Wolf proposes funneling cap-and-trade dollars to transition fossil fuel workers

BY: - June 14, 2021

Legislation now before the state House and Senate would distribute about one-third of RGGI revenues to the communities who lose fossil-fuel jobs, with the rest going to the state Clean Air Fund, which pays for pollution mediation projects, as well as environmental justice projects and administration costs.

Biden picks up key endorsement from Pa. Building Trades Council, which has opposed Wolf, Dems on fracking issues

BY: - September 25, 2020

With Biden, officials say "they'll have an ally in the White House who is committed to unions, protecting and supporting workers, and families across the nation."

Trade unions join the fight against Wolf’s interstate initiative to limit carbon emissions

BY: - December 21, 2019

Lawmakers opposed to Pennsylvania entering an interstate compact limiting carbon emissions have gained a valuable ally — building trade unions.

Wolf will allow bill that expands federal immigration work checks to become law

BY: - October 4, 2019

The Democratic governor called it a "a legitimate attempt to protect the legitimate rights of workers."

Unions, immigration advocates divided over expanding work status checks to construction industry

BY: - June 13, 2019

That divide is also manifesting itself in the General Assembly.