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4/22/2015

Auditor General DePasquale Says LandI was Negligent in Implementing Law Regarding Excessive Overtime for Healthcare Workers
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said an audit of the Department of Labor and Industry's implementation of a 2008 law to protect healthcare workers from excessive mandatory overtime shows the department was negligent in responding to healthcare complaints and in developing regulations giving the agency the legal authority to enforce the act.
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4/17/2015

PA Turnpike Maintenance Workers Appeal to Motorists in New Safety Promotion
 
The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission announced today that it will launch a major safety initiative to urge motorists to slow down in work zones.
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4/16/2015

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission announced that it will launch a major safety initiative to urge motorists to slow down in work zones.
 
The campaign - which comes less than a year after Turnpike maintenance employee Bill McGuigan was killed in a Chester County work zone - will tout "Operation Orange Squeeze," where state troopers conduct speed enforcement from construction vehicles inside work areas.
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4/15/2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 15, 2015 Governor Wolf Continues 'Jobs that Pay' Tour at the Energy Technology Education Center
 
Lycoming Co, PA - Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf visited the Energy Technology Education Center (ShaleTEC). During his visit, Governor Wolf discussed his 2015 - 2016 budget proposal, which contains a significant investment in workforce development and a boost in funding f or Pennsylvania's most successful, in - demand public post - secondary programs that work to meet the needs of regional and statewide employers.
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4/15/2015

Governor Wolf Continues 'Jobs that Pay' Tour at the Energy Technology Education Center
 
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf visited the Energy Technology Education Center (ShaleTEC). During his visit, Governor Wolf discussed his 2015-2016 budget proposal, which contains a significant investment in workforce development and a boost in funding for Pennsylvania's most successful, in-demand public post-secondary programs that work to meet the needs of regional and statewide employers.
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4/9/2015

TRAINING TO PREVENT CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE ON COLLEGE CAMPUSES PROVEN EFFECTIVE; SUE PATERNO URGES BROAD ADOPTION NATIONWIDE
 
A new child sexual abuse prevention-training program aimed at helping to create a culture of prevention on college campuses is now available for colleges and universities nationwide after a successful two-year pilot program between Stop it Now! and Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education. Deborah Donovan Rice, Project Director for the Circles of Safety for Higher Education, today presented the findings to the State System's Board of Governors at its quarterly meeting. In attendance was Sue Paterno, who personally funded nearly the entire $220,000 cost of the pilot program and who is urging college campuses nationwide to consider adopting the training.
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4/9/2015

TRAINING TO PREVENT CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE ON COLLEGE CAMPUSES PROVEN EFFECTIVE; SUE PATERNO URGES BROAD ADOPTION NATIONWIDE
 
- A new child sexual abuse prevention-training program aimed at helping to create a culture of prevention on college campuses is now available for colleges and universities nationwide.
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4/7/2015

Pennsylvania State Police to Carry Life-saving Naloxone to Combat Heroin and Opioid Overdoses
 
The Wolf Administration today announced that the Pennsylvania State Police would begin carrying the important life-saving opioid overdose reversal antidote, naloxone.
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3/31/2015

Governor Wolf holds Facebook Town Hall
 
Governor Tom Wolf held a Facebook Town Hall meeting live on his 2015-2016 budget. Facebook users and followers were invited to ask the governor questions about his budget proposal and key initiatives - jobs that pay, schools that teach, and government that works - by posting a comment on the announcement on Facebook.
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3/31/2015

Governor Wolf holds Facebook Town Hall
 
Facebook users and followers were invited to ask the governor questions about his budget proposal and key initiatives - jobs that pay, schools that teach, and government that works
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3/31/2015

Governor Wolf holds Facebook Town Hall - Entire Event
 
Governor Tom Wolf held a Facebook Town Hall meeting live on his 2015-2016 budget. Facebook users and followers were invited to ask the governor questions about his budget proposal and key initiatives - jobs that pay, schools that teach, and government that works - by posting a comment on the announcement on Facebook.
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3/30/2015

Learn more about the National Civil War Museum
 
Harrisburg, PA
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3/27/2015

Governor Wolf Speaks to Young Leaders During 'Schools That Teach Tour' Stop in Lebanon
 
Governor Tom Wolf continued his 'Schools That Teach Tour' today in Lebanon, where he spoke to young leaders about the importance of their commitment to service. He also stressed how his 2015-2016 budget makes historic public education investments and how it will help students prepare for college and the workforce.
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3/27/2015

Governor Wolf Speaks to Young Leaders During "Schools That Teach Tour" Stop in Lebanon
 
Governor Tom Wolf continued his "Schools That Teach Tour" today in Lebanon, where he spoke to young leaders about the importance of their commitment to service.
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3/20/2015

PennDOT, Safety Partners Mark National Work Zone Awareness Week
 
Harrisburg, PA - With National Work Zone Awareness Week occurring March 23-27, Acting PennDOT Secretary Leslie S. Richards today joined representatives from the Associated Pennsylvania Constructors (APC), the American Traffic Safety Services Organization (ATSSA), and various traffic-control companies for an event in Harrisburg calling on motorists to drive safely in work zones and be mindful of the people behind the cones.
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