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5/3/2016

State Environmental Officials Band, Inspect Harrisburg's Newest Young Peregrine Falcons
 
Officials from the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and the Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC) today banded and inspected the three young peregrine falcons nesting on the 15th Floor of the Rachel Carson State Office Building to ensure they are healthy and disease free before they enter their next stage of development -- learning to fly.
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5/3/2016

State Environmental Officials Band, Inspect Harrisburg's Newest Young
 
Harrisburg, PA - Officials from the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and the Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC) today banded and inspected the three young peregrine falcons nesting on the 15th Floor of the Rachel Carson State Office Building to ensure they are healthy and disease free before they enter their next stage of development -- learning to fly.
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5/2/2016

Pennsylvania Turnpike and PennDOT Announce 70 mph Speed Limit Expansion
 
Pennsylvania Turnpike and PennDOT Announce 70 mph Speed Limit Expansion Nearly 1,000 Highway Miles in all to be Posted at Higher Speed Limit.
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5/2/2016

Pennsylvania Turnpike and PennDOT Announce 70 mph Speed Limit Expansion Nearly 1,000 Highway Miles in all to be Posted at Higher Speed Limit
 
Harrisburg, PA - The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation today announced additional stretches of the interstate network that will be posted with 70 mph speed limits. Starting tomorrow, 396 additional miles of the Turnpike and 400 additional miles of certain PennDOT highways will be converted to 70 mph; combined with the 201 combined miles of Turnpike and PennDOT roadways already at 70 mph since July 2014, motorists will see the higher speed limit on 997 miles of roadway in the Commonwealth.
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5/2/2016

Governor Wolf made remarks at an FOP Memorial Service
 
Today, Governor Wolf made remarks at an FOP Memorial Service to honor fallen heroes. As Pennsylvanians, we all mourn their passing and remember their willingness to put their lives on the line for all of us. In so many ways, their sacrifice reminds us all of the heroic commitment each officer has made to the rest of us. Governor Wolf honored the following law enforcement officers: Officer Lloyd E. Reed, Jr. of St. Clair Township Police Department Patrolman John James Wilding of the Scranton Police Department Lieutenant Eric Alan Eslary of the Ligonier Police Department Detective Paul John Koropal of the Allegheny County District Attorney's Office Sergeant Robert Francis Wilson, III of the Philadelphia Police Department
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5/2/2016

Governor Wolf made remarks at an FOP Memorial Service to honor fallen heroes
 
Governor Wolf made remarks at an FOP Memorial Service to honor fallen heroes. As Pennsylvanians, we all mourn their passing and remember their willingness to put their lives on the line for all of us. In so many ways, their sacrifice reminds us all of the heroic commitment each officer has made to the rest of us. Governor Wolf honored the following law enforcement officers: Officer Lloyd E. Reed, Jr. of St. Clair Township Police Department - Patrolman John James Wilding of the Scranton Police Department - Lieutenant Eric Alan Eslary of the Ligonier Police Department - Detective Paul John Koropal of the Allegheny County District Attorney's Office - Sergeant Robert Francis Wilson, III of the Philadelphia Police Department
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4/29/2016

Governor Wolf's Week, April 24 - April 30, 2016
 
This Week Governor Wolf Continued a Series of Opioid Roundtables to Discuss Statewide Efforts to Combat the Opioid Epidemic.
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4/29/2016

Don't Wait, Vaccinate.
 
Department of Health Launches Immunization Campaign with a Message to Parents: 'Don't Wait. Vaccinate.'
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4/29/2016

Department of Health Launches Immunization Campaign with a Message to Parents: 'Don't Wait. Vaccinate.'
 
Scranton, PA - The Department of Health (DOH) today partnered with the Scranton School District to kick off its 2016 'Don't Wait. Vaccinate.' campaign. Secretary of Health Dr. Karen Murphy read to kindergarten children at John G. Whittier Elementary School in Scranton and reminded parents to make getting their children's vaccines a top priority before the end of the current school year.
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4/28/2016

Auditor General DePasquale Continues to Audit All State Spending; Preparing to Track Extra Costs if Budget Delayed Beyond June 30
 
April 28, 2016 Auditor General DePasquale Continues to Audit All State Spending; Preparing to Track Extra Costs if Budget Delayed Beyond June 30 HARRISBURG - Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said his office is already preparing to audit all state and federal funds spent during the current fiscal year and that he will immediately start tracking extra costs if the 2016-17 budget is not finalized by June 30.
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4/28/2016

Auditor General DePasquale Continues to Audit All State Spending; Preparing to Track Extra Costs if Budget Delayed Beyond June 30
 
HARRISBURG - Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said his office is already preparing to audit all state and federal funds spent during the current fiscal year and that he will immediately start tracking extra costs if the 2016-17 budget is not finalized by June 30.
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4/22/2016

Governor Wolf's Week, April 17 - April 23, 2016
 
On Sunday, Governor Wolf signed SB3, legalizing medical marijuana which will provide long overdue medical relief to patients and families who could benefit from this treatment. On Monday, Governor Wolf, joined by Senator Casey, signed the ABLE bill, which will help individuals with disabilities save for future expenses. On Thursday, the Governor held a bipartisan discussion to address Pennsylvania's opioid crisis in Reading and signed a bill that makes it easier for survivors of spousal abuse to divorce their abuser.
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4/21/2016

Governor Wolf Signs Bill to Support Victims of Spousal Abuse
 
Today, Governor Wolf signed HB12 which breaks down barriers for victims of spousal abuse by empowering victims to take control of their divorce proceedings.
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4/21/2016

Governor Wolf Signs Bill to Support Victims of Spousal Abuse
 
Allentown, PA - Today, Governor Wolf signed HB12 which breaks down barriers for victims of spousal abuse by empowering victims to take control of their divorce proceedings. 'When someone else experiences spousal abuse, it reflects - and often reinforces - a number of negative forces. It promotes a culture of unfairness and discrimination. It feeds on the pernicious idea that some people have clearer rights than others,' said Governor Tom Wolf.
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4/18/2016

Governor Wolf Signs Bill to Help Individuals with Disabilities Save for Future Expenses.
 
Governor Tom Wolf Signs Bill to Help Individuals with Disabilities Save for Future Expenses.
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