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3/23/2016

Wolf to Allow Republican Budget to Become Law, Warns of Looming Crisis
 
Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that he would let the Republican 2015-2016 budget become law. Although the budget cuts expenditures by another $238 million, and remains $290 million out of balance, in order to move forward and address a looming 2016-2017 deficit of $2 billion, Governor Wolf is allowing the budget to become law without his signature.
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3/23/2016

Wolf to Allow Republican Budget to Become Law, Warns of Looming Crisis
 
Governor Tom Wolf announced that he would let the Republican 2015-2016 budget become law.
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3/20/2016

PA State Police Update on Fatal Armed Robbery Attempt on Turnpike
 
The Pennsylvania State Police is investigating an armed robbery attempt that occurred this morning just before 7:00 a.m. at the Fort Littleton turnpike interchange, which is located in Dublin Township, Fulton County.
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3/20/2016

PA State Police Update on Fatal Armed Robbery Attempt on Turnpike
 
Fort Littleton, PA - The Pennsylvania State Police is investigating an armed robbery attempt that occurred this morning just before 7:00 a.m. at the Fort Littleton turnpike interchange, which is located in Dublin Township, Fulton County.
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3/18/2016

Governor Wolf's Week, 3/13-3/19/16
 
Governor Wolf this week continued to fight to move Pennsylvania forward by creating jobs and making government more responsive and innovative. Governor Wolf outlined his government reform plan which calls on the legislature to ban gifts, reform contracting, increase lobbying oversight, and increase transparency. He also met with advocates and urged the legislature to pass medical marijuana legislation in order to provide important medical relief to patients and families across the commonwealth. On Wednesday, the Republican legislature sent another out of balance budget to the governor.
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3/17/2016

Governor Wolf Outlines 'Government that Works' Reform Plan
 
Governor Wolf outlines his 'Government that Works' Reform Plan which calls for the banning of gifts, contracting reform, increasing lobbying oversight, and increasing transparency.
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3/17/2016

Governor Wolf Outlines 'Government that Works' Reform Plan
 
Governor Wolf outlines his 'Government that Works' Reform Plan which calls for the banning of gifts, contracting reform, increasing lobbying oversight, and increasing transparency.
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3/15/2016

Grand jury: Conspiracy involving 3 religious leaders allowed sexual abuse of more than 80 children
 
Three religious leaders were criminally charged today for taking part in an alleged conspiracy that allowed more than 80 victims to be sexually abused by Stephen Baker, a proven child predator, and put hundreds of other children in danger.
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3/15/2016

Grand jury: Conspiracy involving 3 religious leaders allowed sexual abuse of more than 80 children
 
Three religious leaders were criminally charged today for taking part in an alleged conspiracy that allowed more than 80 victims to be sexually abused by Stephen Baker, a proven child predator, and put hundreds of other children in danger.
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3/15/2016

Today, Governor Wolf met with advocates in order to urge the legislature to pass medical marijuana legislation.
 
Today, Governor Wolf met with advocates in order to urge the legislature to pass medical marijuana legislation.
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3/15/2016

Governor Wolf Meets with Medical Marijuana Advocates
 
Governor Wolf met with advocates in order to urge the legislature to pass medical marijuana legislation.
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3/11/2016

Governor Wolf's Week, 3/7-3/11/16 (Video)
 
This week, Governor Wolf signed an executive order that ensures employees under the governor's jurisdiction will be paid no less than $10.15 an hour. In addition to signing the executive order, Governor Tom Wolf also called upon legislators to pass a minimum wage increase for all Pennsylvania workers. He also took important steps that will improve and strengthen workforce development in Pennsylvania by aligning workforce development efforts with the private sector, strengthening connections between public sector efforts, and making the workforce development process more inclusive.
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3/9/2016

Tax Time Offers Opportunity to Help Pennsylvania's Military Families
 
Individuals filing their 2015 Pennsylvania personal income taxes can help Pennsylvania's military personnel and their families by donating part or all of their refund to the state's Military Family Relief Assistance Program.
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3/9/2016

Tax Time Offers Opportunity to Help Pennsylvania's Military Families PA Military Families in Need Can Apply for Emergency Assistance Grants
 
Harrisburg, PA - Individuals filing their 2015 Pennsylvania personal income taxes can help Pennsylvania's military personnel and their families by donating part or all of their refund to the state's Military Family Relief Assistance Program.
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3/7/2016

Governor Wolf Signs Executive Order to Raise Minimum Wage, Calls on Legislature to Raise Minimum Wage Statewide
 
Today, as part of his 'Jobs That Pay' initiative, Governor Tom Wolf signed an executive order that ensures employees under the governor's jurisdiction will be paid no less than $10.15 an hour. The executive order also covers employees of organizations that negotiate state contracts or that lease property to the commonwealth. Those employees that perform direct services to the commonwealth or spend at least 20 percent of their working time on ancillary services related to the contract or lease will be paid a minimum of $10.15 an hour. This provision will take effect when contracts or leases are solicited or bilaterally modified on or after July 1, 2016. If the legislature acts to expand the raise to the entire state, revenue would be boosted by roughly $60 million annually, providing additional resources to fund critical programs across the commonwealth.
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