CPBJ - Government http://www.cpbj.com/section/government Government News Government en-us Copyright 2014 Central Penn Business Journal Fri, 25 Jul 2014 07:17:36 EST Fri, 25 Jul 2014 07:17:36 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140725/CPBJ01/140729907&source=RSS In brief Fulton Financial's banks to comply with federal consent order Lancaster-based Fulton Financial Corp. announced three of its banking subsidiaries will comply with a federal order to improve its compliance with the Bank Secrecy Act and anti-money-laundering compliance programs. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:54:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140725/CPBJ01/140729907&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140725/CPBJ01/307239993&source=RSS Editorial Harrisburg officials achieving a quiet revolution If a revolution can be said to be orderly, then a quiet, well-planned revolution has been happening in the City of Harrisburg. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:45:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140725/CPBJ01/307239993&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140725/CPBJ01/307239999&source=RSS Harrisburg officials act on incremental steps to accelerate battle against blight The stage is set &#8212 well, almost &#8212 for economic development to take off in Harrisburg. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:45:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140725/CPBJ01/307239999&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140724/CPBJ01/140729849&source=RSS Pa. gives Urban Outfitters 3M grant for solar array Pa. is giving Urban Outfitters Inc. a 3 million Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant to install a 3 megawatt solar array on the roof of its new direct-to-consumer fulfillment center in Salisbury Township, Lancaster County. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:28:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140724/CPBJ01/140729849&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140724/CPBJ01/140729870&source=RSS Corporate net income tax collection down for Q2, up for year to date Corporate net income tax collections in Pennsylvania missed the mark by 80 million in the second quarter, according to a report from the state Independent Fiscal Office. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 09:29:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140724/CPBJ01/140729870&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140724/CPBJ01/140729878&source=RSS HHS 11 insurers owe Pennsylvanians medical loss ratio refunds Eleven health insurers owe 90,485 Pennsylvanians refunds totaling 5,198,874 as a result of Obamacare's medical loss ratio rule, the U. S. Department of Health Human Services announced today. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 08:44:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140724/CPBJ01/140729878&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140724/CPBJ01/140729882&source=RSS Coakley's Restaurant closed by bankruptcy court order Coakley's Restaurant and Irish Pub, a popular New Cumberland site, has been closed by order of the Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 08:24:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140724/CPBJ01/140729882&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140724/CPBJ01/140729903&source=RSS Executive order bans LGBT discrimination by federal contractors President Obama has signed an executive order prohibiting employment discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people by federal contractors. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:30:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140724/CPBJ01/140729903&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140723/CPBJ01/140729912&source=RSS Transportation secretary Speed limit hike will boost commerce Raising the speed limit to 70 mph on Pennsylvania's interstates will give business a boost, state officials said today. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:03:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140723/CPBJ01/140729912&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140723/CPBJ01/140729926&source=RSS Auditor general, DEP spar over natural-gas audit findings While a state auditor general report states that the Department of Environmental Protection was not ready for the fracking boom and is still understaffed, the department notes the report found no instances where DEP failed to protect public health, safety or the environment with respect to unconventional gas-drilling activities. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:02:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140723/CPBJ01/140729926&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140722/CPBJ01/140729952&source=RSS 2-1 appellate court ruling strikes down subsidies in federal Obamacare marketplaces A federal appellate court this morning issued a 2-1 ruling striking down subsidies in Obamacare marketplaces that are run by the federal government, as Pennsylvania's is. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:22:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140722/CPBJ01/140729952&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140721/CPBJ01/140729976&source=RSS Moody's downgrades Pa. bond rating, cites pension crisis Moody's Investors Service cited Pennsylvania's pension crisis as a key reason for downgrading the commonwealth's general obligation rating to Aa3 from Aa2. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:05:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140721/CPBJ01/140729976&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140721/BLOGEXTRA/140729982&source=RSS A round of applause for Eugene DePasquale It was a typical government news release on a typical day earlier this month, and I almost overlooked it. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:44:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140721/BLOGEXTRA/140729982&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140718/CPBJ01/140719713&source=RSS Newsmakers Government Business featured this week Pennsylvania Humanities Council Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:11:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140718/CPBJ01/140719713&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140718/CPBJ01/140719724&source=RSS Gov. Corbett's pension reform tour stops in Derry Township With a little more than two weeks left before the state House returns to session, Gov. Tom Corbett continues to tour the commonwealth in hopes of convincing lawmakers to pass public-sector pension reform. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 11:59:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140718/CPBJ01/140719724&source=RSS