Governor Wolf Highlights Apprenticeships in Rural PA, Tours Appvion Spring Mill
Governor Wolf will tour Appvion Spring Mill and highlight the importance of manufacturing and apprenticeship programs in Pennsylvania.
Appvion has graduated 33 registered apprentices with the Department of Labor and Industry and currently has about 20 active apprentices in their program. The company develops the apprenticeships in partnership with the U.S. Steel Workers and uses the apprenticeships to address the challenge of hiring skilled workers in rural Blair County.
Governor Wolf Announces Advanced Manufacturing Efforts at Drexel University
Governor Wolf will join Drexel University faculty and state officials to announce that Drexel University will host Pennsylvania’s center for advanced textile manufacturing.
Advanced Functional Fabrics of America (AFFOA) is a new national manufacturing institute whose mission is to accelerate the growth of advanced fibers and fabrics manufacturing for defense and commercial markets. Drexel University is a founding partner of AFFOA.
Governor Wolf Celebrates Strengthening New Solar Energy Resource Development in Pennsylvania
Governor Wolf will host a ceremonial bill signing of House Bill 118, which will help promote the development of new solar energy resources in Pennsylvania, and strengthen the Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard (AEPS) by ensuring that the environmental and health benefits of solar are experienced in Pennsylvania.
Governor Wolf Discusses Growing the Economy, Workforce Development at the Scranton Chamber of Commerce
Governor Wolf will join the Scranton Chamber of Commerce to discuss supporting economic growth, job creation, and workforce development.
Governor Wolf to Discuss Administration Efforts to Fight Opioid Epidemic, Improve Health Care at Geisinger National Health Symposium
Governor Wolf will attend the Geisinger National Health symposium to discuss his administration’s efforts to fight the opioid and heroin epidemic and improve health care for all Pennsylvanians.