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An open letter to Lt. Governor John Fetterman on recreational marijuana

February 28, 2019

Office of the Lieutenant Governor

200 Main Capitol Building

Harrisburg, PA 17020

 

Dear Lt. Gov. Fetterman,

As you undertake your statewide “listening tour” regarding the potential decriminalization of recreational marijuana use, I am compelled to share my concerns with you.

Please understand that this is not my personal opinion, which I decline to offer. Instead, these are the facts of life in the industry I represent.

Workforce Development: Challenges and Opportunities

February 19, 2019

Testimony before the:
Pennsylvania House of Representatives
Labor & Industry Committee

Presented by:
Carl A. Marrara
Vice President, Government Affairs

Chairman Cox, Chairman Harkins, and esteemed members of the House Labor and Industry Committee, thank you for the opportunity to testify at this hearing on workforce development.

PMA RELEASES ECONOMIC STUDY URGING PIPELINE INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT TO ATTRACT POLYPROPYLENE MANUFACTURING

Contact:
Carl Marrara
717-232-0737
marrara@pamanufacturers.org

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

PMA RELEASES ECONOMIC STUDY URGING PIPELINE INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT TO ATTRACT POLYPROPYLENE MANUFACTURING

Harrisburg, PA – (January 15, 2019) The Pennsylvania Manufacturers’ Association (PMA) released an economic study to quantify the impact of a large polypropylene manufacturing facility expansion in Southeast Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania’s Midterm Election

Now that Pennsylvania’s primary season is over, the general election campaign is underway. Following the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s extraconstitutional rewrite of the congressional map, Pennsylvania’s new districts are problematic for the Republicans, who currently constitute the majority of the delegation. At the top of the ticket, both U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-Lackawanna) and Governor Tom Wolf (D-York) are seeking re-election.

Primary Wrap-up

The Pennsylvania primary was held on May 15, and voters determined the political match-ups for the fall campaigns. In the Governor’s race, state Senator and York business owner Scott Wagner won the Republican nomination and will now challenge incumbent Gov. Tom Wolf (D) who is seeking a second term.  In the Senate race, as expected, Rep.