Gov. Tom Wolf held a ceremonial bill signing Tuesday for legislation, authored by Rep. Bernie O’Neill (R-Bucks), which expands the Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP). Created in 1967, the NAP incentivizes businesses to invest in affordable housing programs, community services, crime prevention, education, job training or neighborhood assistance. O’Neill’s bill, now Act 100 of 2018
, increases the NAP’s funding from $18 million to $36 million. This is the first time allocated funding for the program has been increased since its inception.
Representative Bernie O’Neill
Pennsylvania House of Representatives
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