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3/16/2017

Governor Wolf Joins Pittsburgh Steelers Legend Franco Harris to Announce New Opioid Prescribing Guideline Recommendations for Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
 
Pittsburgh, PA - Today, Governor Tom Wolf and former Pittsburgh Steeler Franco Harris, joined state and local leaders at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) Montefiore to announce new prescribing guideline recommendations for the safe and effective use of opioids in orthopedics and sports medicine.
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3/14/2017

ADVISORY - TODAY - Governor Wolf Provides Winter Storm Update, Thanks PennDOT Workers
 
Today, Governor Wolf will provide an update on winter storm Stella from the PEMA headquarters in Harrisburg.
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3/13/2017

Governor Wolf Announces Emergency Proclamation, Travel Restrictions Ahead of Winter Storm
 
Governor Tom Wolf today signed a Proclamation of Disaster Emergency in anticipation of a significant winter snowstorm that will impact the state starting Monday evening through late Tuesday, and announced PennDOT and the Turnpike will restrict speeds on interstates and some large commercial vehicular travel. Governor Wolf also announced that PennDOT will strategically deploy additional assets to areas expected to be hardest hit by the storm, including the Northeast, Poconos and Lehigh Valley.
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3/10/2017

Governor Wolf: Pennsylvania's Seniors Lose Under GOP Healthcare Plan
 
Today in Philadelphia, Governor Tom Wolf and Secretary of Aging Teresa Osborne discussed the negative effect the recently revealed Republican healthcare plan would have on Pennsylvania's seniors.
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3/10/2017

Agriculture Secretary Urges Dog Owners to 'Love Your Dog. License Your Dog.'
 
Johnstown, PA - No one wants to think about the family dog getting lost, but in the event that does happen, a dog license is the best way to make sure your furry friend gets home safely, according to Pennsylvania Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding
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3/8/2017

Attorney General Announces Charges Filed in Child Sexual Predator Case
 
Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced today that child predator agents in the Attorney General's office arrested Anthony C. Luciani and charged him with sexual offenses committed against a 14-year-old-girl.
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3/7/2017

Stack, Consul General of Ireland, Hold Irish-American Heritage Month Event Featuring Photography Exhibit at State Capitol
 
Lieutenant Governor Mike Stack was host for an observance of Irish culture and heritage in the state Capitol today as he welcomed photographer Robin Hiteshew of Philadelphia, whose photographic exhibit of Irish musicians is currently on display in the East Wing atrium. Barbara Jones, the Consul General of Ireland posted in New York, was also on hand, along with Pennsylvania Secretary of State Pedro Cortes and several legislators.
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3/6/2017

Auditor General DePasquale Recommends Regulating, Taxing Marijuana as Right Move to Help Deal with Critical Issues
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said today Pennsylvania should strongly consider regulating and taxing marijuana to benefit from a booming industry expected to be worth $20 billion and employ more than 280,000 in the next decade.
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3/2/2017

Governor Tom Wolf and First Lady Frances Wolf attend the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia's 'Stand Against Hate' gathering.
 
Today, Governor Tom Wolf and First Lady Frances Wolf attended the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia's 'Stand Against Hate' gathering along with inter-faith leaders from throughout Pennsylvania to denounce recent anti-Semitic acts and stand in solidarity with all faiths against the rash of hateful acts across the country and Pennsylvania.
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3/2/2017

Auditor General DePasquale Says York County Children & Youth Agency Overwhelmed by Staff Shortages in 2010-14, Owes State $578,400
 
Announces start of special report on 'State of the Child' to be released later this year
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3/1/2017

Governor Wolf Outlines Plan to Invest Additional $2.1 Billion for Highways and Bridges Through New Road MaP Program
 
Harrisburg, PA - Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced plans for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) to invest more than $2 billion in roadway maintenance and highway and bridge capital projects over the next 10 years through its new Road Maintenance and Preservation (Road MaP) program.
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2/27/2017

Pennsylvania Treasury Department and Department of Auditor General Celebrate Black History Month
 
Harrisburg - State Treasurer Joe Torsella and Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today honored and celebrated the history, culture and innumerable contributions of African Americans to Pennsylvania during an event in Harrisburg, PA to recognize Black History Month.
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2/24/2017

Wolf Administration Officials, Overdose Survivor Commend Pennsylvania EMS Providers for Using Narcan to Save Lives
 
Physician General Dr. Rachel Levine and Acting Secretary of Drug and Alcohol Programs Jennifer Smith commended South Central EMS today for their active role in providing training for and using naloxone, a life-saving overdose reversal drug. The recognition event also featured Mark McCullough, a recovery specialist and overdose survivor who was saved due to the administration of naloxone by EMS providers.
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2/22/2017

Governor Wolf Awards $2 Million in 2016 - 17 Statewide Senior Community Center Grants
 
Today at the Wilson Park Senior Center in Philadelphia, Governor Tom Wolf announced the recipients of the 2016 - 17 Senior Community Center Grants which total $2 million from the Pennsylvania Lottery and will be distributed to 38 centers throughout the comm onwealth.
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2/14/2017

Pre-K Students Thank Governor Wolf for $75 Million Increase for Early Childhood Education in 2017-2018 Budget
 
Today, Governor Wolf was joined by members of the Pre-K for PA Campaign to discuss his early childhood education investments and was presented with Valentine's Day cards from pre-kindergarten students as a sign gratitude for his dedication to education. Over the past two years, Governor Wolf has made a new way for Pennsylvania. Instead of allowing schools to become the first casualty of our budget deficit, Governor Wolf has made them our first priority. In just three years, Governor Wolf will have increased funding by nearly two-thirds of those short-sighted cuts to our public school system.
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