Governor Wolf joined approximately 500 Soldiers with the Pennsylvania National Guard’s 28th Infantry Division Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion (HHBN) as they were honored in a ceremony at the Zembo Shrine in Harrisburg as they prepare to depart for a deployment to the Middle East in support of Operation Spartan Shield (OSS).
Weekly Update: Fighting the Heroin and Opioid Epidemic, Expanding Services to People with Disabilities, and Supporting New Businesses and Job CreationJanuary 12, 2018
This week, Governor Wolf signed a Statewide Disaster Declaration to combat the heroin and opioid epidemic, announced services for 1,000 more individuals with an Intellectual Disability or autism, and supported new jobs throughout Pennsylvania.
Governor Wolf announced the approval of $1 million in funding to help transform a historic and underutilized downtown Scranton building into a vibrant, valuable office that will help revitalize the downtown and bring workers into the city.
Local governments, school districts and others will cut their electricity costs by $1.8 million over the next four years, thanks to COSTARS, a state purchasing program that allows members to purchase materials at discounted prices.
Governor Wolf Announces Silgan Containers Expanding into Pennsylvania and Creating New Manufacturing Jobs in the Lehigh ValleyJanuary 12, 2018
Governor Wolf announced that Silgan Containers, LLC, a manufacturer of steel and aluminum containers for human and pet food, will expand their operations into Pennsylvania and create 29 new manufacturing jobs in Upper Macungie Township, Lehigh County.