PAcast
Twitter
Facebook
RSS
App Store
pa.gov

11/15/2017

Auditor General DePasquale Says Washington, DC Inaction Prompts Effort to Reduce Firearm Injuries, Deaths; Improve Gun Safety
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today announced he plans to seek ideas from all sides of the gun debate to find commonsense gun safety measures that will reduce firearm injuries and deaths without legislative action.
Share

11/14/2017

GO-TIME: Wolf Administration Honors Transportation Employees for Innovative Ideas, Engagement
 
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today honored 13 employees for their transformative ideas to improve efficiency, safety, customer service, cost savings and revenue generation.
Share

11/9/2017

PUC Joins with Wolf Administration, State Agencies & Utilities to Highlight Impact & Importance of Veterans in the Utility Workforce
 
Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) Chairman Gladys M. Brown today joined with leaders from Gov. Tom Wolf's Administration, including the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) and Department of Labor & Industry (L&I), along with representatives from public utilities from across the state, to highlight the importance and impact of veterans in the utility workforce.
Share

11/4/2017

Code4PA Hackathon
 
Code4PA Hackathon - https://www.code4pa.tech/ - is a contest not just for students, but there will be people from local tech companies as well. Teams use data from https://data.pa.gov/browse to generate ideas that will enhance public engagement, increase transparency into trending of state data for greater innovation and use of technology.
Share

11/1/2017

Wolf Administration Launches Patient and Caregiver Registry for Medical Marijuana Program
 
Wolf Administration Acting Health Secretary and Physician General Dr. Rachel Levine today launched the Medical Marijuana Patient and Caregiver Registry, marking a major milestone in getting medication to patients.
Share

11/1/2017

GO-TIME: General Services Procurement Savings Top $143 Million and Growing
 
Pennsylvania Department of General Services (DGS) Secretary Curt Topper announced today that continued success in achieving lower costs for goods and services purchased by state agencies has saved approximately $143 million over the past two years, including $74 million in fiscal year 2016-17.
Share

10/30/2017

Department of Health Medical Marijuana Program Tests Patient and Caregiver Registry
 
The Wolf Administration today tested the medical marijuana patient and caregiver registry, one of the last steps before the registry is made available to all patients who wish to participate in Pennsylvania's Medical Marijuana Program.
Share

10/27/2017

Governor Wolf Announces Thousands of Roadway Miles Paved, Hundreds of Bridge Projects Initiated This Year
 
Governor Tom Wolf today announced that so far this year, roughly 2,100 roadway miles were paved and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has also put out contracts to preserve, repair, and replace more than 450 state-owned bridges and 18 locally owned bridges, and also completed 20 bridge projects with department forces.
Share

10/27/2017

Governor Wolf Launches New Manufacturing PA Initiative
 
Governor Tom Wolf announced the launch of Manufacturing PA, a new initiative to support manufacturing and link job training to career pathways to ensure that training leads not simply to any job, but to careers that provide higher pay and opportunities for advancement with Pennsylvania manufacturers in today's global economy.
Share

10/26/2017

Acting Insurance Commissioner Announces ACA Open Enrollment Outreach Efforts
 
Acting Insurance Commissioner Jessica Altman today announced the launch of a media campaign to help Pennsylvanians understand the individual market health insurance options during open enrollment, November 1 through December 15
Share

10/26/2017

Governor Wolf: Severance Tax Right Thing to Do
 
Governor Tom Wolf stood with Southeast lawmakers to urge the legislature to pass a severance tax.
Share

10/24/2017

Wolf Administration to Announce Partnership with CVS Health to Create 'Jobs that Pay' for Pennsylvanians with Disabilities
 
Governor Tom Wolf announced today a partnership between CVS Health and OVR's Hiram G. Andrews Center (HGAC) in Johnstown to create 'Jobs that Pay' for individuals with disabilities at CVS stores across Pennsylvania. The Department of Labor and Industry and CVS Health will hold a formal announcement at HGAC, 727 Goucher Street, Johnstown, at a 3:00 PM press conference today.
Share

10/22/2017

Governor Wolf Welcomes Home Pennsylvania Air National Guard Members from Deployment Overseas
 
Governor and First Lady Wolf welcomed home a group of Pennsylvania Air National Guard members from the 193rd Special Operations Group to Harrisburg who had been deployed to the Middle East. The Governor and First Lady thanked the service members and their families for their sacrifices on behalf of Pennsylvania and their fellow Americans.
Share

10/20/2017

Governor Wolf Announces 60,000 Additional Naloxone Kits Available for First Responders Statewide
 
Today, Governor Tom Wolf and first responders gathered in Homewood at Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire Station #17 to thank first responders and announce the increased availability of live-saving Naloxone to first responders and law enforcement across the state. The funding, available through the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency, is being used to purchase approximately 60,000 Naloxone kits.
Share

10/17/2017

Wolf Administration Honors Students, Drivers at Pennsylvania
 
In a ceremony at the Governor's residence today, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Deputy Secretary for Driver and Vehicle Services Kurt Myers joined other Pennsylvania school bus safety advocates to underscore the Wolf Administration's commitment to highway safety by honoring nine students for communicating important school bus safety messages, and six school bus drivers for their superior driving skills.
Share