CPBJ - Government http://www.cpbj.com/section/government Government News Government en-us Copyright 2015 Central Penn Business Journal Mon, 04 May 2015 09:03:27 EST Mon, 04 May 2015 09:03:27 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150501/CPBJ01/305019995&source=RSS Tapestry Technologies garners DOD contracts through niche products Tired of feeling like only a number while working for a large corporate technology firm, Jacquie Sipes, Jim Govekar and Cindy Whitmer decided in 2005 to take a leap into the world of small business. Fri, 01 May 2015 08:00:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150501/CPBJ01/305019995&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150501/CPBJ01/150509952&source=RSS Newsmakers Lobbying Business featured this week Ceisler Media and Issue Advocacy Sun, 03 May 2015 09:36:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150501/CPBJ01/150509952&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150501/CPBJ01/150509972&source=RSS WellSpan to donate 1.2 million to York over two years WellSpan Health is providing 1. 2 million over the next two years in money and in-kind services to the City of York, spokesman Brett Marcy said. Fri, 01 May 2015 14:14:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150501/CPBJ01/150509972&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150501/CPBJ01/305019988&source=RSS A Conversation with Robin Burtner Robin Burtner has been with the Shippensburg University SBDC since its founding. In 2014, she was named the Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers State Star of the Year. Fri, 01 May 2015 12:30:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150501/CPBJ01/305019988&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150501/CPBJ01/305019989&source=RSS Kutztown SBDC, SEDA-COG assistance programs serve Central Pennsylvania region Pennsylvania is one of the most highly compensated states when it comes to federal government spending. Fri, 01 May 2015 12:30:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150501/CPBJ01/305019989&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150501/CPBJ01/150509975&source=RSS In brief Census State government tax revenue up Tax revenue collected by state governments across the U. S. increased 2. 2 percent last year, the fourth consecutive increase, according to the U. S. Census Bureau. Fri, 01 May 2015 12:09:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150501/CPBJ01/150509975&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150501/CPBJ01/150509977&source=RSS In brief CAEDC to award tourism matching grants Cumberland Area Economic Development Corp. plans to award up to 100,000 in tourism grants this year. The money comes from Cumberland County's lodging tax. Fri, 01 May 2015 12:04:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150501/CPBJ01/150509977&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150501/CPBJ01/150509979&source=RSS Wolf outlines state-based marketplace as 'contingency' to protect Pennsylvanians Gov. Tom Wolf announced Friday that he intends to implement a state-based marketplace if the U. S. Supreme Court rules that people in states where the federal government runs their health insurance marketplaces are not eligible for subsidies. Fri, 01 May 2015 11:20:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150501/CPBJ01/150509979&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150501/CPBJ01/150509991&source=RSS SU professors to study Letterkenny's economic impact As Congress debates another round of military base closures, two Shippensburg University professors plan a regional economic impact study of Letterkenny Army Depot. Fri, 01 May 2015 08:25:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150501/CPBJ01/150509991&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150501/CPBJ01/305019991&source=RSS Letter PA National Guard seeks support to restore 1965 exemption For 47 years, from 1965 to 2012, a grateful Pennsylvania honored its military members by exempting active-duty military pay from local income taxes. In 2012, despite Pennsylvania's soldiers, airmen, sailors and Marines serving our military around the world and 91 percent of the Pennsylvania Guard serving away from family, work and homes on. . . Fri, 01 May 2015 08:00:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150501/CPBJ01/305019991&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150424/CPBJ01/304239996&source=RSS Pa. budget talks Framework for negotiations in progress Republicans are still waiting for the governor who &#8220wanted to work with everybody&#8221 at his inaugural address in January, said House Republican spokesman Stephen Miskin. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 14:45:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150424/CPBJ01/304239996&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150430/CPBJ01/150429751&source=RSS Medicaid expansion changes underway in Pa. More than 121,000 Pennsylvanians have been moved from the Healthy PA system to HealthChoices, the state's new Medicaid expansion plan, the Wolf administration announced Monday. Tue, 28 Apr 2015 08:33:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150430/CPBJ01/150429751&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150429/CPBJ01/150429693&source=RSS South Middleton vote expected Thursday on warehouse plan The South Middleton Township supervisors are expected to re-vote on a warehouse plan Thursday after a boundary line dispute changed the plan's location. Wed, 29 Apr 2015 13:32:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150429/CPBJ01/150429693&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150429/CPBJ01/150429696&source=RSS Phoenix Contact wins Environmental Excellence award for CCHP system Phoenix Contact's U. S. headquarters in Lower Swatara Township was named one of 15 winners of the 2015 Governor's Award for Environmental Excellence for its combined cooling, heating and power system. Wed, 29 Apr 2015 11:32:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150429/CPBJ01/150429696&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150429/CPBJ01/150429703&source=RSS Penn National nearing 10 million in backstretch improvements Penn National Race Course in Dauphin County has made about 9. 1 million in &#8220backstretch&#8221 improvements at its horse racing track since 2007, according to a new report from the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board. Wed, 29 Apr 2015 10:11:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150429/CPBJ01/150429703&source=RSS