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11/1/2017

Wolf Administration Launches Patient and Caregiver Registry for Medical Marijuana Program
 
Wolf Administration Acting Health Secretary and Physician General Dr. Rachel Levine today launched the Medical Marijuana Patient and Caregiver Registry, marking a major milestone in getting medication to patients.
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11/1/2017

GO-TIME: General Services Procurement Savings Top $143 Million and Growing
 
Innovative approaches such as reverse auctions, contract renewal discounts save millions of dollars on goods and services bought by the commonwealth.
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10/31/2017

Pennsylvania Teacher Named Milken Educator Award Recipient, Receives $25,000 Award
 
Secretary of Education Pedro A. Rivera today joined students, teachers, and administrators at Slippery Rock High School to surprise educator Melanie Cole with the 2017 Milken Educator Award and a $25,000 check.
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10/30/2017

Department of Health Medical Marijuana Program Tests Patient and Caregiver Registry
 
The Wolf Administration tested the medical marijuana patient and caregiver registry, one of the last steps before the registry is made available to all patients who wish to participate in Pennsylvania's Medical Marijuana Program.
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10/27/2017

Governor Wolf Announces Thousands of Roadway Miles Paved, Hundreds of Bridge Projects Initiated This Year
 
Harrisburg, PA - Governor Tom Wolf today announced that so far this year, roughly 2,100 roadway miles were paved and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has also put out contracts to preserve, repair, and replace more than 450 state-owned bridges and 18 locally owned bridges, and also completed 20 bridge projects with department forces.2
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10/27/2017

Governor Wolf Launches New Manufacturing PA Initiative
 
Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced the launch of Manufacturing PA, a new initiative to support manufacturing and link job training to career pathways to ensure that training leads not simply to any job, but to careers that provide higher pay and opportunities for advancement with Pennsylvania manufacturers in today's global economy.
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10/26/2017

Acting Insurance Commissioner Announces ACA Open Enrollment Outreach Efforts
 
Acting Insurance Commissioner Jessica Altman today announced the launch of a media campaign to help Pennsylvanians understand the individual market health insurance options during open enrollment, November 1 through December 15. The campaign will help fill the void left by Trump Administration cuts to outreach and advertising budgets and was created to ensure that consumers understand changes to the open enrollment period, which is now six weeks shorter than in previous years.
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10/26/2017

Governor Wolf: Severance Tax Right Thing to Do
 
Today, Governor Tom Wolf stood with Southeast lawmakers to urge the legislature to pass a severance tax. 'The fairest and simplest solution to the current budget challenge is a severance tax on natural gas production,' Governor Wolf said. 'The House could still do the right thing and vote on a severance tax.'
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10/24/2017

Wolf Administration to Announce Partnership with CVS Health to Create 'Jobs that Pay' for Pennsylvanians with Disabilities
 
Governor Tom Wolf announced today a partnership between CVS Health and OVR's Hiram G. Andrews Center (HGAC) in Johnstown to create 'Jobs that Pay' for individuals with disabilities at CVS stores across Pennsylvania. The Department of Labor and Industry and CVS Health will hold a formal announcement at HGAC, 727 Goucher Street, Johnstown, at a 3:00 PM press conference today.
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10/23/2017

Wolf Administration Touts Expanded Biofuel Infrastructure through Public - Private Partnership
 
Pennsylvania's travelers now have expanded opportunities for filling thei r vehicles with renewable fuels thanks to a federal grant the Wolf administration secured in 2015 from the United States Department of Agriculture. The $7 million gran t allowed th e Sheetz Corporation to expand ethanol availability to 340 more fuel pumps at 77 store locations across the state.
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10/22/2017

Governor Wolf Welcomes Home Pennsylvania Air National Guard Members from Deployment Overseas
 
Governor and First Lady Wolf welcomed home a group of Pennsylvania Air National Guard members from the 193rd Special Operations Group to Harrisburg who had been deployed to the Middle East. The Governor and First Lady thanked the service members and their families for their sacrifices on behalf of Pennsylvania and their fellow Americans.
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10/20/2017

Governor Wolf Announces 60,000 Additional Naloxone Kits Available for First Responders Statewide
 
Governor Wolf Announces 60,000 Additional Naloxone Kits Available for First Responders Statewide
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10/20/2017

Governor Wolf Urges Vote on Shale Tax
 
Governor Wolf urges vote on shale tax.
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10/19/2017

Governor Wolf Announces New Winter Travel Tool for Public, Administration Outlines Winter Preparations
 
With the winter season approaching, Governor Tom Wolf today announced that a new online tool is available to inform the public of Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) operations this winter. He made the announcement in conjunction with a news conference that PennDOT Secretary Leslie S. Richards held today outlining the agency's plans for winter services, and sharing job opportunities and driver preparation tips.
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10/17/2017

Wolf Administration Honors Students, Drivers at Pennsylvania
 
In a ceremony at the Governor's residence today, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Deputy Secretary for Driver and Vehicle Services Kurt Myers joined other Pennsylvania school bus safety advocates to underscore the Wolf Administration's commitment to highway safety by honoring nine students for communicating important school bus safety messages, and six school bus drivers for their superior driving skills.
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