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6/24/2016

Gov Weekly Update
 
Gov Weekly Update
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6/22/2016

Pennsylvania Schools Named U.S. Department of Education's
 
Environmental and education advocates gathered at the State Capitol Building today to honor three Pennsylvania schools that were named 2016 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools (ED-GRS). The School District of Jenkintown, Park Forest Elementary School (State College, PA), and Slippery Rock University were celebrated for receiving the prestigious, national honor at a press conference.
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6/22/2016

Pennsylvania Schools Named U.S. Department of Education's
 
Environmental and education advocates gathered at the State Capitol Building today to honor three Pennsylvania schools that were named 2016 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools (ED-GRS). The School District of Jenkintown, Park Forest Elementary School (State College, PA), and Slippery Rock University were celebrated for receiving the prestigious, national honor at a press conference.
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6/17/2016

Gov. Weekly Update
 
Gov. Weekly Update 6/17/2016
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6/16/2016

Governor Wolf Signs Bill Aimed at Increasing Public Awareness of Prostate Cancer
 
Today, Governor Wolf ceremoniously signed SB 609, sponsored by Senator Bob Mensch. This bill creates greater public awareness of measures available to detect, diagnose and treat prostate cancer and related chronic prostate conditions.
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6/16/2016

Governor Wolf Signs Bill Aimed at Increasing Public Awareness of Prostate Cancer
 
Governor Wolf ceremoniously signed SB 609, sponsored by Senator Bob Mensch. This bill creates greater public awareness of measures available to detect, diagnose and treat prostate cancer and related chronic prostate conditions.
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6/15/2016

Pennsylvania Stands United Against Elder Abuse
 
Today, Lieutenant Governor Mike Stack joined Secretary of Aging Teresa Osborne, and Deputy Secretary of Banking and Securities Brian LaForme in a World Elder Abuse Awareness Day event in the Capitol calling on all Pennsylvanians to stand united with communities around the globe to raise awareness about elder abuse, neglect and exploitation.
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6/15/2016

Pennsylvania Stands United Against Elder Abuse
 
Today, Lieutenant Governor Mike Stack joined Secretary of Aging Teresa Osborne, and Deputy Secretary of Banking and Securities Brian LaForme in a World Elder Abuse Awareness Day event in the Capitol calling on all Pennsylvanians to stand united with communities around the globe to raise awareness about elder abuse, neglect and exploitation.
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6/13/2016

Governor Wolf Recognizes Pennsylvania Police Officers for Reaching 1,000 Overdose Reversal Milestone
 
Governor Tom Wolf today recognized police officers across the Commonwealth for reversing more than 1,000 opioid overdoses in over one year. The Wolf Administration made Naloxone available to State Police and other law enforcement and emergency personnel in April 2015.
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6/13/2016

Governor Wolf Recognizes Pennsylvania Police Officers for Reaching 1,000 Overdose Reversal Milestone
 
Governor Tom Wolf today recognized police officers across the Commonwealth for reversing more than 1,000 opioid overdoses in over one year. The Wolf Administration made Naloxone available to State Police and other law enforcement and emergency personnel in April 2015.
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6/10/2016

Governor Wolf's Week, June 5 - June 11, 2016
 
This week, Governor Wolf took the most significant step the commonwealth has taken to reform our liquor system in 80 years by signing a bipartisan, compromise liquor modernization bill. Governor Wolf's goal has always been to modernize the sale of liquor and beer in Pennsylvania and this reform package will finally bring Pennsylvania's wine and spirits system into the 21st century. This bill will allow grocery stores that currently sell beer to sell up to four bottles of wine, will permit restaurants and hotels to sell up to four bottles of wine for take-out, and removes Sunday restrictions and state-mandated holidays.
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6/8/2016

Agriculture Secretary Sees York County Farmers' ConservationLeadership Up Close During Chesapeake Bay Awareness Week Tour
 
Manchester, PA - Farmers throughout Pennsylvania, including those in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, are doing their part to improve water quality by implementing good conservation practices, said Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding as he toured the Gross Family Cold Springs Farm & Pet, LLC in York County today, calling it an example of environmental stewardship.
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6/8/2016

Agriculture Secretary Sees York County Farmers' Conservation Leadership Up Close During Chesapeake Bay Awareness Week Tour
 
Farmers throughout Pennsylvania, including those in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, are doing their part to improve water quality by implementing good conservation practices, said Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding as he toured the Gross family farm in York County today, calling it an example of environmental stewardship.
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6/8/2016

Governor Wolf and Villanova Coach Jay Wright Urge Pennsylvanians to Stop Sexual Assault, Sign 'It's On Us' Pledge
 
Today, Governor Tom Wolf and Jay Wright, head coach of the NCAA National Championship Villanova team, held an 'It's On Us PA' press conference to discuss the importance of combatting sexual assault on college campuses. 'It's On Us PA' is a statewide campaign that invites everyone to play a role in ending sexual assault. Pennsylvania was the first state in the nation to launch an 'It's On Us' campaign.
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6/8/2016

Governor Wolf Signs Historic Liquor Reform Bill
 
Today, Governor Wolf was joined by legislators to sign a historic liquor reform bill that will enhance the customer experience by providing greater convenience and satisfaction.
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