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First Lady Frances Wolf Hosts Pay Equity Roundtable, Encourages Action to End Gender Pay Gap, Increase Minimum Wage in Pennsylvania

First Lady Frances Wolf and members of the Pennsylvania Commission for Women today joined business leaders, lawmakers and advocates for a roundtable discussion at Prototype PGH focused on creating economic equity for women in Pennsylvania by ending gender-based pay discrimination and increasing the commonwealth’s minimum wage to $15 per hour.

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Governor Wolf Announces Infusion of $5.5 Million into Venture Capital Funding to Spur the Growth of Small Businesses

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced the reinvestment of $5.5 million from the New PA Venture Capital Investment Program into four venture capital funds to support the growth of early-stage Pennsylvania companies. “Supporting small businesses means investing wisely in early-stage companies that just need a little bit of funding to take off,” said…

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Governor Wolf Announces New Loan Approvals to Support Business Growth Across the Commonwealth

Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced five new low-interest loan approvals through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) for five businesses in Berks, Cumberland, Lancaster, Somerset, and Wayne counties. The funding will assist companies at different stages, ranging from startup businesses to established companies looking to expand, and will help create and retain…

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Gov. Wolf: SWEAP Will Build the Skilled Workforce That Pennsylvania Needs

Hershey, PA – Pennsylvania must continue to make smart investments in education and job training to create the most skilled and qualified workforce in the nation, Governor Tom Wolf today told the Pennsylvania Workforce Development Association (PWDA). During his remarks, the governor outlined his proposed Statewide Workforce, Education, and Accountability Program (SWEAP), the centerpiece of…

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