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2/18/2016

Pennsylvania Leaders Launch Public Safety Initiative to Tackle Drivers of Cost, Incarceration, and Recidivism
 
Governor and Pennsylvania Leaders Launch Public Safety Initiative to Tackle Drivers of Cost, Incarceration, and Recidivism
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2/18/2016

Pennsylvania Leaders Launch Public Safety Initiative to Tackle Drivers of Cost, Incarceration, and Recidivism
 
Harrisburg, PA - Governor Tom Wolf and leaders from both political parties and all three branches of government today launched an extensive review of the state's criminal justice system as part of a new Justice Reinvestment Initiative designed to reduce ineffective corrections spending and invest those savings in proven public safety strategies.
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2/17/2016

Auditor General DePasquale Says Gaming Board Made Improvements
 
Auditor General DePasquale Says Gaming Board Made Improvements; Must Expand Law Enforcement Funding, Curb Board Member Expenses
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2/17/2016

Auditor General DePasquale Says Gaming Board Made Improvements; Must Expand Law Enforcement Funding, Curb Board Member Expenses
 
HARRISBURG - Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said that while the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) has made significant improvements since the last audit, the board must work to change the gaming law to expand funding for local law enforcement, and bring excessive food reimbursements for board members in line with standard commonwealth policy.
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2/16/2016

Governor Wolf Signs Criminal History Sealing Expansion Bill into Law
 
Harrisburg, PA - Governor Tom Wolf today signed Senate Bill 166, sponsored by Senator Stewart Greenleaf, into law, which expands criminal record sealing in Pennsylvania in order to reduce recidivism, relieve the pardon system, and provide ex-offenders greater opportunity to join the workforce.
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2/16/2016

Governor Wolf Signs Criminal History Sealing Expansion Bill into Law
 
Harrisburg, PA - Governor Tom Wolf today signed Senate Bill 166, sponsored by Senator Stewart Greenleaf, into law, which expands criminal record sealing in Pennsylvania in order to reduce recidivism, relieve the pardon system, and provide ex-offenders greater opportunity to join the workforce. Governor Wolf was joined today at a bill signing ceremony by Sen. Greenleaf, Rep. Jordan Harris, chairs of Judiciary committees and various criminal justice organizations.
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2/12/2016

Live Feed of Harrisburg's Famous Peregrine Falcons Returns Just in Time for Valentine's Day
 
Love is in the air in Harrisburg as the city's famous pair of peregrine falcons have returned to their nest on the 15th floor ledge of the Rachel Carson State Office Building just in time for Valentine's Day. To celebrate, the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today launched a redesigned falcon website that features a high definition, three-camera live video feed of the nest that will now be streamed year-round. The site also provides more opportunities for people to interact through social media.
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2/10/2016

Upcoming Elimination of Registration Stickers Holds Benefits for Customers/Law Enforcement
 
At the invitation of PennDOT Secretary Leslie S. Richards, legislators and law enforcement officers today received a demonstration of Automated License Plate Reader (ALPR) technology that provides law enforcement a better tool to verify expired vehicle registrations.
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2/10/2016

Upcoming Elimination of Registration Stickers Holds Benefits for Customers/Law Enforcement
 
At the invitation of PennDOT Secretary Leslie S. Richards, legislators and law enforcement officers today received a demonstration of Automated License Plate Reader (ALPR) technology that provides law enforcement a better tool to verify expired vehicle registrations.
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2/9/2016

Governor Wolf's 2016-2017 Budget Address
 
Pennsylvania Facing Fiscal Crisis: Governor Wolf asks Lawmakers to Choose Responsible Path
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2/9/2016

Pennsylvania Facing Fiscal Crisis: Governor Wolf asks Lawmakers to Choose Responsible Path
 
Failure to Address Deficit a 'Time Bomb' Forcing Billion Dollar Cut to Schools
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2/5/2016

Governor Wolf Announces New Efficiency Measures, Success of GOTIME in First Year
 
Governor Wolf Announces New Efficiency Measures, Success of GOTIME in First Year
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2/5/2016

Governor Wolf Announces New Efficiency Measures, Success of GOTIME in First Year
 
Harrisburg, PA - In support of his mission to Governor Tom Wolf announced that his 2016-2017 Budget proposal will include two mergers to save money and better serve shared missions: the merger of the Board of Probation and Parole with the Department of Corrections and moving the eHealth Partnership Authority to the Department of Human Services, which combined will immediately save more than $11 million.
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2/4/2016

With Pennsylvania at a Crossroads, Governor Wolf Announces Proposed Early Education Investment
 
Governor Tom Wolf today joined Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney and Education Secretary Pedro A. Rivera to announce the proposed early education funding levels for the 2016- 17 budget. Pennsylvania stands at a crossroads, and Governor Wolf is proposing a clear path for a promising future in the commonwealth. The governor's proposal includes a $60 million increase in high-quality early childhood education. This funding increase builds upon a $60 million investment in 2015-16 to enroll about 14,000 additional children in Pennsylvania Pre-K Counts and the Head Start Supplemental Assistance Program.
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2/4/2016

With Pennsylvania at a Crossroads, Governor Wolf Announces Proposed Early Education Investment
 
Wolf Continues to Fight to Restore Education Cuts Under Previous Administration
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