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 […]

Lt. Gov. Austin Davis Touts Shapiro-Davis Budget’s Investments in Economic Development

ERIE – As Lt. Gov. Austin Davis walked through downtown Erie and visited the West 8th Street corridor today, local leaders and small-business owners highlighted how state investments have contributed to Erie’s revitalization and applauded Gov. Josh Shapiro’s plans to boost those investments even further. “I grew up in McKeesport, a community that has often […]

Lt. Gov. Austin Davis Visits Department of General Services, Highlights Shapiro-Davis Administration’s Commitment to Creating Opportunities for Small and Minority-Owned Businesses to Grow and Thrive

HARRISBURG – Lt. Gov. Austin Davis visited the Pennsylvania Department of General Services today and met with team members from the Bureau of Diversity, Inclusion and Small Business Opportunities, which is responsible for improving small business and small diverse business access to Commonwealth contracting opportunities. “The global pandemic took a toll on Pennsylvania’s economy, and […]