Governor Wolf will join legislators, local officials and workers to highlight the first-of-its-kind $30 million investment in Pennsylvania workers through PAsmart. The innovative program includes a $7 million increase in apprenticeships to create a talented and skilled workforce for good, middle class jobs that will strengthen our economy.
Governor Wolf will make a $22 million deposit into Pennsylvania’s Rainy Day Fund. It will be the first meaningful deposit in nearly a decade. Governor Wolf will be joined by Pennsylvania State Treasurer Joe Torsella.
Governor Wolf to Sign Executive Order to Improve Job, Skills Training to Formally Launch PAsmart Initiative at HACC York Campus
Governor Wolf will join labor, business and tech sector leaders to formally launch PAsmart, a new $30 million program to improve STEM and computer science education and other jobs training opportunities. The governor will sign an executive order to cut red tape among workforce development programs across state government.
Governor Wolf will be joined by Rick Bloomingdale, President of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO, and Gene Barr, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Pennsylvania Chamber, both of whom served on Governor Wolf’s Middle Class Task Force that focused heavily on the need to expand workforce development.
Governor Tom Wolf will be joined by Libre, the Humane Society of the United States, legislative members, and animal advocates, to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the signing of Act 10 of 2017, which strengthened Pennsylvania’s animal cruelty laws.
Governor Tom Wolf will sign HB 1419, known as Clean Slate, into law, which will make it easier for those who have interacted with the justice system to reduce the stigma they face when looking for employment and housing. He will be joined by members of the General Assembly, who passed the bill with overwhelming bi-partisan support, and members of stakeholder and advocacy groups who worked to get the bill passed for two years.