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.
Governor Wolf announced that 70 municipalities will receive more than $31 million to support traffic signal upgrades, increasing safety and mobility across Pennsylvania’s communities.
Wolf Administration Makes First Investments in Expanding Vanpool Options for Workers, Persons with DisabilitiesJuly 11, 2018
In support of Governor Wolf’s Employment First initiative to help people with disabilities find employment, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has executed agreements with Enterprise Rideshare and the Centre Area Transit Authority (CATA) as part of a Vanpool Incentive Program announced last year to create vanpools across the state that would provide a lower-cost alternative for people to commute to work.
Governor Wolf outlined the major components of the budget that will build upon the critical investments made in education and workforce development and take a major step towards restoring the state’s fiscal health, including the first real transfer to the state’s Rainy Day fund in years.
June Jobs That Pay Update: Closing the Gender Pay Gap, Attacking Potholes, Expanding Workforce OpportunitiesJune 15, 2018
This month, the commonwealth made strides to end the gender pay gap, improve critical infrastructure, and expand opportunities for businesses to grow and collaborate with the teachers of tomorrow’s talent.