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2/7/2017

Different Approach for Pennsylvania: Governor Wolf's Budget Cuts Costs, Protects Education and Seniors
 
Today, Governor Tom Wolf outlined a different approach for Pennsylvania's budget by tackling a $3 billion deficit without raising taxes on families, while protecting schools, seniors, and resources used to battle the opioid epidemic, in addition to creating new tools for manufacturing and small businesses.
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2/7/2017

Different Approach for Pennsylvania: Governor Wolf's Budget Cuts Costs, Protects Education and Seniors
 
Governor Tom Wolf outlined a different approach for Pennsylvania's budget by tackling a $3 billion deficit without raising taxes on families, while protecting schools, seniors, and resources used to battle the opioid epidemic, in addition to creating new tools for manufacturing and small businesses.
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2/6/2017

Governor Wolf Joins Assali Family in Allentown for Reunion
 
Today, Governor Wolf was in Allentown to greet members of the Assali family as they are reunited with their family after being denied entry into the United States following confusion about the president's executive order.
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2/6/2017

Governor Wolf Joins Assali Family in Allentown for Reunion
 
Governor Wolf was in Allentown to greet members of the Assali family as they are reunited with their family after being denied entry into the United States following confusion about the president's executive order.
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2/2/2017

Groundhog Day in PA
 
Punxsutawney Phil Predicts Six More Weeks of Wintry Weather
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2/2/2017

Groundbreaking PA Treasury Transparency Website Feature Allows Taxpayers to Track General Fund Balance for the First Time
 
- Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella today unveiled a new, groundbreaking transparency website feature that for the first time allows Pennsylvania taxpayers to access up-to-date information on the state's General Fund, which serves as the state's checkbook. The portal (www.patreasury.gov/transparency) tracks the current balance of the General Fund, compares monthly and annual revenues and expenditures and illustrates how Treasury's line of credit prevents the fund from falling into the negative.
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2/2/2017

Over 700,000 Additional Pennsylvanians Enrolled in Governor Wolf's Medicaid Expansion Plan
 
In February of 2015, Governor Wolf expanded Medicaid to ensure that Pennsylvanians can receive affordable, straightforward, accessible healthcare without unnecessary delays and confusion. Today, Governor Wolf announced that over 700,000 Pennsylvanians have enrolled in HealthChoices, Pennsylvania's mandatory managed care Medicaid program, since expansion occurred two years ago. U.S. Census data shows that the commonwealth's uninsured rate has dropped from 10.2 percent in 2010 to 6.4 percent in 2015.
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2/2/2017

Over 700,000 Additional Pennsylvanians Enrolled in Governor Wolf's Medicaid Expansion Plan
 
In February of 2015, Governor Wolf expanded Medicaid to ensure that Pennsylvanians can receive affordable, straightforward, accessible healthcare without unnecessary delays and confusion. Today, Governor Wolf announced that over 700,000 Pennsylvanians have enrolled in HealthChoices, Pennsylvania's mandatory managed care Medicaid program, since expansion occurred two years ago. U.S. Census data shows that the commonwealth's uninsured rate has dropped from 10.2 percent in 2010 to 6.4 percent in 2015.
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2/1/2017

Groundhog Day in PA: Punxsutawney Phil Predicts Six More Weeks of Wintry Weather
 
- Pennsylvania's world-famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, predicted six more weeks of winter after seeing his shadow this morning in the Pennsylvania Wilds. Thousands of fans watched as Phil made his highlyanticipated weather prognostication, commemorating 131 years of Pennsylvania's unique Groundhog Day tradition.
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2/1/2017

Secretary of Health Urges Pennsylvanians to Get Their Blood Pressure Checked During American Heart Month
 
Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Dr. Karen Murphy urged all Pennsylvanians, especially women, to get their blood pressure checked during a special American Heart Month event today in the Capitol Rotunda. She also performed free blood pressure screenings for visitors to the Capitol.
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2/1/2017

Secretary of Health Urges Pennsylvanians to Get Their Blood Pressure Checked During American Heart Month
 
Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Dr. Karen Murphy urged all Pennsylvanians, especially women, to get their blood pressure checked during a special American Heart Month event today in the Capitol Rotunda. She also performed free blood pressure screenings for visitors to the Capitol.
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2/1/2017

Pennsylvania Department of General Services, PHMC Kick-Off Black History Month, Unveil Trailblazer's Exhibit in East Wing of Capitol
 
Pennsylvania Department of General Services, PHMC Kick-Off Black History Month, Unveil Trailblazer's Exhibit in East Wing of Capitol
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2/1/2017

Pennsylvania Department of General Services, PHMC Kick-Off Black History Month, Unveil Trailblazer's Exhibit in East Wing of Capitol
 
Harrisburg, PA - Pennsylvania Department of General Services (DGS) Secretary Curt Topper and Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) Director of External Affairs Howard Pollman were joined today by state Senator Art Haywood to kick-off Black History Month in the Capitol with the unveiling of the PHMC exhibit, 'Trailblazers: Notable African Americans in Pennsylvania History,' which made its return to the Capitol after a 7-year hiatus.
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2/1/2017

Groundbreaking PA Treasury Transparency Website Feature Allows Taxpayers to Track General Fund Balance for the First Time
 
Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella today unveiled a new, groundbreaking transparency website feature that for the first time allows Pennsylvania taxpayers to access up-to-date information on the state's General Fund, which serves as the state's checkbook. The portal (www.patreasury.gov/transparency) tracks the current balance of the General Fund, compares monthly and annual revenues and expenditures and illustrates how Treasury's line of credit prevents the fund from falling into the negative.
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1/31/2017

Governor Wolf Announces $10 Million Budget Proposal to Increase Overdose Antidote Access for First Responders, Law Enforcement
 
Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that his proposed 2017-2018 budget will include $10 million to provide live-saving Naloxone to first responders and law enforcement across the state. The money will be available through the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency.
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