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7/26/2016

2016 SECA Campaign
 
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7/26/2016

Auditor General DePasquale Says Deficiencies in Nursing Home Oversight Could Impact Quality of Care for 80,000+ Pennsylvanians
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said today that his audit of the Department of Health's (DOH) oversight of nursing homes has already led to changes that should improve the quality of care residents receive.
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7/26/2016

Auditor General DePasquale Says Deficiencies in Nursing Home Oversight Could Impact Quality of Care for 80,000+ Pennsylvanians
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said today that his audit of the Department of Health's (DOH) oversight of nursing homes has already led to changes that should improve the quality of care residents receive.
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7/24/2016

Media Tour of Philadelphia's Historic District
 
Governor Tom Wolf welcomes media during a tour of Philadelphia's Historic District on Sunday July 24, 2016.
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7/24/2016

Media Tour of Philadelphia's Historic District
 
Governor Tom Wolf welcomes media during a tour of Philadelphia's Historic District on Sunday July 24, 2016.
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7/22/2016

Governor Tom Wolf welcomes Democratic National Convention visitors to Philadelphia
 
Pennsylvania is historically a place of welcome. The commonwealth was founded by William Penn as a refuge for people of different faiths, different nationalities, and different opinions and in that spirit we welcome you all.
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7/20/2016

Justice Reinvestment Initiative working group update
 
Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency Chairman Josh Shapiro, Corrections Secretary John Wetzel and staff from the Council of State Governments today provided an update on the Justice Reinvestment Initiative (JRI) working group's progress on gathering data on the state of Pennsylvania's criminal justice system and the work being done to deliver policy proposals that will address identified areas of concern.
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7/20/2016

JRI Working Group Gives Update on Data and Findings of Criminal Justice Reform Effort
 
Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency Chairman Josh Shapiro, Corrections Secretary John Wetzel and staff from the Council of State Governments today provided an update on the Justice Reinvestment Initiative (JRI) working group's progress on gathering data on the state of Pennsylvania's criminal justice system and the work being done to deliver policy proposals that will address identified areas of concern.
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7/19/2016

Wolf Administration Announces New Opioid Prescribing Guideline Recommendations
 
Governor Tom Wolf was joined by Physician General Dr. Rachel Levine, Department of Health Secretary Dr. Karen Murphy, Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs Secretary Gary Tennis, and Department of State Secretary Pedro Cortes today to announce his administration's new prescribing guideline recommendations for the safe and effective use of opioids.
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7/19/2016

Wolf Administration Announces New Opioid Prescribing Guideline Recommendations
 
Governor Tom Wolf was joined by Physician General Dr. Rachel Levine, Department of Health Secretary Dr. Karen Murphy, Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs Secretary Gary Tennis, and Department of State Secretary Pedro Cortes today to announce his administration's new prescribing guideline recommendations for the safe and effective use of opioids.
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7/19/2016

Department of Health Provides Update on Medical Marijuana Program Implementation Process; Urges Physician Participation
 
Harrisburg, PA - In a continued commitment to transparency throughout the development and implementation of Pennsylvania's Medical Marijuana Program, Secretary of Health Dr. Karen Murphy today provided an update on accomplishments, gave a preview of pending activities, and highlighted the need for physician participation.
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7/19/2016

Department of Health Provides Update on Medical Marijuana Program Implementation Process; Urges Physician Participation
 
In a continued commitment to transparency throughout the development and implementation of Pennsylvania's Medical Marijuana Program, Secretary of Health Dr. Karen Murphy today provided an update on accomplishments, gave a preview of pending activities, and highlighted the need for physician participation.
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7/19/2016

Green Infrastructure Projects Help Pennsylvania's Urban Communities Address Environmental Challenges
 
Lancaster, PA - Members of the Citizens Advisory Council (CAC) to the Department of Environmental Protection(DEP), along with legislators, local, state and federal environmental officials, today toured eight innovative projects in Lancaster to learn how the city has addressed environmental challenges such as stormwater management through the use of green infrastructure.
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7/19/2016

Green Infrastructure Projects Help Pennsylvania's Urban Communities Address Environmental Challenges
 
Members of the Citizens Advisory Council (CAC) to the Department of Environmental Protection(DEP), along with legislators, local, state and federal environmental officials, today toured eight innovative projects in Lancaster to learn how the city has addressed environmental challenges such as stormwater management through the use of green infrastructure.
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7/18/2016

Deputy Agriculture Secretary Gregory Hostetter will join members of the Pennsylvania State Police and Pennsylvania food sanitarians to showcase the joint Code R.E.D. (Refrigerated Enforcement Detail) initiative with a mock refrigerated truck inspection.
 
Deputy Agriculture Secretary Gregory Hostetter will join members of the Pennsylvania State Police and Pennsylvania food sanitarians to showcase the joint Code R.E.D. (Refrigerated Enforcement Detail) initiative with a mock refrigerated truck inspection.
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