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1/6/2017

Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding joins groups at the Fill A Glass With Hope event at the Pennsylvania Farm Show.
 
Fill a Glass With Hope is a partnership formed among Feeding Pennsylvania, the Pennsylvania Dairymen's Association, Mid-Atlantic Dairy, agriculture partners, and business leaders that provides fresh milk to Pennsylvania families in need through Feeding Pennsylvania's statewide network of food banks. Initially launched in June 2014 as an initiative with the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank, an announcement was made at the 2016 Farm Show that this program - through Feeding Pennsylvania - was being expanded to become Pennsylvania's first statewide charitable fresh milk program.
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1/6/2017

Department of Corrections Plans to Close Two State Prisons in Cost-Cutting Measure
 
Department of Corrections Secretary John Wetzel met with union officials and the agency's leadership team to discuss the plan to close two prisons and reduce by half the community corrections population by June 30, 2017, as part of spending reductions in response to the state budget deficit.
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1/5/2017

Half-Ton Butter Sculpture Showcases Culture of Stewardship During 101st Farm Show
 
'Our Commonwealth's Blue Ribbon Experience' Kicks Off January 7. A sculpture paying tribute to the history of environmental stewardship by dairy farmers, and crafted from more than 1,000 pounds of butter, was unveiled today at the 101st Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg.
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1/5/2017

Half-Ton Butter Sculpture Showcases Culture of Stewardship During 101st Farm Show
 
'Our Commonwealth's Blue Ribbon Experience' Kicks Off January 7
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12/22/2016

Governor Wolf Announces 511PAConnect to Keep Stranded Motorists Safe, Informed
 
Harrisburg, PA - Governor Tom Wolf today announced the launch of 511PAConnect, a new initiative that will provide information updates to motorists in the event of a long-term road closure due to accidents on the Pennsylvania Turnpike or other state roadways. Following last year's significant trapped queue during Winter Storm Jonas, Wolf tasked state agencies to develop a tool to better keep drivers informed in similar situations in the future.
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12/22/2016

Governor Wolf Announces 511PAConnect to Keep Stranded Motorists Safe, Informed
 
Governor Tom Wolf today announced the launch of 511PAConnect, a new initiative that will provide information updates to motorists in the event of a long-term road closure due to accidents on the Pennsylvania Turnpike or other state roadways. Following last year's significant trapped queue during Winter Storm Jonas, Wolf tasked state agencies to develop a tool to better keep drivers informed in similar situations in the future.
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12/21/2016

Department of Health Provides Update on Medical Marijuana Program Implementation in Pennsylvania
 
At her regular briefing of the status of Pennsylvania's Medical Marijuana Program, Secretary of Health Dr. Karen Murphy today announced applications for medical marijuana grower/processors and dispensaries will be available beginning January 17, 2017. Permit applications will be accepted from February 20, 2017 until March 20, 2017.
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12/21/2016

14478 Department of Health Provides Update on Medical Marijuana Program Implementation in Pennsylvania
 
At her regular briefing of the status of Pennsylvania's Medical Marijuana Program, Secretary of Health Dr. Karen Murphy today announced applications for medical marijuana grower/processors and dispensaries will be available beginning January 17, 2017. Permit applications will be accepted from February 20, 2017 until March 20, 2017.
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12/15/2016

Physician General Levine Fills Naloxone Prescription at Enola Pharmacy
 
Dr. Rachel Levine will fill a naloxone prescription using her standing order at the CVS Pharmacy in Enola. The purpose of the event is to demonstrate how everybody can acquire naloxone from their local pharmacy without a prescription from their physician. Dr. Levine will also provide brief remarks about the importance of naloxone.
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12/15/2016

Physician General Joins School Nurse to Fill Naloxone Prescription at CVS Pharmacy using Standing Order
 
Enola, PA - Pennsylvania Physician General Dr. Rachel Levine today joined a high school nurse at a CVS Pharmacy to demonstrate how to fill prescriptions for naloxone, a life-saving opioid overdose reversal drug which is readily available to anyone in the commonwealth due to the standing order signed by Dr. Levine.
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12/14/2016

Wolf Administration Offers Tips on Home Holiday Safety
 
The holiday season is a festive time, which often means homes are decorated and family and friends visit. The Wolf Administration is offering some tips on how to keep this season happy by avoiding potentially dangerous and costly situations.
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12/14/2016

Wolf Administration Offers Tips on Home Holiday Safety
 
Harrisburg, PA - The holiday season is a festive time, which often means homes are decorated and family and friends visit. The Wolf Admini stration is offering some tips on how to keep this season happy by avoiding potentially dangerous and costly situations.
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12/9/2016

Governor and First Lady Wolf Join Public at Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
 
The Annual Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, arranged by the Department of General Services (DGS) in cooperation with various organizations, is always a highlight of the yuletide season in Central Pennsylvania.
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12/9/2016

Governor and First Lady Wolf Join Public at Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
 
The Annual Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, arranged by the Department of General Services (DGS) in cooperation with various organizations, is always a highlight of the yuletide season in Central Pennsylvania.
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12/9/2016

Governor and First Lady Wolf Join Public at Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
 
The Annual Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, arranged by the Department of General Services (DGS) in cooperation with various organizations, is always a highlight of the yuletide season in Central Pennsylvania.
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