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Gov. Wolf’s Green Government Initiatives Boost Energy Efficiency by 3 Percent in First Year

On the first anniversary of signing an executive order establishing the first statewide goal to reduce carbon pollution, Governor Tom Wolf announced a 3 percent reduction in state government electricity, natural gas and steam use for commonwealth facilities. That executive order also established the interagency GreenGov Council, which is analyzing state agency energy and sustainability…

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Governor Wolf Announces New Investments in Business Expansion, Agriculture Projects

Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of five projects through the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) that will assist with the construction of new, energy efficient buildings in Lancaster and Beaver counties, and will create or expand agriculture operations. The approved projects, totaling $7.5 million in grants and loans, were funded through…

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July Jobs That Pay Update: Launching PAsmart, Supporting PA Workers, Empowering Municipalities

This month, the commonwealth reached a major economic milestone as Governor Tom Wolf made the first deposit to the state’s reserves in nearly a decade, secured $30 million for his first-of-its-kind investment in workforce development, and raised the minimum wage for state employees.

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