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Pennsylvania Votes to Borrow $400M for Water, Sewers

Article: Pennsylvania Votes to Borrow $400M for Water, Sewers

HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania, November 6, 2008 (ENS) – Pennsylvania voters have approved a $400 million bond issue that will allow the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority to award grants and loans for water treatment systems and pipelines. With 99.6 percent of precincts reporting, the referendum received more than 2.8 million “yes” votes and 1.7 million “no” votes.…

Infrastructure Renewal Will Drive Governors' Efforts This Year

Article: Infrastructure Renewal Will Drive Governors' Efforts This Year

PHILADELPHIA, Pennesylvania, July 15, 2008 (ENS) – Pennsylvania Governor Edward Rendell Monday took the reins of the National Governors Association and announced that the organization’s annual Chair’s Initiative, chosen each year by the incoming leader, will focus on strengthening infrastructure investment. “It is an honor to serve as NGA’s chair,” Governor Rendell said during the…

Pennsylvania's New $650 Million Clean Energy Fund

Article: Pennsylvania's New $650 Million Clean Energy Fund

HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania, July 10, 2008 (ENS) – A new $650 million fund that will save families and small businesses money on their energy bills by supporting investments in energy conservation and efficiency was signed into law Wednesday by Governor Edward Rendell. Households and small businesses can qualify for $100 million to support the installation of…

Good Jobs, Green Jobs Conference Energizes Green Economy

Article: Good Jobs, Green Jobs Conference Energizes Green Economy

PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania, March 14, 2008 (ENS) – With continued job losses in America’s manufacturing industry and the warning signs of a national economic slowdown, Governor Edward Rendell today cited Pennsylvania’s track record of investing in green technologies and renewable energy to help revitalize the economy and create new jobs. “America’s economy is facing pressure today…

Pennsylvania Funds 124 Stormwater and Clean Water Projects

Article: Pennsylvania Funds 124 Stormwater and Clean Water Projects

HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania, March 10, 2008 (ENS) – The state of Pennsylvania is making a $22.3 million investment in 124 projects that will help restore the state’s polluted streams, provide clean water, and help prevent floods in communities across the commonwealth Announcing the grants on Friday, Governor Edward Rendell said Pennsylvania’s long mining history and extensive…

Pennsylvania Governor Budgets $100 Million for Flood Control

Article: Pennsylvania Governor Budgets $100 Million for Flood Control

HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania, February 7, 2008 (ENS) – Declaring that Pennsylvania must act boldly to fix its huge number of structurally deficient bridges, high-hazard dams and outdated aviation and rail freight facilities, Governor Edward Rendell this week urged the General Assembly today to approve his rebuilding Pennsylvania proposal. The governor’s $28 billion budget proposals includes $100…

Governors, Mayor Form Coalition to Rebuild Ailing U.S. Infrastructure

Article: Governors, Mayor Form Coalition to Rebuild Ailing U.S. Infrastructure

LOS ANGELES, California, January 22, 2008 (ENS) – California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, a Republican; Pennsylvania Governor Edward Rendell, a Democrat; and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, an Independent, stood beneath a Los Angeles highway interchange on Saturday to announce the formation of a non-partisan national coalition that will lobby for federal investment in America’s decaying…