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10/20/2016

Auditor General DePasquale Says Department of Corrections Properly Recording Inmate Violence, Must Do More to Reduce Incidents
 
Encourages review of correctional officer staffing, training, other violence-prevention needs
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10/20/2016

Secretary of State Addresses Election Issues, Voter Rights
 
Secretary of State Addresses Election Issues, Voter Rights
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10/20/2016

Secretary of State Addresses Election Issues, Voter Rights
 
Today, Secretary of State Pedro A. Cortes held a press conference to address the recent comments made about the integrity of elections in Pennsylvania and other issues important to voters heading into the November 8th election. Secretary Cortes discussed voting systems, election integrity, poll-watching and voters' rights to participate free of intimidation.
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10/20/2016

In York, Secretary of Health Discusses Distribution of Naloxone to Schools
 
Secretary of Health Dr. Karen Murphy today visited Northeastern High School in York County to discuss the Department of Health's efforts to provide schools with the overdose reversal medication naloxone. She also commended Northeastern High School for their drug education and awareness efforts and spoke with students and administrators about the important role the community plays in battling the opioid epidemic.
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10/20/2016

In York, Secretary of Health Discusses Distribution of Naloxone to Schools Overdose Reversal Medication Still Available to Interested Schools
 
Manchester, PA - Secretary of Health Dr. Karen Murphy today visited Northeastern High School in York County to discuss the Department of Health's efforts to provide schools with the overdose reversal medication naloxone. She also commended Northeastern High School for their drug education and awareness efforts and spoke with students and administrators about the important role the community plays in battling the opioid epidemic.
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10/18/2016

Lieutenant Governor Stack Co-Chairs Hearing on Access to Drug Treatment
 
Lieutenant Governor Mike Stack co-chaired a public hearing along with Secretary Gary Tennis of the state Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP). The hearing was one of a series being held around the state this fall under House Resolution 590, which tasked DDAP with evaluating access to drug and alcohol abuse treatment in Pennsylvania and reporting back to the Legislature.
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10/18/2016

Lieutenant Governor Stack Co-Chairs Hearing on Access to Drug Treatment
 
Lieutenant Governor Stack co-chaired HR 590 drug and alcohol treatment hearing with Secretary Gary Tennis of the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs.
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10/17/2016

Governor Wolf Recognizes Law Enforcement for Battling Opioid Epidemic
 
Governor Wolf today thanked Pennsylvania's law enforcement community for combating the opioid epidemic by carrying the overdose reversal drug Naloxone. There are now 17 counties that have full participation of police departments carrying Naloxone. He also encouraged other municipal police departments to carry Naloxone. Governor Tom Wolf was joined by the Pennsylvania State Police, district attorneys, capitol police officers, and other state partners.
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10/17/2016

Governor Wolf Recognizes Law Enforcement for Battling Opioid Epidemic
 
Governor Wolf today thanked Pennsylvania's law enforcement community for combating the opioid epidemic by carrying the overdose reversal drug Naloxone.
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10/16/2016

Insurance Commissioner Alerts Consumers About New Service To Find Lost Life Insurance Policies, Supports Legislation to Require Insurer Participation
 
Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller today alerted Pennsylvanians that her department has begun using a new service to help locate lost life insurance policies, and announced her support for legislation, sponsored by Rep. Marguerite Quinn (R - Bucks County), that would put this consumer service into law and require insurers to conduct the searches.
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10/12/2016

Auditor General DePasquale Says Audit Leads to Major Changes at ChildLine, Helping Protect More At-Risk Children
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said major changes at the Department of Human Services' (DHS) child-abuse hotline, ChildLine, are making a significant difference in helping children who might be victims of abuse or neglect.
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10/12/2016

Auditor General DePasquale Says Audit Leads to Major Changes at ChildLine , Helping Protect More At - Risk Children
 
HARRISBURG - Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said major changes at t he Department of Human Services' (DHS) child - abuse hotline, ChildLine, are making a significant difference in helping children who might be victims of abuse or neglect.
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10/12/2016

Pennsylvania Capitol Police Upgrade to In-Car Camera Technology
 
Pennsylvania Capitol Police Superintendent Joe Jacob today announced the police force has recently upgraded its patrol vehicles with in-car camera technology that will provide an audio and video recorded account of all officer traffic stops and other interactions with the public involving patrol vehicles.
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10/5/2016

PennDOT, DCNR Secretaries Ride Proposed Pike2Bike Trail in Breezewood
 
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Secretary Leslie S. Richards, along with the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Secretary Cindy Dunn, today jointly rode the proposed Pike2Bike trail in Bedford and Fulton counties, which uses the former right of way of the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
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10/5/2016

PennDOT, DCNR Secretaries Ride Proposed Pike2Bike Trail in Breezewood
 
Harrisburg - Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Secretary Leslie S. Richards, along with the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Secretary Cindy Dunn, today jointly rode the proposed Pike2Bike trail in Bedford and Fulton counties, which uses the former right of way of the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
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