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4/23/2019

Wolf Administration Hosts Summit on Education, Training, and Support for Single-Parent Families
 
The Pennsylvania departments of Human Services (DHS) and Education (PDE) today began a two-day conference to bring together stakeholders across multiple sectors to discuss the proposed Parent Pathways model and hear from local, state, and national organizations working to expand access to education, training, and supportive services for single-parent families experiencing economic challenges.
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4/23/2019

Pennsylvania Declares Eastern Hellbender as Official State Amphibian
 
Governor Tom Wolf today was joined by state officials and clean water advocates for the signing of Senate Bill 9, designating the Eastern hellbender as Pennsylvania's state amphibian. Sponsored by Senator Gene Yaw, the bill was championed through the legislative process by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's Student Leadership Council to generate greater awareness of the importance of clean waterways in the commonwealth.
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4/23/2019

Pennsylvania Declares Eastern Hellbender as Official State Amphibian
 
Governor Tom Wolf today was joined by state officials and clean water advocates for the signing of Senate Bill 9, designating the Eastern hellbender as Pennsylvania's state amphibian. Sponsored by Senator Gene Yaw, the bill was championed through the legislative process by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's Student Leadership Council to generate greater awareness of the importance of clean waterways in the commonwealth.
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4/18/2019

Insurance Commissioner, Students Set Smart Phones to Reject Texts, Emails While Driving
 
Insurance Commissioner Jessica Altman today joined members of the Dauphin County Technical School National Honor Society and National Technical Honor Society in turning on the app or setting on their cell phones to reject texts and emails while driving, in recognition of April as Distracted Driving Month. Statistics show highway deaths, including pedestrian fatalities, and insurance rates have risen since the introduction of smart phones a decade ago.
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4/18/2019

Insurance Commissioner, Students Set Smart Phones to Reject Texts, Emails While Driving
 
Insurance Commissioner Jessica Altman today joined members of the Dauphin County Technical School National Honor Society and National Technical Honor Society in turning on the app or setting on their cell phones to reject texts and emails while driving, in recognition of April as Distracted Driving Month. Statistics show highway deaths, including pedestrian fatalities, and insurance rates have risen since the introduction of smart phones a decade ago.
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4/16/2019

Department of Aging Hosts Statewide Volunteer Conference
 
State College, PA - Today the Pennsylvania Department of Aging held its Statewide Volunteer Conference, which included workshops, informational sessions, discussion on the ways the department can help enhance volunteer engagement throughout the commonwealth, and an awards ceremony recognizing eight outstanding senior volunteers.
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4/16/2019

Department of Aging Hosts Statewide Volunteer Conference
 
Today the Pennsylvania Department of Aging held its Statewide Volunteer Conference, which included workshops, informational sessions, discussion on the ways the department can help enhance volunteer engagement throughout the commonwealth, and an awards ceremony recognizing eight outstanding senior volunteers.
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4/15/2019

Human Services Secretary Celebrates Autism Awareness Month, Highlights Resources and Services to Live an Everyday Life
 
Harrisburg, PA - Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Teresa Miller today celebrated Autism Awareness Month by highlighting supports and services offered to individuals with disabilities and their families and discussing Governor Wolf's proposed budget and how it pertains to individuals living with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
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4/15/2019

Human Services Secretary Celebrates Autism Awareness Month, Highlights Resources and Services to Live an Everyday Life
 
Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Teresa Miller today celebrated Autism Awareness Month by highlighting supports and services offered to individuals with disabilities and their families and discussing Governor Wolf's proposed budget and how it pertains to individuals living with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
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4/15/2019

Governor Wolf Pushes Bold Infrastructure Proposal to Township Officials
 
Hershey, PA - Today, Governor Tom Wolf addressed thousands of local officials at the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors' Annual Education Conference to outline how Restore Pennsylvania will benefit townships and overhaul Pennsylvania's infrastructure. The massive rebuilding plan funded through a commonsense severance tax will address townships' needs through funding vital, local infrastructural projects.
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4/15/2019

Governor Wolf Pushes Bold Infrastructure Proposal to Township Officials
 
Today, Governor Tom Wolf addressed thousands of local officials at the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors' Annual Education Conference to outline how Restore Pennsylvania will benefit townships and overhaul Pennsylvania's infrastructure. The massive rebuilding plan funded through a commonsense severance tax will address townships' needs through funding vital, local infrastructural projects.
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4/15/2019

Governor and First Lady Host Annual Easter Egg Event to Highlight Importance of Pre-K Investment
 
Governor Tom Wolf and First Lady Frances Wolf today hosted pre-school classes from across the commonwealth at the annual Easter Egg Event at the Governor's Residence. The event was co-sponsored by Pre-K for PA, a non-partisan advocacy group that supports the expansion of publicly funded pre-k. Over 100 pre-school aged children participated.
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4/15/2019

Governor and First Lady Host Annual Easter Egg Event to Highlight Importance of Pre-K Investment
 
Governor Tom Wolf and First Lady Frances Wolf today hosted pre-school classes from across the commonwealth at the annual Easter Egg Event at the Governor's Residence. The event was co-sponsored by Pre-K for PA, a non-partisan advocacy group that supports the expansion of publicly funded pre-k. Over 100 pre-school aged children participated.
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4/12/2019

Department of Health, PennDOT Commemorate Donate Life Month
 
Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine and Deputy Secretary for Driver and Vehicle Services Kurt Myers, along with representatives from Donate Life Pennsylvania, highlighted the importance of organ and tissue donation at an event at the new Summerdale Driver License Center in Enola today in conjunction with the national observance of Donate Life Month in April.
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4/12/2019

Department of Health, PennDOT Commemorate Donate Life Month
 
Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine and Deputy Secretary for Driver and Vehicle Services Kurt Myers, along with representatives from Donate Life Pennsylvania, highlighted the importance of organ and tissue donation at an event at the new Summerdale Driver License Center in Enola today in conjunction with the national observance of Donate Life Month in April.
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