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1/8/2018

Auditor General DePasquale Outlines Plans to Tackle Challenges Facing Residents, Government to Improve Accountability, Transparency
 
HARRISBURG - Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today outlined his major audit initiatives and special reports for 2018 that will help tackle many of the challenges facing Pennsylvania government and residents while improving accountability and transparency.
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1/6/2018

Governor Wolf Kicks Off 102nd Pennsylvania Farm Show, Celebrating Strength and Diversity of State's Agriculture Industry
 
Governor Tom Wolf kicked off the 102nd Pennsylvania Farm Show today, celebrating the show's 2018 theme, 'Strength in Our Diversity.' The annual eight-day event will highlight the breadth and diversity of Pennsylvania's agriculture and food industry, the people who make it thrive, and investments the commonwealth has made to support the industry's long-term prosperity.
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1/5/2019

Governor Wolf Kicks Off 103rd Pennsylvania Farm Show, Celebrates the Stories of Pennsylvania Agriculture
 
Today, Governor Tom Wolf kicked off the 103rd Pennsylvania Farm Show, celebrating our state's agriculture industry through the 2019 theme, 'Inspiring Pennsylvania's Story.' The theme, which will be represented throughout the duration of the weeklong event, honors agriculture's rich history and inspires the future yet to come.
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1/4/2018

Half-Ton Butter Sculpture Depicts 'Strength in Our Diversity,' Careers in Agriculture from Farm to Table
 
A sculpture carved from a half-ton of butter depicting the diversity of Pennsylvania agriculture - specifically careers and roles that support the dairy industry - was unveiled today at the 102nd Farm Show.
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1/4/2018

Ahead of Dangerously Cold Temperatures, Wolf Administration Urges Safety, Preparedness
 
As extremely cold temperatures and dangerous wind chills are set to affect the commonwealth, Governor Tom Wolf reminds residents of the need for safety and preparedness during the winter months.
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1/3/2018

Pennsylvania Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding Offers a Media Preview of the 102nd Pennsylvania Farm Show
 
Today, Pennsylvania Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding offered a media preview of the 102nd Pennsylvania Farm Show, Strength in Our Diversity, which runs January 6 - 13 at the PA Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg. Redding was joined by representatives from PennDOT and the Pennsylvania State Police, who provided tools to help motorists travel safely to and from the event.
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12/22/2017

Harrisburg, PA - Governor Wolf was at Highmark Caring Place in Lemoyne, Cumberland County, to visit with grandparents and hear of their experiences raising grandchildren whose parents have been affected by the opioid crisis.
 
Grandparents from Carlisle, Harrisburg, Middletown and New Kingston shared how they not only lost their child, but are now raising children once again. Governor Wolf was joined by Acting Health Secretary and Physician General Dr. Rachel Levine; Aging Secretary Teresa Osborne; Acting Drug and Alcohol Programs Secretary Jennifer Smith; and Acting Human Services Secretary Teresa Miller to hear first-hand how the commonwealth can support these families.
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12/21/2017

Governor Wolf Visits United Way of the Capital Region to Discuss Workforce Development and Highlight the Importance of Giving
 
Enola, PA - Today, Governor Tom Wolf visited the United Way of the Capital Region for a roundtable discussion with staff, volunteers, and employer partners focused on the organization's recently established workforce development pilot program.
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12/21/2017

Governor & Mrs. Wolf Joins Ben Franklin Students to Celebrate the Holidays
 
Governor & Mrs. Wolf celebrated the holidays with the elementary school students and thanked the 4th grade honor rolls students for making ornaments that are hanging from the ceiling of the State Reception Room in the Governor's Residence.
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12/19/2017

Wolf Administration Reminds Pennsylvanians to get a Flu Vaccination this Holiday Season
 
Harrisburg, PA - As the weather turns colder, the Wolf Administration wants to remind Pennsylvanians of the importance of getting a flu vaccine and taking steps to protect yourself and others from the flu. The flu is a highly contagious disease, and the most important thing you can do to prevent getting it is to get a flu shot.
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12/18/2017

Governor Wolf Vetoes Anti-Choice Bill that Severely Limits Women's Health Care Options
 
Today, Governor Tom Wolf vetoed Senate Bill 3, the anti-choice legislation that would severely limit women's reproductive rights and health care options. He was joined by Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney, legislators, local elected officials, and women's reproductive rights advocates for the event in the Mayor's Reception Room.
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12/18/2017

GO-TIME: DEP Increases Oil and Gas Drilling Inspections after Switch to Electronic Process in 2017
 
The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced that it will complete more oil and gas drilling site inspections in 2017 than in 2016, as a result of a GO-TIME project that replaced years of paper forms with a mobile app.
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12/15/2017

Governor Wolf Signs Bill to Protect Children's Health Care, Urges Federal Action
 
With state legislators, cabinet officials, health care providers, families, and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) administration and clinicians joining him, Governor Tom Wolf today held a bill signing of legislation to protect children's health care through state funding of the Children's Health Insurance Program, commonly known as CHIP.
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12/14/2017

GO-TIME: State Lowers its Energy Bills, Spurs Economic Activity through GESA Program
 
An innovative program to lower energy costs in state buildings will generate $4.2 million in annual savings to self-fund efficiency projects as part of Governor Tom Wolf's GO-TIME initiative, Department of General Services (DGS) Secretary Curt Topper announced today.
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12/14/2017

Governor Wolf Makes Holiday Visit to the Southeastern Veterans' Center
 
Today, Governor Tom Wolf joined Maj. Gen. Tony Carrelli, Pennsylvania's adjutant general and head of the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA), along with members of the Pennsylvania National Guard for a holiday visit to the Southeastern Veterans' Center in Spring City.
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