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12/8/2017

Full Ceremony - Governor Wolf and First Lady Frances Wolf Light the 2017 Capitol Christmas Tree
 
Governor Tom Wolf and First Lady Frances Wolf joined hundreds of people in the state Capitol Rotunda today to celebrate the holidays with the 2017 Capitol Tree Lighting Ceremony.
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12/7/2017

GO-TIME: Revenue Department Saves Taxpayers $29.3 Million through Fraud Prevention and Tax Return Review Efforts
 
The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue saved taxpayers approximately $29.3 million in the last fiscal year by improving the process it uses to prevent the issuance of fraudulent and erroneous tax refunds, Revenue Secretary Dan Hassell announced today. An estimated $80.5 million will be saved over four years.
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12/7/2017

Governor Wolf: More Seniors to Receive Coordinated, Quality Health Care in Their Homes, Communities
 
Today, Governor Tom Wolf visited the Stephen Foster Community Center in Lawrenceville to announce Community HealthChoices, a program to improve services for hundreds of thousands of Pennsylvanians that will launch in 14 southwest Pennsylvania counties in January 2018. The governor was joined by Teresa Miller, Acting Secretary for the Department of Human Services; Teresa Osborne, Secretary of the Department of Aging; and Rich Fitzgerald, Allegheny County Executive.
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12/6/2017

Wolf Administration Teams Up to Support Families in Need this Holiday Season
 
Today, First Lady Frances Wolf joined cabinet members for the 28th annual Holiday Wish Program gift drive in Harrisburg, which provides donated gifts to about 200 families and 100 seniors across Pennsylvania.
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12/6/2017

Wolf Administration Teams Up to Support Families in Need this Holiday Season
 
Today, First Lady Frances Wolf joined cabinet members for the 28th annual Holiday Wish Program gift drive in Harrisburg, which provides donated gifts to about 200 families and 100 seniors across Pennsylvania.
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12/6/2017

Governor Wolf Announces Additional Standardized Testing Reductions for Pennsylvania Students, Teachers
 
Governor Tom Wolf joined parents, teachers and school administrators today to announce more improvements to standardized testing in Pennsylvania. After reducing the number of test days by two days this school year, starting next school year, the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA) will be condensed from three weeks to two weeks and shifted to later in the school year, easing stress on students and giving them up to two additional weeks to learn before taking the assessment.
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12/6/2017

Governor Wolf Announces Additional Standardized Testing Reductions for Pennsylvania Students, Teachers
 
Harrisburg, PA - Governor Tom Wolf joined parents, teachers and school administrators today to announce more improvements to standardized testing in Pennsylvania. After reducing the number of test days by two days this school year, starting next school year, the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA) will be condensed from three weeks to two weeks and shifted to later in the school year, easing stress on students and giving them up to two additional weeks to learn before taking the assessment.
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12/5/2017

Wolf Administration Reminds Pennsylvanians to get a Flu Vaccination
 
Today the Wolf Administration's Deputy Secretary for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Dr. Loren Robinson, reminded Pennsylvanians of the importance of getting a flu vaccination.
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12/4/2017

Wolf Administration Names 2018 Teacher of the Year
 
Today, Education Secretary Pedro A. Rivera announced Jennifer R. Wahl, a teacher at Loyalsock Township High School in Lycoming County, has been named the 2018 Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year. The announcement was made during the SAS Institute, the Pennsylvania Department of Education's annual professional development conference.
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12/4/2017

Wolf Administration Names 2018 Teacher of the Year
 
Today, Education Secretary Pedro A. Rivera announced Jennifer R. Wahl, a teacher at Loyalsock Township High School in Lycoming County, has been named the 2018 Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year. The announcement was made during the SAS Institute, the Pennsylvania Department of Education's annual professional development conference.
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12/2/2017

Wolf Administration Taking Lead on Health Enrollment after Trump Administration Cutbacks
 
Members of the Wolf Administration, including Pennsylvania Insurance Department Acting Commissioner Jessica Altman, Department of Human Services Acting Secretary Teresa Miller, and Department of Aging Secretary Teresa Osborne will be joined by the Pennsylvania Health Access Network to offer enrollment assistance for individuals eligible for Medicare, plans through the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Medical Assistance, and CHIP
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12/1/2017

PA Agriculture Secretary, PA National Guard Kick Off 'Trees for Troops' Donation Weekend at Carbon County Tree Farm
 
Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding and Lt. Col. Michael Siriani of the Pennsylvania National Guard today helped kick off the state's 2017 Trees for Troops weekend, encouraging Pennsylvanians to donate real Christmas trees for distribution to active-duty military and their families.
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12/1/2017

PA Agriculture Secretary, PA National Guard Kick Off 'Trees for Troops' Donation Weekend at Carbon County Tree Farm
 
Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding and Lt. Col. Michael Siriani of the Pennsylvania National Guard today helped kick off the state's 2017 Trees for Troops weekend, encouraging Pennsylvanians to donate real Christmas trees for distribution to active-duty military and their families.
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12/1/2017

Wolf Administration to Introduce Safe Opioid Prescribing Guidelines for Pediatric and Adolescent Populations
 
Today the Wolf Administration's Acting Secretary of Health and Physician General Dr. Rachel Levine, along with doctors and industry leaders in pediatric care at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), will take the next step in the fight to combat the opioid epidemic in Pennsylvania by introducing the safe opioid prescribing guidelines for pediatric and adolescent populations.
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11/30/2017

Wolf Administration Announces Details of Pennsylvania's New Apprenticeship Program
 
Harrisburg, PA - Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Deputy Secretary Carol Kilko joined Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) Deputy Secretary Eileen Cipriani and Hanover Chamber President Gary Laird in the Capitol Media Center to unveil the components of Governor Tom Wolf's new pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship program. The new program, housed at DCED, will enable more Pennsylvania employers to develop the specialized training their workers need to close skills gaps in the workplace, while also providing rewarding career pathways for students and adults.
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