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Pennsylvanians Overwhelmingly Oppose Paying Higher Electricity Bills to Prop Up Nuclear Plants

HARRISBURG, June 5, 2019 — A statewide poll conducted in April concluded that 68 percent of those surveyed are not supportive of proposed legislative action that would increase Pennsylvanians’ electricity rates by at least $500 million every year.

Manufacturers Laud Historic Pennsylvania Investment by U.S. Steel

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 2, 2019

 

MANUFACTURERS LAUD HISTORIC PENNSYLVANIA INVESTMENT BY U.S. STEEL

PMA’s Taylor celebrates company’s commitment to southwestern Pennsylvania,

praises President Trump’s defense against predatory foreign trade practices

 

(Braddock, PA) – David N. Taylor, President & CEO of the Pennsylvania Manufacturers’ Association, issued the following statement from the Edgar Thomson Plant at the Mon Valley Works:

Manufacturers Applaud PA House of Representatives for Workforce Development Legislation

March 25, 2019 – HARRISBURG, PA - The Pennsylvania Manufacturers’ Association applauds the Pennsylvania House of Representatives on the passage of a package of bi-partisan legislation, #GoodJobs4PA (http://www.pahousegop.com/ctebills), aimed at filling the workforce gap crisis in our commonwealth.

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.