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12/29/2015

Governor Wolf Rejects Republican Plan to Cut Education; Releases Emergency Funding
 
Governor Tom Wolf today rejected the Republican budget that cuts $95 million from education
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12/22/2015

The Gift of Education: Turning Holiday Spending Into College Savings
 
Pennsylvania State Treasurer Timothy Reese discusses the importance of saving for college and reminds families that a Pennsylvania 529 college savings account is the gift that won't go out of style.
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12/18/2015

Director of Homeland Security Marcus Brown Gives Update on ISIL-Related Arrest in Pennsylvania
 
Today, Director of Homeland Security Marcus Brown gave and update on an ISIL-related arrest in Pennsylvania. Yesterday, Governor Tom Wolf released the following statement on the arrest of Jalil Ibn Ameer Aziz in Harrisburg
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12/17/2015

Give the Gift of Preparedness This Holiday Season
 
While severe winter weather has stayed away from Pennsylvania so far this winter, emergencies can happen at any time. State officials say now is a good time to consider giving loved ones the gift of emergency preparedness this year.
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12/15/2015

Pennsylvania's Physician General Highlights 'Stopping the Flu Starts with YOU' Campaign during Visit to Harrisburg Vaccine Clinic
 
Harrisburg, PA - Pennsylvania Physician General Dr. Rachel Levine today visited a Harrisburg school to highlight important measures everyone should take in order to avoid getting - and spreading -- the flu. The Department of Health partnered with Harrisburg School District to hold a flu vaccine clinic at Downey Elementary School in conjunction with the department's 'Stopping the Flu Starts with YOU' campaign.
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12/14/2015

Governor Tom Wolf and First Lady Frances Wolf celebrate the beginning of the holiday season in the Rotunda of the Main Capitol Building in Harrisburg for the lighting of the Capitol
 
Governor Tom Wolf and First Lady Frances Wolf celebrate the beginning of the holiday season in the Rotunda of the Main Capitol Building in Harrisburg for the lighting of the Capitol
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12/11/2015

Department of Health Offers Low or No-Cost Flu Vaccines for Eligible Pennsylvanians
 
Harrisburg, PA - This week, the Pennsylvania Department of Health is providing low or no-cost flu clinics for eligible adults and children from December 7 through December 11.
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12/11/2015

In Harrisburg today, Governor Wolf served lunch at Downtown Daily Bread.
 
In Harrisburg today, Governor Wolf served lunch at Downtown Daily Bread.
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12/10/2015

Governor Wolf Announces Pennsylvania's Medicaid Expansion Population Has Exceeded 500,000
 
Harrisburg, PA - Governor Tom Wolf today announced that more than half a million Pennsylvanians have enrolled in HealthChoices since Pennsylvania expanded its Medicaid program. Governor Wolf and Department of Human Services Secretary Ted Dallas announced the milestone at an enrollment event at the Penn State Hershey Medical Center.
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12/9/2015

Auditor General DePasquale Says Homeless People in Pennsylvania Hurt by DCED's Inept Oversight of Federal Programs
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said that his audit of the Department of Community and Economic Development's (DCED) oversight of two federally funded programs to help prevent homelessness has major flaws that need to be addressed before more of Pennsylvania's most vulnerable families lose out on assistance.
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12/9/2015

Governor Wolf Statement Regarding Incident at Al Aqsa Islamic Society Mosque in Philadelphia.
 
Governor Wolf issued the following statement, edited for clarity, regarding the recent incident at Al Aqsa Islamic Society mosque in Philadelphia.
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12/7/2015

Pennsylvania Names Northern Lebanon Educator Rebecca Foxwell as 2016 Teacher of the Year
 
Harrisburg, PA - Today, State Education Secretary Pedro A. Rivera joined educators from around Pennsylvania at the SAS Institute in Hershey where teacher Rebecca Foxwell was named the 2016 Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year
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12/4/2015

PA Agriculture Secretary, Adjutant General Participate in Annual Trees for Troops Donation Program
 
York, PA - Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding and Pennsylvania Adjutant General James Joseph today helped kick off the state's 2015 Trees for Troops weekend. The state officials visited the York Fairgrounds, speaking to the program's importance and then lending a hand to load the trees for distribution to military families.
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12/3/2015

Gov. Wolf Announces System To Reduce Wait Times For Drivers
 
Harrisburg, PA - As part of Governor Wolf's GO-TIME initiative, PennDOT is now relying on a new monitoring system to check wait times at Driver License Centers and take immediate steps to make improvements for customers.
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12/2/2015

Governor Wolf Announces Pennsylvania Capitol Police to Carry Naloxone
 
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf today announced that the Pennsylvania Capitol Police are now trained to administer and will carry the life-saving opioid overdose reversal antidote known as naloxone.
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