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10/22/2018

Wolf Administration Honors Students, Drivers at Pennsylvania School Bus Safety Awards
 
In a ceremony at the Governor's Residence today, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Deputy Secretary for Driver and Vehicle Services Kurt Myers joined other Pennsylvania school bus safety advocates to underscore the Wolf Administration's commitment to highway safety by honoring nine students for communicating important school bus safety messages, and six school bus drivers for their superior driving skills.
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10/12/2018

Wolf Administration Announces Agreement with Insurers to Eliminate Barriers to Medication-Assisted Treatment
 
The Wolf Administration today announced a major agreement with commercial insurers in Pennsylvania to align prior-authorization processes for opioid prescriptions to protect patient health and safety while ensuring patients have unrestricted access to medication-assisted treatment (MAT) when needed to battle opioid addiction.
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10/20/2018

Code4PA Winners Create Interactive App to Connect Opioid Users with Treatment Options
 
The winners of the 2018 Code4PA codeathon have created a mobile app that provides users with personalized recommendations for opioid addiction treatment.
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10/20/2018

Code4PA Winners Create Interactive App to Connect Opioid Users with Treatment Options
 
The winners of the 2018 Code4PA codeathon have created a mobile app that provides users with personalized recommendations for opioid addiction treatment.
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10/19/2018

Governor Wolf Signs the Timothy J. Piazza Antihazing Law, Protecting Students and Increasing Penalties
 
Governor Tom Wolf today signed Senate Bill 1090, the Timothy J. Piazza Antihazing Law, which strengthens penalties for hazing and ensures that schools have safeguards to protect students. The governor was joined by Jim and Evelyn Piazza, Timothy's parents, bill sponsor Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman, Penn State President Eric J. Barron and Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education Chancellor Dan Greenstein.
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10/19/2018

Governor Wolf Signs the Timothy J. Piazza Antihazing Law, Protecting Students and Increasing Penalties
 
Governor Tom Wolf today signed Senate Bill 1090, the Timothy J. Piazza Antihazing Law, which strengthens penalties for hazing and ensures that schools have safeguards to protect students. The governor was joined by Jim and Evelyn Piazza, Timothy's parents, bill sponsor Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman, Penn State President Eric J. Barron and Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education Chancellor Dan Greenstein.
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10/15/2018

Pennsylvania Launches First-in-Nation Stepping Up Technical Assistance Center Focused on Helping Counties Reduce Number of People in Jail with Mental Illnesses
 
Secretaries of Pennsylvania's Department of Health, Department of Corrections, and others today helped launch a first-of-its-kind resource center focused on helping counties reduce the number of people with mental illnesses in jail through research-driven approaches.
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10/15/2018

Pennsylvania Launches First-in-Nation Stepping Up Technical Assistance Center Focused on Helping Counties Reduce Number of People in Jail with Mental Illnesses
 
Secretaries of Pennsylvania's Department of Health, Department of Corrections, and others today helped launch a first-of-its-kind resource center focused on helping counties reduce the number of people with mental illnesses in jail through research-driven approaches.
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10/12/2018

Wolf Administration Announces Agreement with Insurers to Eliminate Barriers to Medication-Assisted Treatment
 
The Wolf Administration today announced a major agreement with commercial insurers in Pennsylvania to align prior-authorization processes for opioid prescriptions to protect patient health and safety while ensuring patients have unrestricted access to medication-assisted treatment (MAT) when needed to battle opioid addiction.
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10/12/2018

Wolf Administration Announces Agreement with Insurers to Eliminate Barriers to Medication-Assisted Treatment
 
The Wolf Administration today announced a major agreement with commercial insurers in Pennsylvania to align prior-authorization processes for opioid prescriptions to protect patient health and safety while ensuring patients have unrestricted access to medication-assisted treatment (MAT) when needed to battle opioid addiction.
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10/12/2018

Wolf Administration Announces Agreement with Insurers to Eliminate Barriers to Medication-Assisted Treatment
 
The Wolf Administration today announced a major agreement with commercial insurers in Pennsylvania to align prior-authorization processes for opioid prescriptions to protect patient health and safety while ensuring patients have unrestricted access to medication-assisted treatment (MAT) when needed to battle opioid addiction.
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10/12/2018

Governor Wolf Gives Keynote at Pennsylvania Conference for Women
 
Governor Tom Wolf today gave the luncheon keynote address to the Pennsylvania Conference for Women in Philadelphia. His remarks highlighted his commitment to support women, from closing the wage gap to supporting victims of abuse, to addressing rising maternal mortality and ensuring women's health care rights are respected.
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10/12/2018

Governor Wolf Gives Keynote at Pennsylvania Conference for Women
 
Governor Tom Wolf today gave the luncheon keynote address to the Pennsylvania Conference for Women in Philadelphia. His remarks highlighted his commitment to support women, from closing the wage gap to supporting victims of abuse, to addressing rising maternal mortality and ensuring women's health care rights are respected.
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10/12/2018

Governor Wolf Signs Domestic Abuser Gun Ban, Urges Legislature to Close Gun Show Loophole
 
Governor Tom Wolf today made it harder for domestic abusers to use firearms to kill, terrorize, and control their victims and others by signing Act 79 of 2018, which includes a reform long-sought by domestic violence and gun safety advocates. Governor Wolf thanked the hundreds of citizen advocates that kept pressure on the General Assembly to finally advance these reforms, which also include expanded protections and services for victims of domestic violence.
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10/12/2018

Governor Wolf Signs Domestic Abuser Gun Ban, Urges Legislature to Close Gun Show Loophole
 
Governor Tom Wolf today made it harder for domestic abusers to use firearms to kill, terrorize, and control their victims and others by signing Act 79 of 2018, which includes a reform long-sought by domestic violence and gun safety advocates. Governor Wolf thanked the hundreds of citizen advocates that kept pressure on the General Assembly to finally advance these reforms, which also include expanded protections and services for victims of domestic violence.
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