Entries by Fred Gaffney

Member News – April 18, 2018

Member News World music from Tunisia will be featured in a performance titled “Suite for Abu Sadiya” tonight, April 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the Weis Center Atrium Lobby at the Weis Center For the Performing Arts. The performance is free and tickets are not required. In this musical take on a North African myth, Brooklyn-based, French-Tunisian […]

House Passes Workers’ Comp Drug Formulary Bill

On Monday, April 16, the PA House passed legislation that will direct the Department of Labor and Industry to adopt a drug formulary for workers’ compensation. The intent of Senate Bill 936 is to reduce the overprescribing of opioids in dealing with the nationwide crisis. The Chamber joined with the PA Chamber of Business and […]

Wolf Administration’s Cabinet in Your Community Event Slated for Williamsport

Last month, five members of Governor Tom Wolf’s cabinet came to Bloomsburg to participate in one of the Governor’s “Cabinet in Your Community” events, a series of meetings with local community members and leaders and various members of Gov. Wolf’s cabinet.  Another Cabinet in Your Community event is scheduled for later this month nearby, on […]

Governor Wolf Renews Opioid Disaster Declaration

From PA Chamber of Business & Industry Last week, Gov. Tom Wolf held a press conference where he announced the renewal of a 90-day heroin and opioid disaster declaration that he originally issued in January. The use of this declaration has allowed for an “all-hands-on-deck” approach to opioid abuse, with the elimination of red tape […]