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4/12/2019

Human Services Secretary Recognizes Month of the Young Child, Highlights Importance of Early Learning, Investments in Child Care
 
Harrisburg, PA - In celebration of the National Association for the Education of Young Children's Month of the Young Child, Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Teresa Miller today participated in the 14th Annual One Book, Every Child initiative at Keystone Early Learning Center. Month of the Young Child, which began April 1, recognizes what children need to have strong, healthy starts and how early childhood education programs can meet those needs.
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4/12/2019

Human Services Secretary Recognizes Month of the Young Child, Highlights Importance of Early Learning, Investments in Child Care
 
- In celebration of the National Association for the Education of Young Children's Month of the Young Child, Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Teresa Miller today participated in the 14th Annual One Book, Every Child initiative at Keystone Early Learning Center. Month of the Young Child, which began April 1, recognizes what children need to have strong, healthy starts and how early childhood education programs can meet those needs.
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4/11/2019

Auditor General DePasquale Hails Significant Drop in Backlogged Rape Kits Awaiting Testing, Demands Justice for Victims of Sexual Violence
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said Pennsylvania has made significant progress in reducing the number of sexual assault evidence kits awaiting forensic testing but stressed that more work must be done to ensure victims receive the justice they deserve.
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4/11/2019

Auditor General DePasquale Hails Significant Drop in Backlogged Rape Kits Awaiting Testing, Demands Justice for Victims of Sexual Violence
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said Pennsylvania has made significant progress in reducing the number of sexual assault evidence kits awaiting forensic testing but stressed that more work must be done to ensure victims receive the justice they deserve.
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4/10/2019

PennDOT Secretary, American Traffic Safety Association, Family Members Honor Lives Lost in the Line of Duty
 
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Secretary Leslie S. Richards and American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA) Pennsylvania Chapter President Jason Rohrer today gathered to honor lives lost in the line of duty and highlight the statewide workers' memorial as part of national Work Zone Safety Awareness Week, which runs through April 12.
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4/10/2019

PennDOT Secretary, American Traffic Safety Association, Family Members Honor Lives Lost in the Line of Duty
 
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Secretary Leslie S. Richards and American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA) Pennsylvania Chapter President Jason Rohrer today gathered to honor lives lost in the line of duty and highlight the statewide workers' memorial as part of national Work Zone Safety Awareness Week, which runs through April 12.
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4/10/2019

Pennsylvania Expands Workforce Program Linking Teachers with Local Employers
 
Governor Tom Wolf was joined by teachers and business leaders today to announce nearly $2.6 million in Teacher in the Workplace grants supporting 59 programs in Pennsylvania. The governor is committed to strengthening the collaboration between local educators and businesses to better prepare students with the skills for in- demand jobs.
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4/10/2019

Pennsylvania Expands Workforce Program Linking Teachers with Local Employers
 
Governor Tom Wolf was joined by teachers and business leaders today to announce nearly $2.6 million in Teacher in the Workplace grants supporting 59 programs in Pennsylvania. The governor is committed to strengthening the collaboration between local educators and businesses to better prepare students with the skills for indemand jobs.
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4/9/2019

Auditor General DePasquale Highlights Efforts to Keep Prescription Drug Costs Under Control, Scrutinize Pharmacy Benefit Managers
 
HARRISBURG - Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today urged the General Assembly to reduce Medicaid prescription costs by increasing the transparency of how pharmacy benefit managers do business. Pharmacy benefit managers, or PBMs, act as middlemen between drug manufacturers and pharmacists.
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4/9/2019

Auditor General DePasquale Highlights Efforts to Keep Prescription Drug Costs Under Control, Scrutinize Pharmacy Benefit Managers
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today urged the General Assembly to reduce Medicaid prescription costs by increasing the transparency of how pharmacy benefit managers do business. Pharmacy benefit managers, or PBMs, act as middlemen between drug manufacturers and pharmacists.
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4/8/2019

Lt. Gov. John Fetterman Announces New Secretary of Pardons, Major Advancement in Pardons Process Reform
 
Lt. Gov. John Fetterman announced today the appointment of Brandon J. Flood as the new Secretary of the Pennsylvania Board of Pardons, taking another major step toward commonsense reforms to streamline the pardons process and improve accessibility.
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4/8/2019

Lt. Gov. John Fetterman Announces New Secretary of Pardons, Major Advancement in Pardons Process Reform
 
Lt. Gov. John Fetterman announced today the appointment of Brandon J. Flood as the new Secretary of the Pennsylvania Board of Pardons, taking another major step toward commonsense reforms to streamline the pardons process and improve accessibility.
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4/8/2019

Gov. Wolf Calls for Continued Action Against Gun Violence, Joins Moms Demand Action at Capitol Rally
 
Today, Governor Tom Wolf participated in the Moms Demand Action rally at the Capitol in support of extreme risk protection order legislation aimed at taking guns away from people who may be a danger to themselves or others.
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4/8/2019

Gov. Wolf Calls for Continued Action Against Gun Violence, Joins Moms Demand Action at Capitol Rally
 
Harrisburg, PA - Today, Governor Tom Wolf participated in the Moms Demand Action rally at the Capitol in support of extreme risk protection order legislation aimed at taking guns away from people who may be a danger to themselves or others.
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4/5/2019

Gov. Wolf Tours West Fairview, Stresses Need to Secure Critical Infrastructure Funding
 
East Pennsboro, PA - Today, Governor Tom Wolf joined state and local leaders in East Pennsboro Township for a tour of blighted properties in West Fairview Village to highlight how Restore Pennsylvania will aid in the area and revitalize communities. The massive rebuilding plan funded through a commonsense severance tax will help commonwealth communities address blight, expand broadband access, mitigate the effects of localized flooding, and expand green infrastructure.
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