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Governor Wolf Announces Food Manufacturer Expansion in Mercer County

Governor Tom Wolf announced that Joy Cone, a food processing manufacturer in Mercer County, will expand its cookie manufacturing operations to meet increasing market demand for cookie and wafer products. The expansion is Joy Cone’s second significant capital investment in the region in less than three years and will support the combined creation and retention…

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Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority Awards Funding to Support Business Expansion and Job Creation in Six Counties

Governor Tom Wolf announced seven new low-interest loan approvals through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) that will support the purchase of new technology and equipment, provide early intervention and adult care services to Pennsylvanians, create a new Commercial Driver License certification center, and support the creation of new full-time jobs across the commonwealth. “The…

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Governor Wolf Announces New Apprenticeship Funding in Philadelphia

Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of new funding for the International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers JAC Local Unit 14. (IAHFIAW), whose training center is dedicated to building professionals with expertise, character, and a sense of teamwork. The funding will support the governor’s commitment to expanding job training related opportunities…

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Governor Wolf Announces 1,000 New Jobs in Lackawanna County Through Chewy Expansion

Governor Tom Wolf announced that Chewy, an online company for pet parents, will expand its operations in Lackawanna County. The company has pledged to invest upwards of $35 million into the expansion and create at least 1,000 new, full-time jobs in Archbald, Pennsylvania. “Chewy has long displayed a commitment to the commonwealth, employing thousands of…

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Governor Wolf Announces $5.8 Million to Prepare Youth Reentrants for Good Jobs

Governor Tom Wolf is investing nearly $5.8 million to provide young adults who were in the justice system with educational, training and skills-building opportunities to better prepare them for good jobs and successful careers that we need in Pennsylvania. “This investment will help those who have interacted with the justice system to get the skills…

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