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FILE – Pennsylvania Governor Josh Shapiro speaks to President Joe Biden at the Finishing Trades Institute, March 9, 2023, in Philadelphia. Shapiro said Tuesday, April 18, 2023, that he is classifying the veterinary tranquilizer, xylazine, as a controlled substance now that it has been showing up in illegal drugs used by humans and contributing to a growing number of overdose deaths in Pennsylvania. (AP Photo/Matt Roark, file)

Shapiro will speak at the Cabinetworks in Mt. Union at 11:40 a.m. and his speech can be seen on the live stream player above.

HUNTINGDON COUNTY, Pennsylvania (WTAJ) — Pennsylvania Gov. Josh Shapiro is visiting an industrial facility in Huntingdon County that will bring hundreds of new jobs to the area.

Shapiro and Acting Secretary of Economic and Social Development Rick Seager are on tour Cab nets in Mt. Union which recently invested more than $20 million in its assembly plant through a development project. The company plans to expand the Huntingdon County facility to retain 1,694 manufacturing jobs and add 300 new jobs.

Cabinetworks Group is the nation’s largest independently owned manufacturer and distributor of bathroom and kitchen cabinetry. In October 2024, the Michigan-based company announced a partnership with the state where funding was provided to train new workers in manufacturing and production.

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Recently, Shapiro has been promoting a budget proposal that includes investments in economic development to help attract and retain businesses.