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7/31/2018

CASE UPDATE: Catholic priest pleads guilty to sexually assaulting 10-year-old boy in Greensburg Diocese
 
A Catholic priest in the Diocese of Greensburg, John Thomas Sweeney, pleaded guilty today to committing a sexual assault against a 10-year-old boy. Sweeney pleaded guilty to one count of indecent assault at a hearing in Westmoreland County Common Pleas Court. Sweeney was arrested and charged with assault last summer by the Office of Attorney General Josh Shapiro.
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7/31/2018

Wolf Administration Issues Permits for Medical Marijuana Grower/Processers
 
Harrisburg, PA - The Wolf Administration today issued grower/processer permits to 13 entities for Phase II of the Medical Marijuana Program.
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7/31/2018

CASE UPDATE: Catholic priest pleads guilty to sexually assaulting 10-year-old boy in Greensburg Diocese
 
A Catholic priest in the Diocese of Greensburg, John Thomas Sweeney, pleaded guilty today to committing a sexual assault against a 10-year-old boy. Sweeney pleaded guilty to one count of indecent assault at a hearing in Westmoreland County Common Pleas Court. Sweeney was arrested and charged with assault last summer by the Office of Attorney General Josh Shapiro.
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7/26/2018

Governor Wolf tours flood impacted areas in Schuylkill County
 
Governor Wolf visited Schuylkill County to tour some of the areas affected by the heavy rains and flooding that have swept through the commonwealth. The governor, joined by PEMA director Rick Flinn, and Schuylkill County emergency management personnel, visited areas hardest hit in the western portion of the county, including damage to homes, roads, bridges
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7/26/2018

Governor Wolf Tours Flood Impacted Areas in Schuylkill County
 
Governor Wolf visited Schuylkill County to tour some of the areas affected by the heavy rains and flooding that have swept through the commonwealth. The governor, joined by PEMA director Rick Flinn, and Schuylkill County emergency management personnel, visited areas hardest hit in the western portion of the county, including damage to homes, roads, bridges, and landscaping from streams that experienced flash floods.
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7/26/2018

Governor Wolf, Public Safety Officials Provide Briefing on Tour of Central Pennsylvania Impacted by Heavy Rains and Flooding
 
At the conclusion of today's tour of central Pennsylvania areas impacted by heavy rains and flooding, Governor Tom Wolf and public safety cabinet officials provided a briefing at the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency on the extent of the impact and next steps for clean-up.
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7/26/2018

Governor Wolf, Public Safety Officials Provide Briefing on Tour of Central Pennsylvania Impacted by Heavy Rains and Flooding
 
Harrisburg, PA - At the conclusion of today's tour of central Pennsylvania areas impacted by heavy rains and flooding, Governor Tom Wolf and public safety cabinet officials provided a briefing at the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency on the extent of the impact and next steps for clean-up.
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7/25/2018

Wolf Administration Condemns Trump EPA Plan to Weaken Car Emissions Standards
 
Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Secretary Patrick McDonnell and leaders from the health and environmental communities today condemned the Trump administration's plan to weaken federal vehicle efficiency standards. McDonnell was joined by representatives of Physicians for Social Responsibility and Conservation Voters of Pennsylvania condemned the proposed weakened rules.
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7/25/2018

Wolf Administration Condemns Trump EPA Plan to Weaken Car Emissions Standards
 
Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Secretary Patrick McDonnell and leaders from the health and environmental communities today condemned the Trump administration's plan to weaken federal vehicle efficiency standards. McDonnell was joined by representatives of Physicians for Social Responsibility and Conservation Voters of Pennsylvania condemned the proposed weakened rules.
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7/24/2018

Wolf Administration Highlights Importance of Infection Prevention in Nursing Homes
 
Today at Masonic Village Nursing Home in Elizabethtown, Wolf Administration officials emphasized the importance of improving antibiotic stewardship practices and reducing inappropriate use of antibiotics.
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7/24/2018

Wolf Administration Highlights Job Training Program Success Stories Made Possible by Governor's Manufacturing PA Initiative
 
Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Deputy Secretary for Technology and Innovation Sheri Collins joined representatives from Reading Area Community College (RACC), Johnstown Area Regional Industries (JARI), Northeastern Pennsylvania Industrial Resource Center, and other partners to provide an update on Governor Wolf's Manufacturing PA initiative, which supports Pennsylvania's manufacturing community through strategic partnerships while emphasizing job training to career pathways.
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7/24/2018

Wolf Administration Highlights Job Training Program Success Stories Made Possible by Governor's Manufacturing PA Initiative
 
Harrisburg, PA - Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Deputy Secretary for Technology and Innovation Sheri Collins joined representatives from Reading Area Community College (RACC), Johnstown Area Regional Industries (JARI), Northeastern Pennsylvania Industrial Resource Center, and other partners to provide an update on Governor Wolf's Manufacturing PA initiative, which supports Pennsylvania's manufacturing community through strategic partnerships while emphasizing job training to career pathways.
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7/24/2018

Governor Wolf Touts Importance of Education for Pennsylvania's Economy
 
Governor Tom Wolf joined the national Campaign for Grade-Level Reading in Philadelphia today to highlight Pennsylvania's significant progress and investments in education to reverse years of cuts and prepare students with the skills for a rewarding career in the 21st century economy.
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7/24/2018

Governor Wolf Touts Importance of Education for Pennsylvania's Economy
 
Governor Tom Wolf joined the national Campaign for Grade-Level Reading in Philadelphia today to highlight Pennsylvania's significant progress and investments in education to reverse years of cuts and prepare students with the skills for a rewarding career in the 21st century economy.
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7/20/2018

Wolf Administration Recognizes Urban Agriculture in Pennsylvania
 
This week, proclaimed by Governor Wolf as Urban Agriculture Week in Pennsylvania, Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding visited farms at seven different sites in three Pennsylvania cities, learning how their efforts are improving their communities.
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