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Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC Submits Statements on the Special Taxing Authority and Act 47

HARRISBURG (Sept 25, 2018) – David Black, President and CEO of Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC, prepared a testimony for the Tuesday morning Hearing of the House Finance, Local Government and Urban Affairs Committees concerning the Special Taxing Authority and Act 47 within the City of Harrisburg. “Harrisburg, I believe, is on the long road…

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Harrisburg Act 47 Exit Plan Comments Submitted by the Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC

The July 9, 2018 City of Harrisburg Act 47 Exit Plan (PLAN) submitted to the City by the DCED Recovery Coordinator has been reviewed by the Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC staff and discussed by the Chamber & CREDC’s Boards of Directors and Government Relations Committee. Chamber & CREDC appreciates the opportunity to submit comments,…

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Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC Issues Statement In Response to Harrisburg’s Fiscal Challenge

The Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC has issued the following statement in response to Mayor Eric Papenfuse’s announcement about the fiscal condition in the city: The Chamber & CREDC supports the city’s attempt to get authorization from state government to continue the higher rates on the Local Services Tax (LST) and Earned Income Tax (EIT)…

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Governor Wolf Delivers 2017-2018 Budget Address

Yesterday Governor Tom Wolf delivered his third annual budget address to members of the Pennsylvania General Assembly.  For weeks, the media has reported the Governor’s proposed plan would look very different from his first two proposals.  In part, that suspicion was confirmed as the 2017-2018 budget proposal incorporates $2 billion in cost savings and spending…

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DEP Secretary Quigley Presents on “Rebooted” Chesapeake Bay Strategy

Earlier this week, DEP Secretary John Quigley and Deputy Secretary Dana Aunkst provided updates on the department’s “rebooted” Chesapeake Bay strategy to nearly 50 chamber members and local government officials at a joint Environmental & Energy and Local Government subcommittee meeting. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Pennsylvania is not meeting its nitrogen…

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