Governor Wolf Pushes ‘Strongest Workforce in the Nation’ Plans

Philadelphia, PA – Governor Tom Wolf joined the opening celebration today of the Johnson Controls Inc. (JCI) Commercial HVAC Pathways Vocational Lab. The North Philadelphia facility in the Energy Coordinating Agency’s (ECA) Knight Green Jobs Training Center will prepare high school students, reentrants and underemployed workers for good heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR)…

Philadelphia Mayor, City Council, Superintendent Agree Restore Pennsylvania Will Boost Urban Renewal

Harrisburg, PA – The School District of Philadelphia, Philadelphia City Council and Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney have voiced their support of Gov. Tom Wolf’s aggressive infrastructure plan, Restore Pennsylvania. “Philadelphia is a historic city that has seen tremendous growth in recent years, but our lack of investment in infrastructure is holding back potential further development,”…

Governor Wolf: New Funding Will Help Break Barriers for Employment in Philadelphia

Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of new funding for Community College of Philadelphia to support the Pathways to Advanced Manufacturing job training program. The program will prepare participants for entry-level employment in advanced manufacturing through classroom and technical skills instruction. The grant will come from Governor Wolf’s Manufacturing PA initiative.…

Governor Wolf Announces Scholarship Funding for High School Graduates in Southwest Pennsylvania

Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of $100,000 in funding for Pittsburgh Promise, which funds post-secondary scholarships for students in western Pennsylvania. “Education is the cornerstone of workforce development and, in turn, the health of the economy,” Governor Wolf said. “This grant will assist the Pittsburgh Promise in its mission to…