Governor Wolf was joined by labor and business leaders, including Microsoft, and several cabinet secretaries to launch the next phase of PAsmart, a first-of-its-kind $30 million investment in workforce development. During the press conference in York, the governor signed an executive order to cut red tape and improve coordination between several state agencies to more effectively deliver workforce development services to Pennsylvanians.
When Governor Wolf’s administration started in January 2015, the commonwealth’s fiscal position had been deteriorating dramatically since the Great Recession.
Building on his commitment to make state government more responsive to Pennsylvania’s growing economy, Governor Wolf is calling for reforms to several job licensing boards and the licensing requirements to remove barriers to employment so skilled workers can enter the careers of their choice, strengthen the workforce, and grow our economy.
Governor Wolf, PennDOT Secretary Announce Plan to Improve Travel Between King of Prussia and Philadelphia Using New Smart Corridor TechnologiesJune 07, 2018
Governor Wolf joined Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Secretary Leslie S. Richards to announce the start of a long-range, comprehensive, multimodal transportation management plan designed to enhance travel and safety along the Interstate 76 (Schuylkill Expressway) corridor between King of Prussia and Philadelphia.
Governor Wolf launched the new PA Business One-Stop Shop to serve as a sole source to guide entrepreneurs and small businesses through all stages of development, from planning and startup to operation and expansion.