Weekly Update: Responding to the Train Derailment, Promoting New Jobs in PA, Encouraging Economic and Community Development

By: The Office of Governor Tom Wolf

August 04, 2017

On Wednesday morning, a train derailment occurred in Hyndman, Bedford County. Governor Wolf traveled to Hyndman to meet with first responders and area residents affected by the derailment. On Thursday, Governor Wolf responded to the derailment while state agencies and local responders continued to monitor the situation.

Governor Wolf continued his ‘Jobs That Pay’ tour this week with stops across the Commonwealth. On Monday, the governor was in Pittsburgh to visit Cook MyoSite, a leader in regenerative medicine. Governor Wolf traveled to the University Science Center in Philadelphia on Wednesday to host a roundtable discussion on the importance of expanding and bringing new jobs to Pennsylvania. The governor also announced that new jobs will be coming to Lackawanna County with the relocation and expansion of Socafe.

On Friday, Governor Wolf participated in a walking tour in Scranton that highlighted the community revitalization project of the local United Neighborhood Center.

Governor Wolf’s Week – June 30 – August 5, 2017

Monday, 7/31/17
Tuesday, 8/1/17
Wednesday, 8/2/17
Thursday, 8/3/17
Friday, 8/4/17

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