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11/10/2016

Governor Wolf Launches Network of Care Site for Veterans, Active Military and their Families
 
Harrisburg, PA - Governor Tom Wolf today joined Adjutant General Anthony Carrelli and Secretary of Human Services Secretary Ted Dallas to announce the launch of the Network of Care site for veterans, military members and their families, which seeks to centralize services and benefits available to them.
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11/8/2016

Remarks by Secretary of State Pedro A. Cortes
 
Secretary Cortes comments on this evenings election process throughout the Commonwealth.
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11/4/2016

PennDOT Reviews Preparations for Coming Winter
 
With snow already visiting some areas of Pennsylvania, PennDOT Secretary Leslie S. Richards today outlined the agency's plans for winter services and encouraged drivers to be prepared as well.
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11/4/2016

PennDOT Reviews Preparations for Coming Winter Visit 511PA.com to Check Road Conditions before Leaving Home
 
Norristown, PA - With snow already visiting some areas of Pennsylvania, PennDOT Secretary Leslie S. Richards today outlined the agency's plans for winter services and encouraged drivers to be prepared as well.
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11/4/2016

Governor Wolf Signs Law Legalizing Ride-Sharing Statewide
 
Governor Tom Wolf today made ride-sharing legal across the entire commonwealth by signing Senate Bill 984, which would enable services like Lyft and Uber to operate. In Philadelphia, where temporary legislative authority had expired and ride-sharing had been barred until today, the bill also allows for two-thirds of revenues received from ride-sharing will go to the school district.
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11/4/2016

Governor Wolf Signs Law Legalizing Ride-Sharing Statewide
 
Governor Tom Wolf today made ride-sharing legal across the entire commonwealth by signing Senate Bill 984, which would enable services like Lyft and Uber to operate. In Philadelphia, where temporary legislative authority had expired and ride-sharing had been barred until today, the bill also allows for two-thirds of revenues received from ride-sharing will go to the school district.
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11/4/2016

Governor Wolf Signs Bill Prohibiting State from Contracting with Businesses that Boycott Israel
 
Today, Governor Tom Wolf signed HB 2107, sponsored by Representative Matt Baker, which prohibits the commonwealth from contracting with any company or organization that engages in an economic boycott against Israel. The movement to engage in these kinds of boycotts, called Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions, or BSD, has actively encouraged boycotts in place of peace talks to settle the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
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11/4/2016

Governor Wolf Signs Bill Prohibiting State from Contracting with Businesses that Boycott Israel
 
Governor Tom Wolf signed HB 2107, sponsored by Representative Matt Baker, which prohibits the commonwealth from contracting with any company or organization that engages in an economic boycott against Israel. The movement to engage in these kinds of boycotts, called Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions, or BSD, has actively encouraged boycotts in place of peace talks to settle the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
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11/3/2016

Governor Wolf Signs Bill to Provide Unemployment Insurance for an Additional 44,000 Pennsylvanians
 
Today, Governor Tom Wolf signed HB 319 into law which will finally provide nearly 44,000 additional people with insurance in the event they lose their job or cannot find work.
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11/3/2016

Governor Wolf Signs Bill to Provide Unemployment Insurance for an Additional 44,000 Pennsylvanians
 
Governor Tom Wolf signed HB 319 into law which will finally provide nearly 44,000 additional people with insurance in the event they lose their job or cannot find work.
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11/3/2016

Auditor General DePasquale, Attorney General Beemer Launch Joint Performance Audit of Philadelphia Parking Authority
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale and Attorney General Bruce Beemer today announced a joint performance audit with financial objectives of the Philadelphia Parking Authority (PPA).
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11/3/2016

Auditor General DePasquale, Attorney General Beemer Launch Joint Performance Audit of Philadelphia Parking Authority
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale and Attorney General Bruce Beemer today announced a joint performance audit with financial objectives of the Philadelphia Parking Authority (PPA).
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11/2/2016

Departments of Corrections and Human Services Advocate for Quality Early Education as a Key to Future Success
 
Scranton, PA - Department of Corrections (DOC) Secretary John Wetzel and Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Ted Dallas today made the case for continued investment in early care and education as the route to future success. Governor Wolf's 2016-17 budget provided an additional $200 million in basic education funding, as well as a $30 million increase for early childhood education, that preserves the number of admissions slots for proven early childhood education programs like Pre-K Counts and state-funded Head Start. It also includes a $20 million increase for special education, a more than $10 million increase for Early Intervention.
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11/2/2016

Departments of Corrections and Human Services Advocate for Quality Early Education as a Key to Future Success
 
Scranton, PA - Department of Corrections (DOC) Secretary John Wetzel and Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Ted Dallas today made the case for continued investment in early care and education as the route to future success.
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11/2/2016

Governor Wolf Signs Bills to Battle Heroin and Opioid Crisis
 
Today, Governor Wolf signed legislation to battle Pennsylvania's heroin and opioid epidemic. This legislation will strengthen the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program, restrict the number of pills that can be prescribed to minors or in emergency rooms, establish education curriculum on safe prescribing, and create more locations for the drop-off of prescription drugs.
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