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1/8/2019

Departments of Agriculture, Education Celebrate FFA at Annual Mid- Winter Convention during 103rd PA Farm Show
 
Today at the 103rd Farm Show, Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding and Education Secretary Pedro Rivera celebrated agricultural education during the state FFA's Mid- Winter Convention with more than 5,000 FFA members and guests.
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1/8/2019

Governor Wolf Establishes First Statewide Goal to Reduce Carbon Pollution in Pennsylvania
 
Today Governor Tom Wolf announced that he has signed a new executive order establishing the first statewide goal to reduce carbon pollution in Pennsylvania, which is contributing to climate change. The executive order also establishes the GreenGov Council to boost green and sustainable practices in state government to help achieve the goals set in the executive order, while saving taxpayers money and creating jobs in the state's clean energy economy.
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1/7/2019

Wolf Administration Outlines Efforts to Combat Human Trafficking, Encourages Public to Learn and Watch for Signs
 
Executives from the Pennsylvania departments of Transportation (PennDOT) and Human Services (DHS), Pennsylvania State Police (PSP), and the Governor's Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs were joined by advocates and a human trafficking survivor today to discuss efforts to combat human trafficking and educate the public on the issue.
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1/7/2019

Wolf Administration Highlights Work to Address Opioid Crisis, Vows Continued Effort in Second Term
 
Governor Tom Wolf and his administration pledged today to continue working tirelessly during his second term to combat the opioid crisis through the areas of prevention, rescue and treatment as they highlighted work completed to fight the crisis over the past four years
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1/7/2019

Governor Wolf Reaffirms Commitment to Good Jobs, Skilled Workforce in Second Term
 
Governor Wolf Reaffirms Commitment to Good Jobs, Skilled Workforce in Second Term
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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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1/3/2019

Half-Ton Butter Sculpture Highlights 'Choose PA Dairy' Campaign
 
Governor Tom Wolf and Secretary of Agriculture Russell Redding today helped unveil the Farm Show butter sculpture, carved from a half-ton of butter and depicting the Choose PA Dairy 'Find Your Power' campaign. The sculpture, a long-time Farm Show staple, encourages Pennsylvanians to support our state's dairy industry.
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1/2/2019

Governor Wolf: 'My Clean Slate' Program Introduced to Help Navigate New Law
 
Today, Governor Tom Wolf was joined by representatives of Community Legal Services, the Pennsylvania Bar Association, Center for American Prosperity, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry, and various stakeholder and advocacy groups at the PA CareerLink Harrisburg Region to announce a program aimed at making it easier to navigate Pennsylvania's new Clean Slate law.
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12/27/2018

January is National Radon Action Month
 
January is National Radon Action Month
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12/21/2018

Santa's Reindeer Receive Clean Bill of Health from Pennsylvania Officials for Christmas Eve Deliveries
 
Today, Secretary of Agriculture Russell Redding and Pennsylvania State Veterinarian Dr. David R. Wolfgang joined Santa Claus and his nine reindeer at Hersheypark Christmas Candylane to announce that they have received a clean bill of health and are cleared for take-off on December 24.
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12/21/2018

Governor Wolf Renews Opioid Disaster Declaration, Notes Recent Successes
 
Governor Tom Wolf today signed the fourth renewal of his 90-day opioid disaster declaration and noted recent successes in the ongoing fight against the epidemic.
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12/20/2018

Wolf Administration Reminds Pennsylvanians of Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Resources During the Holiday Season
 
Today, members of the Wolf Administration spoke in the state Capitol Rotunda to share resources and advice for individuals and families affected by mental health and substance use disorders (SUD) during the holiday season.
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12/20/2018

Governor Wolf, Treasurer Torsella Unveil $10 Billion in Bipartisan Pension Saving Recommendations
 
Governor Tom Wolf, Treasurer Joe Torsella, and other state officials today unveiled bipartisan recommendations to save up to nearly $10 billion in costs for Pennsylvania's two public pension systems among other improvements.
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12/19/2018

Governor Wolf and Attorney General Shapiro Announce New Tool to Report Suspicious Prescription Drug Activity
 
Governor Tom Wolf and Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced the creation of a tool for reporting suspicious activity surrounding the prescribing or dispensing of prescription drugs, including opioids.
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12/18/2018

Auditor General DePasquale Hails Improved Accountability for Millions of Taxpayer Dollars Invested in Job Creation
 
HARRISBURG - Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said that the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) has made progress in accounting for the millions of taxpayer dollars spent on job-creation programs.
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