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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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10/4/2016

Department of Health to Release Nursing Home Quality Improvement Task Force Report and Outline Significant Improvements to Oversight of Pennsylvania's Facilities
 
Pennsylvania Department of Health Secretary Dr. Karen Murphy will release the recommendations of the Nursing Home Quality Improvement Task Force in a press conference at the Media Center in the State Capitol.
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10/4/2016

Department of Health Releases Nursing Home Quality Improvement Task Force Report; Outlines Significant Improvements to Oversight of Pennsylvania's Facilities Attorney General provides $1.2 million to facilitate changes
 
Harrisburg, PA - Pennsylvania Department of Health Secretary Dr. Karen Murphy today released the recommendationsof the Nursing Home Quality Improvement Task Force. The task force was created as part of the department's proactive efforts under the Wolf Administration to make the most significant changes to nursing home oversight in nearly two decades. Secretary Murphy also announced the Office of Attorney General is providing $1.2 million to help facilitate the recommended changes.
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9/29/2016

DDAP Hosts Panel of Medical Providers, People in Recovery to Discuss Ways to Improve Addiction Treatment
 
Today, medical providers from across Pennsylvania came together with people in recovery from the disease of addiction to discuss ways the healthcare system can more effectively treat addiction.
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9/29/2016

Auditor General DePasquale Says DHS Must Stop Putting Public Assistance Benefits on ACCESS Cards Associated with Deceased People
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said his latest audit shows that over a 12-month period the Department of Human Services (DHS) paid public assistance benefits to 2,324 deceased Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) cardholders' accounts.
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9/29/2016

Auditor General DePasquale Says DHS Must Stop Putting Public Assistance Benefits on ACCESS Cards Associated with Deceased People
 
HARRISBURG - Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said his latest audit shows that over a 12-month period the Department of Human Services (DHS) paid public assistance benefits to 2,324 deceased Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) cardholders' accounts.
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9/29/2016

Pennsylvania Capitol Police Open Downtown Harrisburg Substation New location will enhance ability to serve increased number of state workers in downtown area
 
Harrisburg, PA - State Department of General Services Secretary Curt Topper and Pennsylvania Capitol Police Deputy Superintendent Kevin Brown were joined by Bradley Jones, CEO and President of Harristown Enterprises Inc., to officially open a new Pennsylvania Capitol Police Substation at 333 Market Street in Harrisburg. The new location will allow the agency to better serve the increased number of state workers in the downtown area as a result of the influx of more than 750 employees who were moved into Strawberry Square earlier this year.
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9/29/2016

Pennsylvania Capitol Police Open Downtown Harrisburg Substation
 
State Department of General Services Secretary Curt Topper and Pennsylvania Capitol Police Deputy Superintendent Kevin Brown were joined by Bradley Jones, CEO and President of Harristown Enterprises Inc., to officially open a new Pennsylvania Capitol Police Substation at 333 Market Street in Harrisburg.
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