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7/1/2019

Governor Wolf Signs Bill to Help Attract New Workers to Pennsylvania
 
Harrisburg, PA - Governor Tom Wolf signed HB 1172, now Act 41 of 2019, that cuts bureaucratic red tape to make it easier for new Pennsylvanians, including military spouses, with an out-of-state occupational license to work. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Dave Hickernell, Chairman of the House Professional Licensure Committee and cosponsored by minority Chairman Harry Readshaw, passed with overwhelming bipartisan support in the legislature, creating the opportunity for more sweeping licensing reforms in the future as the governor has proposed.
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7/1/2019

Governor Wolf Signs Bill to Help Attract New Workers to Pennsylvania
 
Governor Tom Wolf signed HB 1172, now Act 41 of 2019, that cuts bureaucratic red tape to make it easier for new Pennsylvanians, including military spouses, with an out-of-state occupational license to work. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Dave Hickernell, Chairman of the House Professional Licensure Committee and cosponsored by minority Chairman Harry Readshaw, passed with overwhelming bipartisan support in the legislature, creating the opportunity for more sweeping licensing reforms in the future as the governor has proposed.
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7/1/2019

Gov. Wolf Signs First-in-the-Nation Education Program to Benefit National Guard Member Families
 
Governor Tom Wolf today signed into law House Bill 1324, known as the PA GI Bill, which creates a program allowing spouses and children of Pennsylvania National Guard (PNG) members to attend college at no or reduced cost. The PA GI Bill, or Military Family Education Program, is the first program of its kind in the nation.
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7/1/2019

Gov. Wolf Signs First-in-the-Nation Education Program to Benefit National Guard Member Families
 
Harrisburg, PA - Governor Tom Wolf today signed into law House Bill 1324, known as the PA GI Bill, which creates a program allowing spouses and children of Pennsylvania National Guard (PNG) members to attend college at no or reduced cost. The PA GI Bill, or Military Family Education Program, is the first program of its kind in the nation.
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6/29/2019

Governor Wolf Touts Restore Pennsylvania Benefits in Blair, Clearfield Counties
 
Today, Governor Tom Wolf was joined by local leaders on a walking tour of Altoona to observe blighted business fronts, including the condemned Penn Central Place, to discuss how Restore Pennsylvania could assist with revitalizing Pennsylvania's communities.
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6/28/2019

Gov. Wolf: Automatic Sealing of Criminal Records Takes Effect on One-Year Clean Slate Anniversary
 
Harrisburg, PA -- Governor Tom Wolf today participated in a press conference to celebrate the one-year anniversary of signing Clean Slate into law and to announce that automatic sealing of criminal records begins today.
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6/28/2019

Gov. Wolf: Automatic Sealing of Criminal Records Takes Effect on One-Year Clean Slate Anniversary
 
Governor Tom Wolf today participated in a press conference to celebrate the one-year anniversary of signing Clean Slate into law and to announce that automatic sealing of criminal records begins today.
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6/28/2019

Pennsylvania Reaches Early Education Milestone Under Gov. Wolf's Leadership
 
Funding for pre-k to 12 education has increased by $1.2 billion and early education assistance has doubled since Governor Wolf took office. Today, the governor was joined by preschool children and Pre-K for PA to celebrate Pennsylvania's historic education investments, including this year's $265 million funding increase for pre-k to 12 education.
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6/28/2019

Pennsylvania Reaches Early Education Milestone Under Gov. Wolf's Leadership
 
Funding for pre-k to 12 education has increased by $1.2 billion and early education assistance has doubled since Governor Wolf took office. Today, the governor was joined by preschool children and Pre-K for PA to celebrate Pennsylvania's historic education investments, including this year's $265 million funding increase for pre-k to 12 education.
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6/26/2019

Auditor General DePasquale Refers Hanover Area School District Audit Findings to Ethics Commission and Prosecutors
 
HARRISBURG - Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said his new audit of the Hanover Area School District found the Luzerne County district overpaid vendors by hundreds of thousands of dollars, findings that he will refer to the Ethics Commission and county prosecutors.
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6/25/2019

PennDOT, Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission, Pennsylvania State Police Highlight Responsible Boating, Driving
 
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Secretary Leslie S. Richards, along with representatives from the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, and Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) held a media event today at the City Island boat launch, urging safe and responsible celebration whether on a boat or driving a vehicle.
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6/25/2019

PennDOT, Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission, Pennsylvania State Police Highlight Responsible Boating, Driving
 
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Secretary Leslie S. Richards, along with representatives from the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, and Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) held a media event today at the City Island boat launch, urging safe and responsible celebration whether on a boat or driving a vehicle.
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6/25/2019

Auditor General DePasquale to Revisit Dog Law Enforcement Audit
 
HARRISBURG - Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said he is revisiting his 2013 special performance audit of the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture's Dog Law Enforcement Office.
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6/25/2019

Auditor General DePasquale to Revisit Dog Law Enforcement Audit
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said he is revisiting his 2013 special performance audit of the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture's Dog Law Enforcement Office.
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6/24/2019

Public Joins Celebration of 100th Anniversary of Pennsylvania Vote for Women's Suffrage
 
Acting Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar joined officials and membersof the public in the Capitol Rotunda to commemorate today's 100th anniversary of the Pennsylvania General Assembly's vote to ratify the 19th Amendment that would eventually give women the right to vote.
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