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Attorney General Josh Shapiro Discusses Verdict in Graham Spanier Trial
Attorney General Josh Shapiro held a press availability today immediately following the jury's verdict in the Graham Spanier trial.


Wolf Administration Thanks Crews for Winter Efforts, Unique Assistance During Recent Storm
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Secretary Leslie S. Richards today met with maintenance employees and underscored Governor Tom Wolf's appreciation for their work through last week's storm, during which Pittsburgh-area crews assisted on northeast-region roadways and participated in a unique mission.


Agriculture Secretary Celebrates National Ag Day; Stresses Importance of Innovation, Conservation
Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding today celebrated National Ag Day by touring Brubaker Farms, which incorporates innovative and sustainable practices generating energy and improving water and soil quality.


Wolf Administration Provides Information on Flood Insurance, Potential Grant Funding to Residents in Areas of Centre County Hit by Flooding in Late 2016
Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller, Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency Director of the Bureau of Recovery and Mitigation Steve Bekanich, and State NFIP Coordinator Dan Fitzpatrick of the Department of Community and Economic Development today presented information on flood insurance and potential grant availability to homeowners in Centre County hard hit by flooding in October 2016.


Governor Wolf Joins Pittsburgh Steelers Legend Franco Harris to Announce New Opioid Prescribing Guideline Recommendations for Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
Today, Governor Tom Wolf and former Pittsburgh Steeler Franco Harris, joined state and local leaders at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) Montefiore to announce new prescribing guideline recommendations for the safe and effective use of opioids in orthopedics and sports medicine.


Winter Storm Stella Update
Gov Tom Wolf gives update on winter storm Stella from the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency HQ.


Governor Wolf Announces Emergency Proclamation, Travel Restrictions Ahead of Winter Storm
Governor Tom Wolf today signed a Proclamation of Disaster Emergency in anticipation of a significant winter snowstorm that will impact the state starting Monday evening through late Tuesday, and announced PennDOT and the Turnpike will restrict speeds on interstates and some large commercial vehicular travel. Governor Wolf also announced that PennDOT will strategically deploy additional assets to areas expected to be hardest hit by the storm, including the Northeast, Poconos and Lehigh Valley.


Agriculture Secretary Urges Dog Owners to 'Love Your Dog. License Your Dog.'
No one wants to think about the family dog getting lost, but in the event that does happen, a dog license is the best way to make sure your furry friend gets home safely, according to Pennsylvania Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding.


Governor Wolf: Pennsylvania's Seniors Lose Under GOP Healthcare Plan
Today in Philadelphia, Governor Tom Wolf and Secretary of Aging Teresa Osborne discussed the negative effect the recently revealed Republican healthcare plan would have on Pennsylvania's seniors.


Stack, Consul General of Ireland, Hold Irish-American Heritage Month Event Featuring Photography Exhibit at State Capitol
HARRISBURG - Lieutenant Governor Mike Stack was host for an observance of Irish culture and heritage in the state Capitol today as he welcomed photographer Robin Hiteshew of Philadelphia, whose photographic exhibit of Irish musicians is currently on display in the East Wing atrium. Barbara Jones, the Consul General of Ireland posted in New York, was also on hand, along with Pennsylvania Secretary of State Pedro Cortes and several legislators.


Auditor General DePasquale Recommends Regulating, Taxing Marijuana as Right Move to Help Deal with Critical Issues
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said today Pennsylvania should strongly consider regulating and taxing marijuana to benefit from a booming industry expected to be worth $20 billion and employ more than 280,000 in the next decade.


Governor Tom Wolf and First Lady Frances Wolf attended the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia's 'Stand Against Hate' gathering along with inter-faith leaders from throughout Pennsylvania
Today, Governor Tom Wolf and First Lady Frances Wolf attended the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia's 'Stand Against Hate' gathering along with inter-faith leaders from throughout Pennsylvania to denounce recent anti-Semitic acts and stand in solidarity with all faiths against the rash of hateful acts across the country and Pennsylvania.


Auditor General DePasquale Says York County Children & Youth Agency Overwhelmed by Staff Shortages in 2010-14, Owes State $578,400
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said today that a recent audit of the York County Children and Youth agency showed it was overwhelmed by high staff turnover and owes $578,400 to the state for disallowed costs.


Pennsylvania Treasury Department and Department of Auditor General Celebrate Black History Month
State Treasurer Joe Torsella and Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today honored and celebrate d the history, culture and innumerable contributions of African Americans to Pennsylvania during an event in Harrisburg, PA to recognize Black Hi story Month .


Wolf Administration Officials, Overdose Survivor Commend Pennsylvania EMS Providers for Using Narcan to Save Lives
Physician General Dr. Rachel Levine and Acting Secretary of Drug and Alcohol Programs Jennifer Smith commended South Central EMS today for their active role in providing training for and using naloxone, a life-saving overdose reversal drug. The recognition event also featured Mark McCullough, a recovery specialist andoverdose survivor who was saved due to the administration of naloxone by EMS providers.