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
- On ‘Jobs That Pay’ Tour, Governor Wolf Visits Cook Myosite
- Wolf Administration’s Insurance Commissioner in Letter to Federal Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price: Consumer Costs Will Increase if Stability Not Achieved Immediately
- Governor Wolf Hosts Roundtable Discussion on ‘Jobs That Pay’ Tour at University City Science Center
- UPDATE: Governor Wolf Arrives in Bedford County; Agencies Provide Further Information on Derailment
- Wolf Administration Provides Update on Bedford County Train Derailment
- Governor Wolf Announces Socafe to Relocate to Pennsylvania and Create 130 New Jobs in Lackawanna County
Highlights from Twitter
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