CPBJ - Government http://www.cpbj.com/section/government Government News Government en-us Copyright 2014 Central Penn Business Journal Sun, 21 Dec 2014 05:04:16 EST Sun, 21 Dec 2014 05:04:16 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20141219/CPBJ01/141219667&source=RSS Newsmakers Lobbying Business featured this week DeBrunner Associates Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:45:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20141219/CPBJ01/141219667&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20141219/CPBJ01/141219676&source=RSS Pipeline inspection, impact fee legislation floated Lawmakers are seeking co-sponsors to reintroduce two pieces of legislation involving pipelines in Pennsylvania. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:25:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20141219/CPBJ01/141219676&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20141219/CPBJ01/141219677&source=RSS Unemployment rate drops again in Pennsylvania The unemployment rate fell in Pennsylvania again in November, dropping three-tenths of a percentage point to 5. 1 percent. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:43:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20141219/CPBJ01/141219677&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20141219/CPBJ01/312199997&source=RSS Where is the child labor law line in a family business? Many business owners wanting to leave the business to their son or daughter believe having that child learn what happens at work is essential. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:15:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20141219/CPBJ01/312199997&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20141219/CPBJ01/141219684&source=RSS MSC Industrial Supply could expand Lebanon County operations MSC Industrial Supply Co. , a national distributor of industrial tools, is considering expanding its Lebanon County operations with a 10 million building project. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:30:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20141219/CPBJ01/141219684&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20141219/CPBJ01/141219700&source=RSS Carlisle readies brownfield application, approves 'official map' for redevelopment plan Carlisle officials are entering 2015 with momentum for the borough's Urban Redevelopment Plan, which focuses on three former manufacturing sites IACLear, Carlisle Tire and Wheel and Tyco Electronics. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 08:37:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20141219/CPBJ01/141219700&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20141219/CPBJ01/312189995&source=RSS Editorial Invest now for a brighter future There's no question that most of Pennsylvania's mid-size cities are struggling. Even as tax bases stagnate or decline as businesses and residents flee to the suburbs, the cost of maintaining services grows. Add on the crushing burden of pension obligations and the need to replace aging infrastructure, and you've got a gloomy picture, indeed. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:30:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20141219/CPBJ01/312189995&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20141219/CPBJ01/312189998&source=RSS Royal Square Development promotes social entrepreneurship What started out as a renovation company has become what Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer John McElligott calls a &#8220social entrepreneurship&#8221 company. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:30:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20141219/CPBJ01/312189998&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20141218/CPBJ01/141219720&source=RSS Closing date on Cedar Haven deal now Dec. 23 The closing date for the sale of Cedar Haven, the Lebanon County-owned nursing home, has been changed &#8212 again &#8212 and set this time for Tuesday. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:31:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20141218/CPBJ01/141219720&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20141217/CPBJ01/141219755&source=RSS WTC official normalized relations with Cuba means economic opportunities Normalized relations with Cuba will mean a free market of more than 11 million people, a Harrisburg trade official said today. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:17:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20141217/CPBJ01/141219755&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20141217/CPBJ01/141219761&source=RSS Census Government spending outpacing revenue Pa. not immune State and local government expenses in Pennsylvania grew by nearly 20 percent to 129. 3 billion between 2007 and 2012. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 10:10:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20141217/CPBJ01/141219761&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20141217/CPBJ01/141219779&source=RSS Department of State disciplines seven midstate professionals The Department of State took disciplinary actions against seven licensed or commissioned professionals and organizations in the midstate in November, Secretary of the Commonwealth Carol Aichele announced. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 15:38:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20141217/CPBJ01/141219779&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20141216/CPBJ01/141219790&source=RSS York city, police agreement saves 2.2 million, 33 officer jobs A 2. 2 million hole in York's budget has been plugged, thanks to concessions in a four-year contract negotiated between the mayor and the city's police union. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 13:20:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20141216/CPBJ01/141219790&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20141216/CPBJ01/141219963&source=RSS U.S. Department of Labor 4.5M in back wages coming to workers tied to gas industry More than 5,300 Pennsylvania and West Virginia oil and gas workers are getting nearly 4. 5 million in back wages thanks to an ongoing, multi-year effort by the U. S. Department of Labor. Wed, 10 Dec 2014 14:11:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20141216/CPBJ01/141219963&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20141215/CPBJ01/141219827&source=RSS Capital Region Water considers sale of 384 acres in northern Dauphin County Capital Region Water, the entity that governs Harrisburg's drinking water, wastewater and stormwater systems, could sell 384 acres of land surrounding the DeHart Reservoir in Rush Township. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 10:38:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20141215/CPBJ01/141219827&source=RSS