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3/10/2015

Governor Wolf Visits Community College of Allegheny County On His 'Schools That Teach' Tour
 
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf continued his 'Schools That Teach' Tour today at the Community College of Allegheny County. During his visit, Governor Wolf discussed his 2015-2016 budget proposal, which makes historical investments in K-12 public education, reinvests in higher education, and commits to fully restore cuts to colleges and universities over the next two years.
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3/5/2015

Governor Wolf visited PennDOT's Harrisburg-area regional office and met with employees as they changed shifts.
 
Governor Wolf visited PennDOT's Harrisburg-area regional office and met with employees as they changed shifts. Governor Wolf visited PennDOT's Harrisburg stockpile and met with employees as they ended and began their 12-hour shifts.
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3/4/2015

Following First Budget Address, Governor Wolf makes 'Schools That Teach Tour' stop in Chester County
 
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf today made his first school visit since delivering his 2015-2016 budget, which makes historic investments in public education. The Governor's proposal restores massive cuts made over the last four years, with a commitment to increase school funding by $2 billion over four years while cutting property taxes by 50 percent for the average homeowner.
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3/3/2015

Wolf: My Budget Makes Historic Investments In Education; Takes Steps to Rebuild the Middle Class
 
Governor Tom Wolf today unveiled his 2015-2016 budget proposal that makes historic investments in education while taking concrete steps toward rebuilding the middle class.
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2/25/2015

Governor Wolf Announces Key Economic Development Pieces of Budget to Help to Rebuild the Middle Class
 
Governor Tom Wolf today announced that his 2015-16 Budget will include significant reforms aimed at three goals for economic development and creating good-paying, middle class jobs: creating a pro-growth business climate; building Pennsylvania's manufacturing sector; and creating workforce partnerships for economic success.
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2/19/2015

First Lady Frances Wolf made a stop at King Elementary School in Lancaster, PA, as part of the 'Schools that Teach Tour'.
 
First Lady Frances Wolf made a stop at King Elementary School in Lancaster, PA, as part of the 'Schools that Teach Tour'. She held a roundtable discussion with school teachers and staff and then visited a classroom and read to the students.
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2/16/2015

Governor Wolf Signs Criminal History Sealing Expansion Bill into Law
 
February 16, 2016 Harrisburg, PA - Governor Tom Wolf today signed Senate Bill 166, sponsored by Senator Stewart Greenleaf, into law, which expands criminal record sealing in Pennsylvania in order to reduce recidivism, relieve the pardon system, and provide ex-offenders greater opportunity to join the workforce. Governor Wolf was joined today at a bill signing ceremony by Sen. Greenleaf, Rep. Jordan Harris, chairs of Judiciary committees and various criminal justice organizations.
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2/11/2015

Governor Tom Wolf toured Caln Elementary School in Thorndale today
 
Governor Tom Wolf toured Caln Elementary School in Thorndale today and made remarks outlining his priorities for a severance tax proposal in order to reinvest in public education.
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2/11/2015

Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program Applications Now Available
 
Application forms for the Department of Revenue's Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program are now available for eligible residents to begin claiming rebates on property taxes or rent paid in 2014.
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2/7/2015

Governor Wolf Attends Adjutant General of Pennsylvania Change of Responsibility Ceremony
 
Surrounded by members of Pennsylvania National Guard, Governor Tom Wolf today served as the presiding official for the Change of Responsibility Ceremony from Maj. Gen. Wesley E. Craig, the 51st adjutant general, to Maj. Gen. James R. Joseph, the 52nd adjutant general.
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2/5/2015

Governor Wolf Establishes Governor's Office of Transformation, Innovation, Management and Efficiency
 
Governor Tom Wolf today signed an executive order establishing the Governor's Office of Transformation, Innovation, Management and Efficiency, which will coordinate efforts driven by agency heads with input from state employees. Governor Wolf's executive order also directs state agencies to immediately generate $150 million in cost savings for the 2015-2016 fiscal year to help address Pennsylvania's $2.3 billion deficit.
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1/29/2015

Governor Tom Wolf signed an executive order reinstating the moratorium on gas drilling in state parks and forests.
 
Governor Tom Wolf signed an Executive Order reinstating the moratorium on gas drilling in state parks and forests. The Executive Order was signed at Benjamin Rush State Park, located in the North East section of Philadelphia.
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1/26/2015

Governor Wolf Holds Press Conference At PEMA Headquarters To Give Winter Weather Update
 
With Pennsylvania and the East Coast facing a double-barreled snow event in the coming days, Governor Tom Wolf held a press conference at PEMA Headquarters to give an update regarding winter weather conditions throughout the commonwealth.
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1/25/2015

Governor Wolf Meets With PennDOT Executives, Workers To Review Winter Weather Preparations
 
With Pennsylvania and the East Coast facing a double-barreled snow event in the coming days, Governor Tom Wolf met with regional PennDOT executives and equipment operators Sunday to review preparations.
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1/21/2015

Attorney General Kane's office cuts off major source of supply of oxycodone
 
Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today announced charges against 22 individuals accused of running a sophisticated prescription drug forgery ring that operated in 44 of the Commonwealth's 67 counties. It is estimated the ring obtained more than 59,000 oxycodone pills using forged prescriptions and stolen information from physicians for a profit of $1.7 million.
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