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8/3/2017

PENNSYLVANIA TREASURER TORSELLA HOSTS ROUNDTABLE IN DAUPHIN COUNTY TO DISCUSS PA ABLE PROGRAM
 
Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella today hosted a discussion with Keystone Human Services, Susquehanna Service Dogs, families from within the disability community and legislators to discuss the Pennsylvania Achieving a Better Life Experience Act Savings Program (PA ABLE), which provides tax-advantaged savings accounts for individuals with qualified disabilities and their families.
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8/3/2017

PENNSYLVANIA TREASURER TORSELLA HOSTS ROUNDTABLE IN DAUPHIN COUNTY TO DISCUSS PA ABLE PROGRAM
 
Harrisburg, PA - Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella today hosted a discussion with Keystone Human Services, Susquehanna Service Dogs, families from within the disability community and legislators to discuss the Pennsylvania Achieving a Better Life Experience Act Savings Program (PA ABLE), which provides tax-advantaged savings accounts for individuals with qualified disabilities and their families.
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8/2/2017

Governor Wolf Arrives in Bedford County; Agencies Provide Further Information on Derailment
 
Governor Tom Wolf, on behalf of Commonwealth agencies, provided the following update on train derailment and fire in Hyndman Borough, Bedford County on Wednesday that has led to the evacuation of residents in a one-mile radius of the site of the accident.
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8/2/2017

Governor Wolf Arrives in Bedford County; Agencies Provide Further Information on Derailment
 
Governor Tom Wolf is on scene at the command post in Hyndman, Bedford County to meet first responders and area residents affected by the derailment, fire and evacuation.
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8/1/2017

First Lady Frances Wolf to Attend National Night Out at the Governor's Residence
 
First Lady Frances Wolf will attend National Night Out at the Governor's Residence in Harrisburg.
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8/1/2017

First Lady Frances Wolf to Attend National Night Out at the Governor's Residence
 
The First Lady will join Pennsylvania State Police, Capitol Police, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Pennsylvania Game Commission, and other community organizations to host National Night Out, a public event that promotes community policing partnerships and neighborhood solidarity.
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8/1/2017

Pennsylvania Takes Legal Action against Trump Administration to Protect Pennsylvanians' Health from Ozone and Smog
 
Attorney General Josh Shapiro was joined by Governor Tom Wolf to announce he filed a lawsuit today along with 14 other states challenging the Environmental Protection Agency's decision to delay implementing a rule to reduce levels of ground-level ozone or smog -- critical to protecting Pennsylvanians and Americans from dangerous pollution.
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8/1/2017

Pennsylvania Takes Legal Action against Trump Administration to Protect Pennsylvanians' Health from Ozone and Smog
 
Attorney General Josh Shapiro was joined by Governor Tom Wolf to announce he filed a lawsuit today along with 14 other states challenging the Environmental Protection Agency's decision to delay implementing a rule to reduce levels of ground-level ozone or smog -- critical to protecting Pennsylvanians and Americans from dangerous pollution.
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7/31/2017

Wolf Administration Launches Revisions to Early Learning Provider Program to Increase High-Quality Participation
 
Today, the Department of Human Services (DHS), joined by advocates and providers, announced revisions to Pennsylvania's early child care and education programs. These revisions will reduce barriers for child care providers to participate in and earn quality ratings through the Keystone Standards, Training/Professional Development, Assistance, Resources and Support (STARS) program, allowing more Pennsylvania families opportunities to access high-quality services.
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7/31/2017

Department of Human Services Launches Changes to Child Care Provider Quality Rating System
 
DHS Deputy Secretary for the Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL) Suzann Morris was joined by stakeholders and providers to launch revisions to the Keystone Standards, Training/Professional Development, Assistance, Resources and Support (STARS) program.
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7/31/2017

Attorney General Shapiro, Blair County DA Consiglio announce takedown of a ring that sold $7.8 million in heroin in Altoona & Johnstown over 13 months
 
Attorney General Josh Shapiro, Blair County District Attorney Rich Consiglio and other officials today announced charges against 16 drug dealers for operating a ring that sold 780,000 bags of heroin in Blair and Cambria counties worth an estimated $7.8 million over 13 months. The ring also sold cocaine worth $1.9 million as well.
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7/31/2017

Shutting Down the Dragon Heroin Pipeline
 
Attorney General Shapiro, Blair County DA Consiglio announce takedown of a ring that sold $7.8 million in heroin in Altoona & Johnstown over 13 months
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7/28/2017

Governor Wolf Celebrates Opening of Compressed Natural Gas Station in York County
 
Governor Tom Wolf today helped celebrate the opening of a new compressed natural gas (CNG) station at a Shipley Energy fleet fueling facility in Spring Garden Township, York County. The CNG station, located at the intersection of Interstate 83 and Route 30, is a partnership between Shipley Energy of York and Clean Energy Fuels Corp of California. The CNG station and five Shipley Energy CNG fleet vehicles received nearly $600,000 in state incentives.
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7/27/2017

Attorney General Josh Shapiro Brings Drug Deactivation Pouch Initiative to Hospices in 17 Pennsylvania Counties
 
BALA-CYNWYD - Attorney General Josh Shapiro today brought the Office of Attorney General's drug deactivation and disposal pouch initiative to hospice providers in Montgomery County, part of a broader effort to provide 50,000 pouches to 97 homecare and hospice organizations in 17 counties to reduce the diversion of prescription drugs fueling the opioid epidemic.
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7/26/2017

Attorney General Josh Shapiro Brings Drug Deactivation Pouches to 77 Northeast Pennsylvania Pharmacies
 
DUNMORE, PA - Attorney General Josh Shapiro today brought the Office of Attorney General's drug deactivation and disposal pouch initiative to 77 pharmacies in Lackawanna and Luzerne counties. The pouches are being provided to pharmacies to reduce the diversion of prescription drugs in the 12 Pennsylvania counties hit hardest by the opioid epidemic
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