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8/5/2016

Governor Wolf's Week, July 31 - August 6, 2016
 
This week, Governor Wolf continued the fight against the opioid abuse epidemic in Pennsylvania. Governor Wolf, along with Department of Human Services Secretary Ted Dallas, visited four of Centers of Excellence and discussed the significant investments made in the 2016-17 budget to combat the opioid abuse epidemic across the state. Governor Wolf and Secretary Dallas visited Gateway Rehabilitation Center in Allegheny County, Esper Treatment Center in Erie, Penn Foundation in Bucks County, and Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia.
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8/4/2016

DEP Hosts Kick-off Ceremony for Ehrenfeld Reclamation Project
 
U.S. Department of Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Acting Secretary Patrick McDonnell led a special event today to mark the beginning of work to remediate and reclaim an abandoned mine site in the community of Ehrenfeld, Cambria County. Work on the 62-acre site will also bring 40 jobs to laid-off coal workers.
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8/4/2016

DEP Hosts Kick-off Ceremony for Ehrenfeld Reclamation Project
 
Pittsburgh, PA - U.S. Department of Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Acting Secretary Patrick McDonnell led a special event today to mark the beginning of work to remediate and reclaim an abandoned mine site in the community of Ehrenfeld, Cambria County. Work on the 62-acre site will also bring 40 jobs to laid-off coal workers
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8/4/2016

Pennsylvania Selected to Host State Transportation Innovation Council Roundtable Discussion
 
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Secretary Leslie S. Richards today joined US Department of Transportation Deputy Secretary Victor Mendez, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Administrator Gregory Nadeau and FHWA Division Administrator Renee Sigel to showcase the Pennsylvania State Transportation Innovation Council (STIC). Pennsylvania was chosen to host because of the success of the Pennsylvania STIC.
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8/4/2016

Pennsylvania Selected to Host State Transportation Innovation Council Roundtable Discussion
 
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Secretary Leslie S. Richards today joined US Department of Transportation Deputy Secretary Victor Mendez, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Administrator Gregory Nadeau and FHWA Division Administrator Renee Sigel to showcase the Pennsylvania State Transportation Innovation Council (STIC). Pennsylvania was chosen to host because of the success of the Pennsylvania STIC.
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8/3/2016

Auditor General DePasquale Says PDE Provided More Than $2.5 Million in Questionable Lease Reimbursements to 9 Charter Schools
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said an audit of the Propel Charter School System in Allegheny County is another example of the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) diverting millions of dollars from classrooms to the bank accounts of some charter school operators.
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8/3/2016

Auditor General DePasquale Says PDE Provided More Than $2.5 Million in Questionable Lease Reimbursements to 9 Charter Schools
 
Latest audit shows PDE paid nearly $400,000 to Propel Charter School System in Allegheny County
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8/2/2016

Gov. Wolf Announces GO TIME savings milestone and thanks employees for collaboration and project ideas
 
Governor Tom Wolf announces that his administration has reached a milestone in its efforts to find savings and efficiencies through its GO TIME initiative. Gov. Wolf also thanks employees who found savings and provided project ideas that contributed to the administration's efforts.
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8/2/2016

Gov. Wolf Announced GO TIME Savings Milestone, Thanks Employees For Collaboration, Project Ideas
 
Governor Tom Wolf announced that his administration has reached a milestone in its efforts to find savings and efficiencies through its GO TIME initiative. Gov. Wolf also thanked employees who found savings and provided project ideas that contributed to the administration's efforts.
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8/2/2016

Governor and First Lady Wolf to Host National Night Out Event At PA Governor's Residence
 
Governor Tom Wolf and First Lady Frances Wolf will host the second annual National Night Out event at the Pennsylvania Governor's Residence today, Tuesday, August 2. The event will run from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. and will proceed rain or shine. The Governor and First Lady will greet visitors at the event.
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7/29/2016

Office of Attorney General reaches agreement with Hershey Trust Company and Milton Hershey School
 
Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane's office today announced it has reached an agreement with the Hershey Trust Company and the Milton Hershey School that implements significant reforms to improve the operation and governance of both entities.
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7/29/2016

Office of Attorney General reaches agreement with Hershey Trust Company and Milton Hershey School
 
HARRISBURG - Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane's office today announced it has reached an agreement with the Hershey Trust Company and the Milton Hershey School that implements significant reforms to improve the operation and governance of both entities.
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7/26/2016

Auditor General DePasquale Says Deficiencies in Nursing Home Oversight Could Impact Quality of Care for 80,000+ Pennsylvanians
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said today that his audit of the Department of Health's (DOH) oversight of nursing homes has already led to changes that should improve the quality of care residents receive.
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7/26/2016

Auditor General DePasquale Says Deficiencies in Nursing Home Oversight Could Impact Quality of Care for 80,000+ Pennsylvanians
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said today that his audit of the Department of Health's (DOH) oversight of nursing homes has already led to changes that should improve the quality of care residents receive.
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7/24/2016

Media Tour of Philadelphia's Historic District
 
Governor Tom Wolf welcomes media during a tour of Philadelphia's Historic District on Sunday July 24, 2016.
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