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4/27/2017

State and Federal Officials Promote National Drug Take-Back Day
 
State and federal officials today encouraged Pennsylvanians to get rid of unwanted prescription drugs by taking them to a drug take-back box or location on Saturday.
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4/26/2017

Department of Health Provides Update on Medical Marijuana Program Implementation in Pennsylvania
 
Today, at her regular briefing of the status of Pennsylvania's Medical Marijuana Program, Secretary of Health Dr. Karen Murphy provided an update on the application intake process for growers/processors and dispensaries and discussed steps moving forward for practitioner and patient regulations.
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4/24/2017

Governor Wolf, State Treasurer Torsella Discuss Passive Investments, Saving Taxpayer Dollars
 
Today, Governor Wolf joined State Treasurer Torsella to host a press conference at the Capitol about SERS and PSERS Passive Investments. The two discussed the benefits of reducing investment costs by moving away from Wall Street money managers, implementing administrative efficiencies, and increasing savings opportunities.
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4/21/2017

Pennsylvania Tax Amnesty Program Underway Until June 19, 2017
 
The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue today announced the launch of a Tax Amnesty program. Eligible individuals and businesses can apply now through June 19, 2017 to pay past-due state taxes and have all penalties and half of the interest waived.
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4/21/2017

Governor Wolf Announces 79 Projects to Receive DEP Environmental Education Grants
 
Governor Tom Wolf announced today that 79 projects statewide are receiving almost $1.2 million in Environmental Education Grants from the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) in 2017.
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4/21/2017

Gov. Wolf Urges Seniors to Protect Themselves Against Financial Fraud
 
Governor Tom Wolf today joined Department of Banking and Securities Secretary Robin L. Wiessmann and Department of Aging Secretary Teresa Osborne to discuss measures the Wolf Administration has taken to help protect senior citizens from financial scams and fraud.
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4/19/2017

Attorney General Shapiro: Major organized crime ring fraudulently obtained thousands of PA license plates in schemes spanning multiple states
 
Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced criminal charges against a dozen people accused of taking part in a major organized crime ring that fraudulently obtained more than a thousand Pennsylvania license plates and used them to fuel a massive criminal enterprise involving automobiles in multiple states.
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4/18/2017

Governor Wolf Announces 'It's On Us PA' Legislation
 
As part of his 'It's On Us PA' campaign to protect Pennsylvania students from a nationwide epidemic of sexual violence, Governor Tom Wolf today announced the introduction of six new pieces of legislation.
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4/17/2017

Governor Wolf, Families, Advocates Celebrate One-Year Anniversary of Legalizing Medical Marijuana
 
Today, Governor Wolf was joined by families, advocates, members of his administration, and a group of lawmakers to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the signing of Senate Bill 3, legalizing medical marijuana in Pennsylvania.
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4/17/2017

Governor Tom Wolf and First Lady Frances Wolf Join Pre-K for PA to Host Easter Egg Hunt at the Governor's Residence, Highlight the Need to Invest in High-Quality Early Childhood Education
 
Governor Tom Wolf and First Lady Frances Wolf were joined today by preschoolers from Harrisburg-area pre-kindergarten centers and members of the Pre-K for PA campaign for an Easter Egg Hunt at the Governor's Residence in Harrisburg. During the event, the Governor reiterated his commitment to investing in high-quality early childhood education.
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4/14/2017

Physician General Partners with Agricultural Community Leaders to Highlight the Opioid Epidemic's Impact on Rural Pennsylvanians
 
Today, Physician General Dr. Rachel Levine visited Weis Markets in Mifflintown, Juniata County, to discuss the opioid epidemic's effects on agricultural and rural communities and underscore the Wolf Administration's efforts in fighting this devastating public health crisis in Pennsylvania.
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4/13/2017

Auditor General DePasquale asks General Assembly to audit legislative surplus fund
 
Auditor General DePasquale asks General Assembly to audit legislative surplus fund
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4/12/2017

Governor Wolf Recognizes Recipients of 2017 Governor's Awards for Local Government Excellence
 
Governor Tom Wolf today recognized municipalities and local government officials for their dedication and commitment to strengthen their communities and better serve their residents.
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4/12/2017

Governor Wolf Announces DCNR Rangers, Managers will Carry Naloxone to Combat Opioid Overdoses
 
Lewisberry, PA - Governor Tom Wolf today announced that the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources is equipping state park and state forest rangers, managers and assistant managers with life-saving naloxone to minimize opioid overdose fatalities, especially in rural settings such as state parks and state forests where police and first responders may not be readily available.
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4/7/2017

Wolf Administration Hosts Forum on Women in Public Service, Transportation
 
Philadelphia, PA - First Lady Frances Wolf, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Secretary Leslie S. Richards and Philadelphia International Airport CEO Rochelle 'Chellie' Cameron today spoke to more than 100 high-school and college students as well as regional professionals on the importance of women in public service and transportation.
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