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12/3/2018

Wolf Administration Highlights Older Driver Safety
 
With the number of older drivers on the rise in Pennsylvania, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and the Pennsylvania Department of Aging (PDA) hosted an event today at the Commonwealth Keystone Building in Harrisburg to highlight the importance of older driver safety. To highlight Older Driver Safety Awareness Week, December 3-7, the administration urges motorists of all ages to assess and sharpen their driving skills.
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12/3/2018

Wolf Administration Highlights Older Driver Safety
 
With the number of older drivers on the rise in Pennsylvania, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportati on ( PennDOT ) and the Pennsylvania Department of Aging (PDA) hosted an event today at the Commonwealth Keystone Building in Harrisburg to highlight the importance of older driver safety . To highlight Older Driver Safety Awareness Week, December 3 - 7 , the adm inistration urges motorists of all ages to assess and sharpen their driving skills.
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12/3/2018

Auditor General DePasquale Announces Plans for Special Report on Climate Change in Pennsylvania
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today announced plans to prepare a special report exploring how Pennsylvania is responding to climate change in light of a failure by national leaders to recognize and act on the issue.
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11/30/2018

Wolf Administrations Kicks Off 'Trees for Troops' Donation Weekend
 
Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding and Maj. Gen. Tony Carelli, Pennsylvania's Adjutant General and head of the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA), today helped kick off the 2018 Trees for Troops weekend, encouraging Pennsylvanians to donate Christmas trees to active-duty military and their families.
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11/30/2018

Wolf Administrations Kicks Off 'Trees for Troops' Donation Weekend
 
Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding and Maj. Gen. Tony Carelli, Pennsylvania's Adjutant General and head of the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA), today helped kick off the 2018 Trees for Troops weekend, encouraging Pennsylvanians to donate Christmas trees to active-duty military and their families.
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11/30/2018

Wolf Administration Receives $10 Million from Bloomberg Philanthropies to Fight Opioid Epidemic in Penn
 
Pennsylvania has been selected as the first state to participate in a groundbreaking initiative from Bloomberg Philanthropies designed to strengthen state
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11/30/2018

Wolf Administration Receives $10 Million from Bloomberg Philanthropies to Fight Opioid Epidemic in Pennsylvania
 
Pennsylvania has been selected as the first state to participate in a groundbreaking initiative from Bloomberg Philanthropies designed to strengthen state and local opioid prevention and treatment efforts. Governor Tom Wolf accepted a $10 million grant this morning from Michael Bloomberg - founder of Bloomberg Philanthropies and World Health Organization (WHO) Global Ambassador for Noncommunicable Diseases - at the inaugural Bloomberg American Health Summit in Washington, D.C. Governor Wolf was a featured speaker at the event, describing his administration's approach to reduce the number of Pennsylvanians addicted to opioids.
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11/27/2018

Auditor Releases Firearm Safety Special Report, Calls for Community Approach to Making Pennsylvania Safer General DePasquale
 
HARRISBURG - Calling for a community approach to saving lives, Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today released his special report on firearm safety outlining new ways in which Pennsylvania can curb deaths and injuries without changing existing laws.
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11/21/2018

Wolf Administration Provides Year-End Update on Spotted Lanternfly, Encourages Hunters to Take Action
 
Today, the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (PDA) provided a year-end update on the state's efforts to control the spread of the Spotted Lanternfly, and joined the Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC), and State Senator Judy Schwank (D-Berks) to encourage hunters to take action by scraping Spotted Lanternfly egg masses while they are out hunting.
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11/21/2018

Wolf Administration Provides Year-End Update on Spotted Lanternfly, Encourages Hunters to Take Action
 
Today, the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (PDA) provided a year-end update on the state's efforts to control the spread of the Spotted Lanternfly, and joined the Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC), and State Senator Judy Schwank (D-Berks) to encourage hunters to take action by scraping Spotted Lanternfly egg masses while they are out hunting.
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11/21/2018

Wolf Administration Reminds High School Students to Enter 'Innovations Challenge'
 
With the December 31 entry deadline quickly approaching, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) are reminding high school students grades 9-12 to submit their entries for PennDOT's Innovations Challenge.
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11/20/2018

Pennsylvania Hunters Working Together to Provide Donated Venison to Help Feed Hungry
 
Thanks to record-breaking donations of deer meat from Pennsylvania hunters, generous donors, and a helping hand from the Wolf Administration, the state's charitable food system will provide more than half a million servings of ground venison through food banks, soup kitchens, and pantries throughout the commonwealth.
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11/20/2018

Pennsylvania Hunters Working Together to Provide Donated Venison to Help Feed Hungry
 
Thanks to record-breaking donations of deer meat from Pennsylvania hunters, generous donors, and a helping hand from the Wolf Administration, the state's charitable food system will provide more than half a million servings of ground venison through food banks, soup kitchens, and pantries throughout the commonwealth.
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11/20/2018

Wolf Administration Reminds High School Students to Enter 'Innovations Challenge'
 
With the December 31 entry deadline quickly approaching, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) are reminding high school students grades 9-12 to submit their entries for PennDOT's Innovations Challenge. This year's challenge asks students to look at innovative methods, aside from laws and educational campaigns that can be developed in the next five to 10 years to get drivers to slow down in work zones.
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11/20/2018

State Fire Commissioner: Tips to Avoid Turkey Frying Accidents
 
As Thanksgiving is just days away, Pennsylvanians across the commonwealth are dusting off their turkey fryers and preparing to deep fry a home-cooked meal. While a tasty alternative to the traditional oven-roasting method, turkey fryers potentially pose significant risks to personal safety and property.
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