBJ01/150329754&source=RSS Local defense lobbying group solicits consulting proposals for BRAC fight While talk of a new BRAC round heats up in Washington, D. C. , the Cumberland York Area Local Defense Group is hiring a consultant to prepare a study in defense of local military bases. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 08:17:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150327/CPBJ01/150329754&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150327/CPBJ01/150329791&source=RSS A few recommended methods for lowering your tax payments April 15 will be here before you know it. Have you done all you can to minimize your tax payments and maximize prudent financial planning? If you&#8217re not sure, there&#8217s still time to make a few smart choices before you file this year&#8217s tax return. Here are some tips. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 17:15:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150327/CPBJ01/150329791&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150327/CPBJ01/150329792&source=RSS We must not overlook a potentially dangerous economic reality deflation Conventional wisdom indicates a slowing global economy and increased production are the root causes behind the precipitous drop in oil prices since mid-2014. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 17:12:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150327/CPBJ01/150329792&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150327/CPBJ01/150329796&source=RSS Editorial House bill gets municipal pension reform right Four local Republicans are among 16 House legislators who have the right idea when it comes to municipal pension reform. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 17:01:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150327/CPBJ01/150329796&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150327/CPBJ01/303259992&source=RSS Awards Industries featured this week Construction, designations, government, law Wed, 25 Mar 2015 13:15:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150327/CPBJ01/303259992&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150327/CPBJ01/150329834&source=RSS Busy commercial areas in York to see road construction projects County and state officials announced a pair of construction projects this week to improve road infrastructure in a pair of busy commercial areas in York. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 10:01:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150327/CPBJ01/150329834&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150326/CPBJ01/150329775&source=RSS SBA officials visit women-owned businesses in Lancaster Officials from the U. S. Small Business Administration paid a visit Thursday morning to two women-owned businesses in Lancaster AE Audiology and Hearing Aid Center at 2160 Noll Drive, owned by Dr. Kamal Elliot, and Sophie Stargazer Boutique at 149 E. King St. , owned by Kristin Snyder. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 09:11:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150326/CPBJ01/150329775&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150325/CPBJ01/150329819&source=RSS Pennsylvania pursuing 'pay for success' model under Wolf Gov. Tom Wolf said today that Pennsylvania seeks feedback in developing its proposal for evidence-based, innovative pay for success PFS financing model. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 13:09:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150325/CPBJ01/150329819&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150325/CPBJ01/150329835&source=RSS Penn State president recommends tuition freeze, funding for economic development programs Penn State President Eric Barron told the state Senate and House appropriations committees Tuesday that he would recommend a tuition freeze for in-state students if the university receives the funding increase proposed by Gov. Tom Wolf. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 09:53:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150325/CPBJ01/150329835&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150320/CPBJ01/303199999&source=RSS Despite setbacks, Sunoco midstate pipeline plans remain strong It's been a rocky 2015 so far for Sunoco Logistics Partners LP, the energy company behind the Mariner East pipeline running through the midstate. Thu, 19 Mar 2015 12:00:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150320/CPBJ01/303199999&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150324/CPBJ01/150329870&source=RSS Harrisburg mayor to announce new parking incentives Harrisburg Mayor Eric Papenfuse will hold a news conference Wednesday to announce additional parking incentives to reduce weekend and lunchtime rates. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 14:13:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150324/CPBJ01/150329870&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150324/CPBJ01/150329891&source=RSS PAMED presenting white paper at state medical cannabis hearing The Pennsylvania Medical Society presented a white paper called Is marijuana medicine? today at a joint hearing of the state House Health and Judiciary Committees in Philadelphia. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 10:33:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150324/CPBJ01/150329891&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150324/CPBJ01/150329917&source=RSS Nominees made for state oil, gas committees The state Department of Environmental Protection made its final appointments this week to a pair of key oil and gas committees. Mon, 23 Mar 2015 14:27:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150324/CPBJ01/150329917&source=RSS