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6/6/2017

Governor Wolf Attends PA Association of Chamber Professionals' Luncheon, Provides Update on State Budget
 
Today, Governor Wolf attended the Pennsylvania Association of Chamber Professionals' 2017 Chamber Day Luncheon. The governor spoke at the event and provided an update on the state budget and other priorities.
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6/6/2017

Governor Wolf Announces Investments to Improve Nine Airports
 
Nine airports will make safety upgrades and expand operation opportunities with the assistance of $10 million in state investments, Governor Tom Wolf announced today.
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6/5/2017

Over Two Hundred Kick Off Planning to Reduce Water Pollution in Pennsylvania's Chesapeake Bay Watershed Counties
 
More than 200 Pennsylvanians representing local governments, the farming community, and other stakeholders gathered today to share ideas for a plan to best achieve federally mandated water pollution reductions in the state's 43 counties in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed and improve the environment and economy for all.
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5/31/2017

First Lady Frances Wolf Visits Mazie Gable Elementary School, Highlights Governor Wolf's Proposal to Increase Access to School Breakfast for PA Students
 
First Lady Frances Wolf today visited Mazie Gable Elementary School in Red Lion during school breakfast service. She greeted students and highlighted the importance of breakfast to ensure students have the start to the day that they need to be successful.
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5/30/2017

Governor Wolf, PennDOT Announce 2017 Highway Improvements in Southeast Pennsylvania
 
Governor Tom Wolf and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that over $550 million in highway and bridge improvements will begin or be bid across the Philadelphia region during the 2017 construction season, bringing the region's total contract work this year to roughly 125 projects worth $2.2 billion.
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5/26/2017

Agriculture Secretary Reminds Adventure Seekers to Have Fun Safely on Amusement Rides, Attractions this Summer
 
Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding today visited the nation's largest indoor water park to remind adventure and thrill seekers to have fun safely this summer.
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5/26/2017

Insurance Commissioner, PEMA Director Stress Grilling Safety as Summer Cookout Season Begins
 
Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller and Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency Director Richard Flinn today stressed grilling safety as the Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial beginning of the summer season in Pennsylvania. Of annual grill-related fires in the United States, 57 percent occur from May through August.
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5/26/2017

Governor Wolf Signs 'REAL ID' Bill Into Law
 
Governor Tom Wolf today signed Senate Bill 133, known as the Pennsylvania REAL ID Compliance Act (Act 3 of 2017), which will allow Pennsylvania to offer residents an optional REAL ID-compliant driver license or state identification card, which can be used to access airports, and federal facilities.
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5/25/2017

Governor Wolf, PennDOT Preview Northwest Region Construction
 
Governor Tom Wolf today joined regional Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) officials to announce that more than 90 projects worth approximately $210 million will be under construction in PennDOT's six-county northwestern region this year. 'We're making investments in every corner of Pennsylvania to improve safety and mobility,' Governor Wolf said. 'The significant and innovative work happening in this region will pay dividends for the motorists and businesses who use the transportation system.'
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5/25/2017

Auditor General DePasquale Says Public School Employee Retirement System Must Work Harder to Reduce Fees, Improve Operations
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said today his performance audit of the Public School Employees' Retirement System (PSERS) found the need for legislative reform and operational improvements that include drastically reducing the amount of investment fees paid.
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5/23/2017

Governor Wolf to Nominate Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller to be Inaugural Secretary of Health and Human Services
 
Governor Tom Wolf today announced his intention to nominate current Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller to serve as the inaugural Secretary of the prospective unified Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
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5/22/2017

Thirty-Seven State Employees Earn Governor's Awards for Excellence
 
Governor Wolf today announced the recipients of the Governor's Awards for Excellence and praised all state employees for their dedication to public service. The awards were presented today at a ceremony in Harrisburg.
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5/22/2017

Wolf Administration, Health Officials Thank EMS Providers as part of EMS Week
 
Deputy Secretary of Health Planning and Assessment Ray Barishansky today visited City of Bethlehem EMS to thank the EMS providers for their work on keeping the residents of Pennsylvania healthy and safe.
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5/18/2017

Auditor General DePasquale Outlines Plans for Review of Grant Agreement that Provided $10 Million to 2016 DNC Convention
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today outlined his plans for an independent review of a $10 million state grant to the host committee for the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.
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5/17/2017

PA Council on the Arts and PA Turnpike Commission Unveil Student-Created Mural at Lawn Service Plaza
 
Today, the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) and the Pennsylvania Council of the Arts (PCA) unveiled a newly completed, student-created mural at the Turnpike's Lawn Service Plaza as part of a new program called Art Sparks. The program, which is a partnership between the PTC and PCA, utilizes the PCA's Arts in Education residency program to develop original artwork that will be displayed at Turnpike service plazas across the 550-mile system.
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