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7/18/2018

Wolf Administration Highlights Pennsylvania Public Health During Meeting with International Students
 
The Wolf Administration today discussed the importance of public health in Pennsylvania and its role in the modern, global world with students from the Penn State Global Health Exchange Program.
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7/18/2018

Wolf Administration Highlights Investments to Bolster STEM Education
 
State Education Secretary Pedro A. Rivera hosted the Conrad Weiser High School (Berks County) Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) team at the Capitol today, emphasizing that the team's patent-pending medical technology is a fitting example for Governor Tom Wolf's PAsmart initiative, a new $30 million program to improve STEM and computer science education and other jobs training opportunities.
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7/17/2018

Wolf Administration Awards $3 Million in Grants for Medication-Assisted Treatment Programs
 
The Wolf Administration today awarded three $1-million grants to organizations to build medication-assisted treatment programs for Pennsylvanians suffering from the disease of addiction, including one at Temple University Hospital, as part of the Pennsylvania Coordinated Medication Assisted Treatment program, or PAC-MAT.
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7/17/2018

Auditor General DePasquale Expands Scope of Voting Security Audit Outreach in Wake of Latest Indictments of Russian Hackers
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said he is expanding the scope of his audit outreach to help protect the security and integrity of Pennsylvania's voting system.
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7/12/2018

Wolf Administration Highlights Tick and Mosquito Awareness, Opportunities to Spend Time Outdoors
 
Harrisburg, PA - The Wolf Administration today urged Pennsylvania residents and visitors to take precautions to avoid ticks and mosquitoes when spending time outdoors this summer.
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7/12/2018

Visitors Get Farm-to-Cone Experience on First-Ever Ice Cream Trail
 
Pennsylvanians and visitors to the commonwealth can now 'pursue their scoops' on the commonwealth's first ice cream trail, a partnership between the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (PDA), the Pennsylvania Tourism Office, PA Preferred, and the Center for Dairy Excellence (CDE).
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7/12/2018

Governor Wolf Makes $22 Million Deposit into Rainy Day Fund, First in Nearly a Decade
 
Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced a $22 million deposit into the state's Rainy Day fund, the first in nearly a decade. The governor was joined by Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella for the announcement at the Capitol.
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7/11/2018

Governor Wolf Signs Executive Order to Improve Job, Skills Training as Part of PAsmart Initiative
 
Governor Tom Wolf was joined by labor and business leaders, including Microsoft, and several cabinet secretaries today to launch the next phase of PAsmart, a first-of-its-kind $30 million investment in workforce development. During the press conference in York, the governor signed an executive order to cut red tape and improve coordination between several state agencies to more effectively deliver workforce development services to Pennsylvanians.
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7/10/2018

Department of Corrections Begins Transferring Employees, Inmates from SCI Graterford to SCI Phoenix
 
Collegeville, PA - At 9:15 AM, Department of Corrections officials locked down SCI Graterford to begin the relocation of employees and inmates from the State Correctional Institution (SCI) Graterford to SCI Phoenix. DOC officials plan to move several hundred inmates each day, and they will continue the transition for however long it takes to complete the operation.
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7/10/2018

Auditor General DePasquale Says State Must Do More to Help Keep People Warm, Safer through Winter
 
HARRISBURG - Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said his recent performance audits of two programs designed to keep low-income Pennsylvanians warm and safer through winter found the state failed to spend $5.4 million of federal funding that potentially could have helped 527 families.
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6/29/2018

Pennsylvania Tourism Office Unveils New Fred Rogers Trail
 
The Pennsylvania Tourism Office, housed within the state Department of Community and Economic Development, paid homage to Pennsylvania native Fred Rogers and announced a Fred Rogers Trail, where travelers can zip up their cardigans and experience firsthand the neighborhoods that inspired the TV pioneer.
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6/28/2018

Event Highlights New PennDOT Motorcycle Training for 2018 Riding Season
 
Today at Blackmans Cycle Center in Emmaus, PennDOT sponsored 'A Day at The Range,' a demonstration showcasing the Pennsylvania Motorcycle Safety Program's (PAMSP's) new motorcycle training curriculum and emphasizing the importance of proper training in mitigating crashes.
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6/28/2018

Governor Wolf Signs Clean Slate Bill, Calls for More Criminal Justice Reform
 
Today, Governor Tom Wolf was joined by Representative Sheryl Delozier, Senator Anthony Williams, Representative Jordan Harris and many stakeholder and advocacy groups for the signing of House Bill 1419, the 'Clean Slate' bill. The first of its kind in the nation, the bill was co-sponsored by Reps. Delozier and Harris, Sen. Williams sponsored the Senate version of the bill.
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6/28/2018

Governor Wolf Celebrates One-Year Anniversary of Libre's Law
 
Today, Governor Tom Wolf was joined by Libre, the Humane Society of the United States, legislative members, and animal advocates, to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the signing of Act 10 of 2017, which strengthened Pennsylvania's animal cruelty laws.
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6/25/2018

Governor Wolf Signs Employer Statement of Support for National Guard Members
 
Today, Governor Tom Wolf signed a U.S. Defense Department Employer Statement of Support for the more than 1,300 Pennsylvania National Guard members and reservists who work for the commonwealth, thanking them for their service and pledging to offer support as these Guard members and reservists fulfill their military service duties while under the commonwealth's employ. The governor was joined by the Adjutant General of Pennsylvania, Maj. General Anthony Carrelli, members of the Pennsylvania National Guard, and Col (ret.) Gregory Parish and George Mentzer from the Employer Support for Guardsman and Reservists Program.
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