Pennsylvania Infrastructure Funding Shortfall May Force ‘Tough Decisions’

Interesting article from the Centre Daily Times regarding what will happen to our roads with the end of the federal stimulus dollars and the defeat of tolling Interstate 80.  Some tough decisions are ahead on how to fund everything that needs to be done!

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Bethlehem Job Incubator Recipient Of $6 Million Dollar Federal Recovery Act Grant

Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern PA is a technology job incubator, housing 24 early stage technology companies, located on the campus of Lehigh University.  The $17 million dollar expansion will add 47,000 square feet to the building which houses the incubator. 

The building expansion will increase the number of companies able to be housed from 24 to 40 and the number of people employed will increase from 118 to 200!

Ben Franklin Technology Partners applied for and successfully received a $6 million dollar grant from the Recovery Act through the U.S. Commerce Department.  Vice-President Joe Biden will on hand for the April 15th for ground-breaking.