Ellen Horan, President and CEO of the Greater Reading Chamber of Commerce & Industry, and Jon Scott, President and CEO of the Greater Reading Economic Partnership, gave an update on Ride to Prosperity 2.0 at the PEL Berks Issues Forum on Oct. 24. Read the Reading Eagle article.
Public finance lawyers David Unkovic, Harrisburg’s first receiver, and Timothy J. Hortsmann of McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC outline the difficulties faced by Pennsylvania municipalities in a new article.
Legislation was recently introduced that would expand public-private partnership (P3) projects from just transportation to include local government and school district projects. Click to read the details in the Ballard Spahr alert.
One of the most serious challenges facing Pennsylvanians today is the fiscal health of their local governments. PCN and Penn’s Fels Institute of Government explore the issues in a new series that features PEL Executive Director Gerald Cross and other local government experts. Click here to access installments of the series, Local Governments in Distress.
Read PEL’s latest commentary – Beyond Act 47: A Call to Action! The Pennsylvania Economy League prepared Beyond Act 47 as part of its work on the state legislature’s Act 47 Task Force, which is considering recommendations to the distressed municipalities act.
- Noon to 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 22, Holiday Inn Library Room, Williamsport. Lunch will be served.
- Click to download the Lycoming/Clinton Issues Forum Flyer and Registration Form.
- PA Department of Environmental Protection Marcellus Shale Handouts
- Noon to 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 5, the Yorktowne Hotel, York. Lunch will be served.
- Click to download the York Issues Forum Flyer and Registration Form
- Presentation by speaker Richard C. Dreyfuss:What You Need to Know Regarding Pennsylvania’s Public Pension Crisis: Causes, Costs, Challenges and Solutions
- Noon to 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 6, Genetti Hotel and Conference Center, Wilkes-Barre. Lunch will be served.
- Click to download the Northeast Issues Forum Flyer and Registration Form
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