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1/13/2018

Governor Wolf Thanks Pennsylvania National Guard Troops Headed to Middle East
 
Governor Tom Wolf joined approximately 500 Soldiers with the Pennsylvania National Guard's 28th Infantry Division Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion (HHBN) as they were honored in a ceremony at the Zembo Shrine in Harrisburg today as they prepare to depart for a deployment to the Middle East in support of Operation Spartan Shield (OSS).
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1/11/2018

Army and Navy Battle for Culinary Superiority at 102nd PA Farm Show Cook-Off
 
Today Team Navy claimed victory during the Army v. Navy Cook-Off on the PA
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1/11/2018

Wolf Administration Provides Free Flu Shots at the Pennsylvania Farm Show
 
Acting Health Secretary and Physician General Dr. Rachel Levine today joined nurses from Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center at the 102nd Pennsylvania Farm Show to provide free flu shots to the public.
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1/11/2018

2018 PA Farm Show Aerial Photos
 
2018 PA Farm Show Aerial Photos
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1/10/2018

Governor Wolf Declares Heroin and Opioid Epidemic a Statewide Disaster Emergency.
 
Today, Governor Tom Wolf took another step forward in bolstering the fight against heroin and opioid addiction by signing a statewide disaster declaration to enhance state response, increase access to treatment, and save lives. The declaration is the first-of-its-kind for a public health emergency in Pennsylvania and will utilize a command center at the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency to track progress and enhance coordination of health and public safety agencies.
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1/8/2018

Agriculture Department, Penn State Release Recommendations to Maintain Healthy, Diverse Pollinator Populations
 
Standing in front of one of the more popular exhibits at the Pennsylvania Farm Show-an educational display on the importance of bees to society-state Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding today helped unveil a new report intended to support healthy pollinator populations in the face of challenges that have decimated some species.
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1/8/2018

Auditor General DePasquale Outlines Plans to Tackle Challenges Facing Residents, Government to Improve Accountability, Transparency
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today outlined his major audit initiatives and special reports for 2018 that will help tackle many of the challenges facing Pennsylvania government and residents while improving accountability and transparency.
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1/6/2018

Governor Wolf Kicks Off 102nd Pennsylvania Farm Show, Celebrating Strength and Diversity of State's Agriculture Industry
 
Governor Tom Wolf kicked off the 102nd Pennsylvania Farm Show today, celebrating the show's 2018 theme, 'Strength in Our Diversity.' The annual eight-day event will highlight the breadth and diversity of Pennsylvania's agriculture and food industry, the people who make it thrive, and investments the commonwealth has made to support the industry's long-term prosperity.
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1/4/2018

Half - Ton Butter Sculpture Depicts ' Strength in Our Diversity , ' Careers in Agriculture from Farm to Table
 
A sculpture carved from a half - ton of butter depicting the diversity of Pennsylvania agriculture - specifically careers and roles that support the dairy industry - was unveiled today at the 10 2 nd Farm Show.
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1/3/2018

Pennsylvania Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding offered a media preview of the 102nd Pennsylvania Farm Show, Strength in Our Diversity, which runs January 6 -13 at the PA Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg
 
Pennsylvania Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding offered a media preview of the 102nd Pennsylvania Farm Show, Strength in Our Diversity, which runs January 6 -13 at the PA Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg
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12/21/2017

Governor Wolf Visits Grandparents and their Grandchildren Whose Parents Have Been Affected by the Opioid Crisis
 
Governor Wolf was at Highmark Caring Place in Lemoyne, Cumberland County, to visit with grandparents and hear of their experiences raising grandchildren whose parents have been affected by the opioid crisis.
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12/21/2017

Governor Wolf Visits United Way of the Capital Region to Discuss Workforce Development and Highlight the Importance of Giving
 
Today, Governor Tom Wolf visited the United Way of the Capital Region for a roundtable discussion with staff, volunteers, and employer partners focused on the organization's recently established workforce development pilot program.
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12/21/2017

Governor Wolf and First Lady Frances Wolf Join Ben Franklin Students to Celebrate the Holidays
 
Governor Wolf and First Lady Frances Wolf celebrated the holidays with the elementary school students and thanked the 4th grade honor roll students for making ornaments that are hanging from the ceiling of the State Reception Room in the Governor's Residence.
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12/18/2017

Governor Wolf Vetoes Anti-Choice Bill that Severely Limits Women's Health Care Options
 
Today, Governor Tom Wolf vetoed Senate Bill 3, the anti-choice legislation that would severely limit women's reproductive rights and health care options. He was joined by Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney, legislators, local elected officials, and women's reproductive rights advocates for the event in the Mayor's Reception Room.
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12/18/2017

GO-TIME: DEP Increases Oil and Gas Drilling Inspections after Switch to Electronic Process in 2017
 
Harrisburg, PA - The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced that it will complete more oil and gas drilling site inspections in 2017 than in 2016, as a result of a GO-TIME project that replaced years of paper forms with a mobile app.
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