Weekly Update: Protecting Pennsylvania Voters, Promoting Job Creation and Small Business, Establishing Rare Disease Advisory Council
By: The Office of Governor Tom Wolf
July 07, 2017
Last week, Governor Wolf announced that he would deny the Trump administration’s request to receive personal information and voter data of Pennsylvania residents. This week, Governor Wolf released a statement expressing his continued concern of the purpose and intention of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity.
This week, Governor Wolf also announced two job creation and company expansion projects in Pennsylvania. On Wednesday, Governor Wolf announced that EY Intuitive would be expanding its facility in Philadelphia, a move that will create 65 jobs.
On Thursday, the governor made another jobs announcement with the expansion of the Tyson Foods distribution center in Schuylkill County. The expansion will create 114 new jobs.
Governor Wolf announced the approval of loans for four small business projects through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA).
On Friday, Governor Wolf signed HB 239 to establish a Rare Disease Advisory Council in Pennsylvania. The council will serve as the advisory body to the General Assembly and all other relevant state and private agencies that provide services to individuals with rare diseases.
Governor Wolf’s Week, July 2, 2017 – July 7, 2017
- Governor Wolf Announces New Approvals for Four Small Business Project
- Governor Wolf Announces Creation of 65 New Jobs Through Expansion of EY Intuitive Facility in Philadelphia
- Governor Wolf Announces Expansion of Tyson Foods Distribution Center, Creation of 114 New Jobs in Schuylkill County
- Governor Wolf Signs Bill to Establish Rare Disease Advisory Council
- Pennsylvania Governor Wolf Statement on White House Election “Integrity’ Commission
- Wolf Administration Receives Federal Grant for State Police Body-Worn Camera Pilot Program
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