At an event at Temple University in Philadelphia, the Department of Education announced 39 postsecondary institutions across the state will receive more than $950,000 in It’s On Us PA grants.
Wolf Administration cabinet officials were joined by more than 100 attendees, including community members and college students for a Cabinet in Your Community event at Bloomsburg University.
Governor Wolf announced that 13 Pennsylvania counties’ veterans’ affairs offices will receive $150,000 in grants and 18 charitable or veteran service organizations will receive $650,000 in grants from the Veterans’ Trust Fund (VTF), which is administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA).
Governor Wolf introduced his “Citizens First” ethics reform plan that includes a gift ban for public officials, ‘no budget, no pay’ legislation, public official expense reform, and steps to curb the influence of special interests in Harrisburg.
Weekly Update: Revitalizing Infrastructure, Expanding Pennsylvania’s Workforce, and Enhancing Learning in SchoolsMarch 12, 2018
Last week, Governor Wolf announced around 146 anticipated highway and bridge projects, outlined plans for a new workforce development initiative to connect residents to jobs, and awarded $1.2 million in grants for the expansion of skills training at vocational centers and schools in 38 districts.