Lt. Gov. Austin Davis Visits Ebensburg to Highlight Proposed $25 Million Investment in New Main Street Matters Program

Gov. Josh Shapiro’s proposed 2024-25 budget will continue to grow our economy, invest in our communities and create economic opportunity for all Pennsylvanians. EBENSBURG – Lt. Gov. Austin Davis joined state and local leaders today at a visit to Pour On Center in Ebensburg to highlight how the Shapiro-Davis Administration is supporting Pennsylvania Main Streets, […]

Commonwealth Sets Record, Spends More Than $1 Billion with Small and Small Diverse Businesses for First Time Ever

The Department of General Services releases annual small business opportunities program report, highlighting record spend with small and small diverse businesses and increased economic impact during the 2022-23 fiscal year. Opening up new doors of opportunity for small and small diverse businesses is a top priority for the Shapiro-Davis Administration – and DGS will continue […]

Following Governor Shapiro’s Executive Order, Lieutenant Governor Davis Convenes New Council to Advise State Agencies on Inclusive Procurement

Governor Shapiro created the council to help open up new opportunities for small and small diverse businesses, and the Lieutenant Governor will lead the group as they advise Commonwealth agencies on how to increase the amount of money that goes into those businesses’ hands. HARRISBURG – Continuing to deliver on a Shapiro-Davis campaign commitment to […]

Lt. Gov. Austin Davis, DCED Secretary Rick Siger Highlight New Investments in State Budget for Historically Disadvantaged Businesses

STEELTON – Today Lt. Gov. Austin Davis and Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Rick Siger highlighted new state funding in the recently signed budget to support the Historically Disadvantaged Business Program. The lieutenant governor visited Candle Kreationz, a woman-owned business in Steelton that opened earlier this year, to highlight these historic state investments. “Small businesses, […]

Lt. Gov. Austin Davis Highlights Shapiro-Davis Plans to Support Small Businesses, Economic Growth in Reading

READING –Today Lt. Gov. Austin Davis met with small-business owners for an open conversation about meeting their community’s needs and how the Shapiro-Davis Administration will make much needed investments to help them thrive. On a walking tour of several business in downtown Reading, Davis shared how he and Governor Josh Shapiro plan to boost investments […]