Governor Wolf to Send-Off Pennsylvania National Guard Troops Headed to Texas
Governor Wolf will be at Harrisburg International Airport to send-off Pennsylvania National Guard troops as they depart for Texas to assist with Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. Approximately 200 additional troops are headed to Texas via both air and a ground convoy.
Governor Wolf Tours SAP America, Inc.
Governor Wolf will tour SAP America, Inc. and address employees at SAP’s ‘All Hands’ staff meeting.
SAP America, Inc. is a global business software developer. SAP has committed to creating 392 new, full-time jobs statewide over the next three years – 242 jobs at the company’s Pittsburgh location and 150 jobs at its U.S. headquarters in Newtown Township, Delaware County.
Governor Wolf Tours Power Home Remodeling Headquarters
Governor Wolf will be in Chester to tour Power Home Remodeling’s new corporate headquarters. Governor Wolf will be accompanied by Power’s co-CEO Asher Raphael on the tour of the 105,000-square foot facility.
Founded in 1992, Power Home Remodeling has been committed to Pennsylvania and the City of Chester. Since 2008, the company has grown to expand from one to 14 territories, but decided to place its corporate headquarters in the City of Chester in 2012. In the last three years, Power Home Remodeling has added more than 150 jobs in Pennsylvania.
Governor Wolf To Discuss New Animal Cruelty Laws Before Effective Date
Governor Wolf will be at the Humane Society of Harrisburg to discuss Act 10 of 2017. Act 10, which strengthens Pennsylvania’s animal cruelty laws, goes into effect on August 28, 2017.
Governor Wolf signed the package of bills, which includes Libre’s Law, earlier this summer. The five key components of the legislation are improved tethering stipulations and conditions for outside dogs, added protections for horses, increased penalties for animal abuse, ensuring convicted animal abusers forfeit abused animals to a shelter, and civil immunity for veterinarians and veterinary technicians.