CPBJ - Government http://www.cpbj.com/section/government Government News Government en-us Copyright 2015 Central Penn Business Journal Fri, 29 May 2015 20:28:26 EST Fri, 29 May 2015 20:28:26 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150529/CPBJ01/150529739&source=RSS Newsmakers Government Business featured this week York City School District Fri, 29 May 2015 13:49:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150529/CPBJ01/150529739&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150529/CPBJ01/305299991&source=RSS Awards Industries featured this week Associations, designations, education, health care, politics, tourism, other Fri, 29 May 2015 11:00:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150529/CPBJ01/305299991&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150529/CPBJ01/305299996&source=RSS 'Culinary tourism' appetite increases Hospitality Asset Management Co. knew it wanted to add a restaurant to the Comfort Suites after buying the hotel at 10 S. Hanover St. in downtown Carlisle in March 2014, but the company wanted more than just an ordinary hotel bar where guests could grab a bite to eat. Fri, 29 May 2015 11:00:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150529/CPBJ01/305299996&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150529/CPBJ01/150529751&source=RSS In brief Silver Spring Township among fastest-growing municipalities Commonwealth boroughs lost residents over the last four years while townships and cities grew slightly, according to the latest population estimates from the U. S. Census Bureau. Fri, 29 May 2015 10:41:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150529/CPBJ01/150529751&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150529/CPBJ01/150529753&source=RSS In brief State Supreme Court increases loan assistance for legal aid attorneys The Pennsylvania Supreme Court recently ramped up support for a program that helps pay back student debt taken out by attorneys who work for legal aid organizations. Fri, 29 May 2015 10:34:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150529/CPBJ01/150529753&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150529/CPBJ01/150529763&source=RSS HHS initiative establishes new model to help prevent heart disease Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced a broad initiative Thursday aimed at preventing one million heart attacks and strokes by 2017. Fri, 29 May 2015 09:41:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150529/CPBJ01/150529763&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150529/CPBJ01/150529764&source=RSS Lebanon commissioners form group to protect Fort Indiantown Gap Following a trend in many military communities, Lebanon County is forming a Local Defense Group to counter any base realignment and closure program activity targeting Fort Indiantown Gap. Fri, 29 May 2015 09:08:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150529/CPBJ01/150529764&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150529/CPBJ01/305289993&source=RSS Editorial A season for compromise For Gov. Tom Wolf, the last few months have been about promises &#8212 the promises he made on the campaign trail and in his budget proposal. Thu, 28 May 2015 14:15:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150529/CPBJ01/305289993&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150529/CPBJ01/305289995&source=RSS Agribusiness projects face opposition from neighbors Christian Herr, executive vice president of the PennAg Industries Association, isn't surprised when even minor agribusiness projects face stiff grassroots opposition. He's seen it too many times. Thu, 28 May 2015 14:15:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150529/CPBJ01/305289995&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150529/CPBJ01/305289996&source=RSS Townships look for boost in business from alcohol changes With nearly 20,000 residents each, Upper Allen and Windsor townships are not your typical dry municipalities, which tend to be small, sleepy towns. Thu, 28 May 2015 14:15:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150529/CPBJ01/305289996&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150529/CPBJ01/305289998&source=RSS Lawmakers talk possible concessions as budget negotiations loom Greater legislative compromise over the 2015-16 budget has been in the cards for state officials since November. Thu, 28 May 2015 14:15:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150529/CPBJ01/305289998&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150528/CPBJ01/150529783&source=RSS Sen. Casey seeks federal help to prevent bird flu in Lancaster County U. S. Sen. Bob Casey D-Pa. called for the Senate to provide &#8220appropriate&#8221 funding for bird flu diagnosis and prevention Thursday, citing risk to Lancaster County's booming egg-laying hen industry among the reasons for his concern. Thu, 28 May 2015 15:13:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150528/CPBJ01/150529783&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150528/CPBJ01/150529785&source=RSS Midstate businesses get nearly 1M in Small Business Advantage Grants Gov. Tom Wolf today announced that more than 30 businesses in the midstate will soon install energy-efficient or pollution-prevention projects with new state grant funds. Thu, 28 May 2015 13:34:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150528/CPBJ01/150529785&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150527/CPBJ01/150529815&source=RSS Hamilton Health Center agrees to 270K settlement of federal False Claims Act matter Hamilton Health Center Inc. of Harrisburg has agreed to pay 270,000 to settle allegations made under the federal False Claims Act. Wed, 27 May 2015 15:08:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150527/CPBJ01/150529815&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150527/CPBJ01/150529822&source=RSS Hanover Borough Council poised to permit sidewalk seating for restaurants The Hanover Borough Council is expected to vote Wednesday evening on an ordinance that would permit and regulate outdoor seating for restaurants on public sidewalks. Wed, 27 May 2015 10:36:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150527/CPBJ01/150529822&source=RSS