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8/14/2017

Governor Wolf Announces PSSA Testing Reduction to Benefit Students, Teachers, and Parents
 
Building on the historic investments in schools that have improved education in the commonwealth, Governor Tom Wolf joined Secretary of Education Pedro Rivera, advocates, and educators today to announce a significant reduction in standardized testing. The change to the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA) will reduce the length of the tests by 20 percent in grades three through eight.
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8/11/2017

Spotted Lanternfly Quarantine Expands to 21 Municipalities in Five Southeastern PA Counties
 
Pennsylvania received nearly $3 million from USDA to combat destructive pest
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8/10/2017

Auditor General DePasquale Urges State Employees' Retirement System to Do More to Cut Investment Fees
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said his performance audit of the State Employees' Retirement System (SERS) found more room to cut fees to Wall Street investors while working on legislative reform and operational improvements needed to help ensure that the system can meet its obligations to retirees and protect Pennsylvania taxpayer interests.
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8/10/2017

Auditor General DePasquale Urges State Employees' Retirement System to Do More to Cut Investment Fees
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said his performance audit of the State Employees' Retirement System (SERS) found more room to cut fees to Wall Street investors while working on legislative reform and operational improvements needed to help ensure that the system can meet its obligations to retirees and protect Pennsylvania taxpayer interests.
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8/10/2017

Attorney General Shapiro Announces Arrest of 15 People for Manufacturing and Selling Crystal Methamphetamine in Erie Dismantling 4 Erie Meth Rings
 
Attorney General Shapiro announced the arrest of 15 persons charged in connection with the production and sale of more than $40,000 of crystal methamphetamine in Erie County.
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8/10/2017

Attorney General Shapiro Announces Arrest of 15 People for Manufacturing and Selling Crystal Methamphetamine in Erie
 
Attorney General Shapiro announced the arrest of 15 persons charged in connection with the production and sale of more than $40,000 of crystal methamphetamine in Erie County.
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8/8/2017

Wolf Administration and Carlisle School Leaders Team Up to Remind Parents That it's Time for Back-to-School Vaccinations
 
Today, Acting Secretary of Health and Physician General Dr. Rachel Levine, Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller, and Executive Deputy Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Education Dr. David Volkman visited Carlisle Area High School to remind parents to have their children vaccinated before the new school year.
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8/8/2017

Wolf Administration and Carlisle School Leaders Team Up to Remind Parents That it's Time for Back-to-School Vaccinations
 
Today, Acting Secretary of Health and Physician General Dr. Rachel Levine, Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller, and Executive Deputy Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Education Dr. David Volkman visited Carlisle Area High School to remind parents to have their children vaccinated before the new school year.
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8/3/2017

Wolf Administration Leaders Urge Residents to Take Steps to Prevent Mosquito and Tick Bites
 
Wolf administrations officials at a visit to Gifford Pinchot State Park today reminded residents they can take steps to prevent mosquito and tick bites, highlighting the increase of Lyme disease cases in Pennsylvania over the past two years.
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8/3/2017

Wolf Administration Leaders Urge Residents to Take Steps to Prevent Mosquito and Tick Bites
 
Wolf administrations officials at a visit to Gifford Pinchot State Park today reminded residents they can take steps to prevent mosquito and tick bites, highlighting the increase of Lyme disease cases in Pennsylvania over the past two years.
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8/3/2017

PENNSYLVANIA TREASURER TORSELLA HOSTS ROUNDTABLE IN DAUPHIN COUNTY TO DISCUSS PA ABLE PROGRAM
 
Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella today hosted a discussion with Keystone Human Services, Susquehanna Service Dogs, families from within the disability community and legislators to discuss the Pennsylvania Achieving a Better Life Experience Act Savings Program (PA ABLE), which provides tax-advantaged savings accounts for individuals with qualified disabilities and their families.
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8/3/2017

PENNSYLVANIA TREASURER TORSELLA HOSTS ROUNDTABLE IN DAUPHIN COUNTY TO DISCUSS PA ABLE PROGRAM
 
Harrisburg, PA - Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella today hosted a discussion with Keystone Human Services, Susquehanna Service Dogs, families from within the disability community and legislators to discuss the Pennsylvania Achieving a Better Life Experience Act Savings Program (PA ABLE), which provides tax-advantaged savings accounts for individuals with qualified disabilities and their families.
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8/2/2017

Governor Wolf Arrives in Bedford County; Agencies Provide Further Information on Derailment
 
Governor Tom Wolf, on behalf of Commonwealth agencies, provided the following update on train derailment and fire in Hyndman Borough, Bedford County on Wednesday that has led to the evacuation of residents in a one-mile radius of the site of the accident.
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8/2/2017

Governor Wolf Arrives in Bedford County; Agencies Provide Further Information on Derailment
 
Governor Tom Wolf is on scene at the command post in Hyndman, Bedford County to meet first responders and area residents affected by the derailment, fire and evacuation.
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8/1/2017

First Lady Frances Wolf to Attend National Night Out at the Governor's Residence
 
First Lady Frances Wolf will attend National Night Out at the Governor's Residence in Harrisburg.
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