Monthly Archives: November 2015

Gov. Tom Wolf Signs Executive Order To Improve Participation Of Small & Diverse Businesses

November 12th, 2015 (No Comments)

On September 23, 2015, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf signed an Executive Order solidifying his commitment to improving the participation of minority-owned, women-owned, LGBT-owned, veteran-owned, and disabled-owned businesses in state government contracting. According to the official press release, Executive Order 2015-11, entitled “Diversity, Inclusion, and Small Business Opportunities in State Contracting and Pennsylvania’s Economy,” directs a consistent and coordinated effort to […]

Continuing Pa. Budget Impasse Affects Payments To Contractors

November 5th, 2015 (No Comments)

The current Pennsylvania budget impasse is now entering its fifth month.  How does the impasse and the lack of a state budget affect vendors and contractors holding contracts with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and its departments, boards and agencies? According to the FAQ webpage of the Office of the Budget, the following questions and answers address payments […]