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12/10/2018

Governor Wolf Visits Dauphin County State Health Center to Receive Naloxone Kit as Part of Stop Overdoses in PA: Get Help Now Week
 
Governor Tom Wolf visited the Dauphin County State Health Center in Kline Plaza today to launch Stop Overdoses in PA: Get Help Now Week and receive a free naloxone kit, which all Pennsylvanians can do on Dec.13 at one of 80 locations across the state.
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12/6/2018

Governor Wolf and First Lady Frances Wolf Light the Capitol Christmas Tree
 
Governor Tom Wolf and First Lady Frances Wolf joined hundreds of people in the state Capitol Rotunda today to celebrate the holidays with the 2018 Capitol Tree Lighting Ceremony.
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12/5/2018

Wolf Administration Teams Up to Support Families in Need this Holiday Season at 29th Annual Holiday Wish
 
Today, representatives from the departments of Aging, Human Services, and Labor and Industry and the Pennsylvania National Guard gathered to support the 29th annual Holiday Wish Program gift drive, which provides donated gifts to about 200 families and 100 seniors across Pennsylvania.
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12/4/2018

State Offers Safe Holiday Party Hosting Tips
 
Insurance Commissioner Jessica Altman, Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) Chairman Tim Holden, and PLCB Member Michael Newsome today offered tips on safely hosting parties and reminded Pennsylvanians of potential liability if a guest has an alcohol-related incident, even after leaving the party.
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12/3/2018

Wolf Administration Highlights Older Driver Safety
 
With the number of older drivers on the rise in Pennsylvania, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and the Pennsylvania Department of Aging (PDA) hosted an event today at the Commonwealth Keystone Building in Harrisburg to highlight the importance of older driver safety. To highlight Older Driver Safety Awareness Week, December 3-7, the administration urges motorists of all ages to assess and sharpen their driving skills.
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12/3/2018

Auditor General DePasquale Announces Plans for Special Report on Climate Change in Pennsylvania
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today announced plans to prepare a special report exploring how Pennsylvania is responding to climate change in light of a failure by national leaders to recognize and act on the issue.
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11/30/2018

Wolf Administrations Kicks Off 'Trees for Troops' Donation Weekend
 
Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding and Maj. Gen. Tony Carelli, Pennsylvania's Adjutant General and head of the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA), today helped kick off the 2018 Trees for Troops weekend, encouraging Pennsylvanians to donate Christmas trees to active-duty military and their families.
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11/30/2018

Wolf Administration Receives $10 Million from Bloomberg Philanthropies to Fight Opioid Epidemic in Penn
 
Pennsylvania has been selected as the first state to participate in a groundbreaking initiative from Bloomberg Philanthropies designed to strengthen state
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11/21/2018

Wolf Administration Provides Year-End Update on Spotted Lanternfly, Encourages Hunters to Take Action
 
Today, the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (PDA) provided a year-end update on the state's efforts to control the spread of the Spotted Lanternfly, and joined the Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC), and State Senator Judy Schwank (D-Berks) to encourage hunters to take action by scraping Spotted Lanternfly egg masses while they are out hunting.
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11/20/2018

Pennsylvania Hunters Working Together to Provide Donated Venison to Help Feed Hungry
 
Thanks to record-breaking donations of deer meat from Pennsylvania hunters, generous donors, and a helping hand from the Wolf Administration, the state's charitable food system will provide more than half a million servings of ground venison through food banks, soup kitchens, and pantries throughout the commonwealth.
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11/20/2018

Wolf Administration Reminds High School Students to Enter 'Innovations Challenge'
 
With the December 31 entry deadline quickly approaching, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) are reminding high school students grades 9-12 to submit their entries for PennDOT's Innovations Challenge. This year's challenge asks students to look at innovative methods, aside from laws and educational campaigns that can be developed in the next five to 10 years to get drivers to slow down in work zones.
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11/20/2018

Auditor General DePasquale Calls for Stronger Efforts to Keep Unsafe Toys Off of Store Shelves, Urges Parents to be Vigilant
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today hosted PennPIRG for the release of its 33 rd annual Trouble in Toyland report o n toys that could pose hazards to children, and called for renewed efforts to quickly get dangerous toys out of stores
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11/19/2018

Wolf Administration Reminds Drivers to Buckle Up, Drive Sober During Holiday Travel Period
 
As Pennsylvanians look ahead to Thanksgiving and the beginning of the busy holiday travel season, representatives from safety partners Pennsylvania State Police (PSP), Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), and the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission gathered at Turnpike Commission headquarters to stress the importance of seat belts and sober driving during the holidays.
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11/16/2018

Capitol Complex to Save $1.2 Million Annually from Energy Project
 
Department of General Services (DGS) Secretary Curt Topper today kicked off an $18 million energy efficiency program in the Capitol Complex that will generate an estimated $1.2 million in annual savings. Secretary Topper was joined by Troy Geanopulos, CEO of The Efficiency Network (TEN) for the kick-off.
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11/14/2018

Governor Wolf Praises Advocates for New Domestic Violence, Gun Safety Protections
 
Governor Tom Wolf thanked advocates today for their ongoing support of victims of domestic violence during a ceremonial bill signing of Act 79 of 2018, the first bill to truly take guns away from the dangerous abusers who use them to kill, terrorize and control.
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