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1/18/2019

Auditor General DePasquale Urges Pennsylvanians to Support Food Banks as Federal Shutdown's Impact on Workers, Families Worsens
 
HARRISBURG - Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today urged Pennsylvanians to support local food banks to help individuals and families who are struggling as a result of the federal government shutdown.
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1/18/2019

Pennsylvania Preparing Aggressive Statewide Response in Advance of Weekend Storm
 
Harrisburg, PA - With an intense winter storm expected to bring heavy snow, high winds, sleet and freezing rain across the state through this weekend, Governor Tom Wolf today signed a state of emergency declaration to allow for increased assistance with storm-related needs. The commonwealth also will impose speed restrictions and a ban on all commercial traffic, including buses on most interstates and the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
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1/17/2019

Wolf Administration Highlights How State's Worker Training Program Assisted More Than 145,000 Businesses, Workers
 
Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Executive Deputy Secretary Scott Dunkelberger joined company executives at USA Spares, a machine design shop in Carlisle, Cumberland County, to highlight how the company and its employees have benefitted from the Workforce and Economic Development Network of Pennsylvania (WEDnet) worker training program. The program provides training to a company's existing workers, which strengthens the company's workforce and equips workers with the skills they need to grow in their careers.
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1/17/2019

Auditor General DePasquale Announces Plans for Special Report on Criminal Justice Reform in Pennsylvania
 
HARRISBURG - Citing a need for taking a commonsense approach to making sure the punishment fits the crime, Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today announced plans to produce a special report on the benefits to society and savings to taxpayers resulting from criminal justice reform.
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1/16/2019

Governor Wolf Welcomes New PASSHE Chancellor Daniel Greenstein
 
Marking a new vision for the state's 14 public universities, Governor Tom Wolf today celebrated the swearing-in of Dr. Daniel Greenstein as the fifth chancellor of Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education. Greenstein is a former leader with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the University of California system.
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1/15/2019

Governor Tom Wolf took the oath of office today for his second term as Pennsylvania's governor.
 
'We've gone from a Commonwealth at a crossroads to a Commonwealth on a comeback. It's an honor to continue to serve the people of Pennsylvania.'
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1/11/2019

Governor Wolf's First Term Boosts Schools That Teach, Made Children the Top Priority
 
Since taking office, Governor Tom Wolf has fought for more education funding and has made investments in our schools and our children his top priority. As he prepares to begin his second term, the governor pledged that he would continue to fight for students to have quality schools, regardless of their zip code.
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1/10/2019

Army Declared Victor in Annual Farm Show PA Preferred Military Battle
 
Harrisburg - Today Team Army claimed victory during the Army v. Navy Cook-Off on the PA Preferre Culinary Connection Stage during the 103rd Pennsylvania Farm Show.
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1/10/2019

Governor Wolf Showcases First Term Advancements in Economic Development, Infrastructure
 
Governor Tom Wolf has followed through on his promise to cut red tape, improve infrastructure, and strengthen Pennsylvania's business climate. Today, he pledged to continue strengthening Pennsylvania's economy through smart investments that will positively impact future generations of Pennsylvanians.
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1/9/2019

Governor Wolf's 'It's On Us PA' Enters Fourth Year of Fight Against Campus Sexual Assault
 
Governor Tom Wolf was joined by state and national It's On Us initiative leaders today to announce nearly $1 million in grants to combat campus sexual assault at 38 colleges and universities. The governor is a steadfast supporter of campus safety and nearly three years ago established It's On Us PA, the nation's first statewide campaign.
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1/8/2019

Departments of Agriculture, Education Celebrate FFA at Annual Mid- Winter Convention during 103rd PA Farm Show
 
Today at the 103rd Farm Show, Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding and Education Secretary Pedro Rivera celebrated agricultural education during the state FFA's Mid- Winter Convention with more than 5,000 FFA members and guests.
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1/8/2019

Governor Wolf Establishes First Statewide Goal to Reduce Carbon Pollution in Pennsylvania
 
Today Governor Tom Wolf announced that he has signed a new executive order establishing the first statewide goal to reduce carbon pollution in Pennsylvania, which is contributing to climate change. The executive order also establishes the GreenGov Council to boost green and sustainable practices in state government to help achieve the goals set in the executive order, while saving taxpayers money and creating jobs in the state's clean energy economy.
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1/7/2019

Wolf Administration Outlines Efforts to Combat Human Trafficking, Encourages Public to Learn and Watch for Signs
 
Executives from the Pennsylvania departments of Transportation (PennDOT) and Human Services (DHS), Pennsylvania State Police (PSP), and the Governor's Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs were joined by advocates and a human trafficking survivor today to discuss efforts to combat human trafficking and educate the public on the issue
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1/7/2019

Wolf Administration Highlights Work to Address Opioid Crisis, Vows Continued Effort in Second Term
 
Governor Tom Wolf and his administration pledged today to continue working tirelessly during his second term to combat the opioid crisis through the areas of prevention, rescue and treatment as they highlighted work completed to fight the crisis over the past four years.
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1/7/2019

Governor Wolf Reaffirms Commitment to Good Jobs, Skilled Workforce in Second Term
 
Governor Tom Wolf is working to create family-sustaining jobs and bring businesses to the commonwealth. With new and innovative investments in job training, apprenticeships, and partnerships with the private sector, the state is preparing workers for good jobs in growing careers that will strengthen our economy.
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