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4/30/2018

Governor Wolf, Legislators Introduce New Bipartisan Severance Tax Legislation
 
Governor Tom Wolf today was joined by a bipartisan coalition of legislative members to announce the introduction of legislation that will create a reasonable, commonsense severance tax in Pennsylvania. Senate Bill 1000, and its companion House Bill 2253, will give Pennsylvania's citizens their fair share of revenues from the natural gas industry.
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4/29/2018

PA Turnpike Activates Cashless Tolling Pilot at Clarks Summit and Keyser Avenue on Northeastern Extension
 
- The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) is reminding motorists the Clarks Summit (No. 130) and Keyser Avenue (No. 121) interchanges on the PA Turnpike's Northeastern Extension (I-476) in Lackawanna County have been converted to a cashless tolling system this weekend as part of the agency's pilot program.
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4/29/2018

PA Turnpike Activates Cashless Tolling Pilot at Clarks Summit and Keyser Avenue on Northeastern Extension
 
The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) is reminding motorists the Clarks Summit (No. 130) and Keyser Avenue (No. 121) interchanges on the PA Turnpike's Northeastern Extension (I-476) in Lackawanna County have been converted to a cashless tolling system this weekend as part of the agency's pilot program.
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4/27/2018

Wolf Administration: Warm Hand-Offs Help Transition Overdose Survivors to Treatment
 
Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) Secretary Jennifer Smith and Department of Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine today joined with partners in the drug and alcohol treatment and emergency physician communities to discuss takeaways and next steps following regional summits held to discuss warm hand-off programs around the commonwealth.
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4/27/2018

overnor Wolf: Medicaid Expansion Has Helped Local Economies, Hospitals
 
Governor Tom Wolf was joined by state Representatives Mike Schlossberg and Peter Schweyer, as well as St. Luke's University Health Network leaders and physicians today to celebrate the positive economic and health care impact of expanding Medicaid in Pennsylvania. Shortly after taking office, Governor Wolf expanded Medicaid in February of 2015. More than 700,000 people have gained access to a doctor after enrolling in the health insurance program.
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4/27/2018

Governor Wolf: Medicaid Expansion Has Helped Local Economies, Hospitals
 
Governor Tom Wolf was joined by state Representatives Mike Schlossberg and Peter Schweyer, as well as St. Luke's University Health Network leaders and physicians today to celebrate the positive economic and health care impact of expanding Medicaid in Pennsylvania. Shortly after taking office, Governor Wolf expanded Medicaid in February of 2015. More than 700,000 people have gained access to a doctor after enrolling in the health insurance program.
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4/26/2018

Department of State Hosts Vendor Demonstration of Voting
 
Harrisburg, PA - The Department of State held a demonstration of new voting systems that
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4/26/2018

Department of State Hosts Vendor Demonstration of Voting Systems with a Paper Record
 
The Department of State held a demonstration of new voting systems that provide a paper record from five vendors today at the Farm Show Complex. Earlier this month, Acting Secretary of State Robert Torres informed counties they will need to select a new voting system that provides a paper trail by the end of 2019, and preferably have a system in place by the November 2019 general election.
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4/25/2018

Wolf Administration Debuts Senior Emergency Preparedness Video
 
The Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) and Department of Aging today hosted a debut screening of 'Preparing Together for Emergencies' - a video that prepares older Pennsylvanians for disaster and emergency situations.
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4/25/2018

Wolf Administration Debuts Senior Emergency Preparedness Video
 
The Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) and Department of Aging today hosted a debut screening of 'Preparing Together for Emergencies' - a video that prepares older Pennsylvanians for disaster and emergency situations.
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4/25/2018

Auditor General DePasquale to Review Compliance with Sexual Harassment Policies of State Agencies
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today announced plans to audit sexual harassment policies at state agencies.
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4/25/2018

Auditor General DePasquale to Review Compliance with Sexual Harassment Policies of State Agencies
 
HARRISBURG - Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today announced plans to audit sexual harassment policies at state agencies.
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4/24/2018

Wolf Administration Joins in Tree Planting Event to Kick Off 'Keystone 10 Million Trees Partnership' to Improve Water Quality
 
The Wolf Administration today joined in a streamside tree planting event at a farm in Lancaster County to kick off a local, state, and federal partnership to plant 10 million trees to improve water quality in Pennsylvania's part of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.
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4/23/2018

Wolf Administration Announces Finalists for 2019 Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year
 
Today, the Wolf Administration announced the 12 finalists for 2019 Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year.
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4/23/2018

Governor Wolf Urges Commonsense Gun Safety, Background Checks on All Gun Purchases
 
Governor Tom Wolf was joined today by Acting State Police Commissioner Lt. Col. Robert Evanchick, legislators, and stakeholders to urge passage of commonsense gun safety legislation, including background checks on all gun purchases in Pennsylvania.
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